Arkansas State University http://ualrpublicradio.org en Construction Set On Arkansas State's Mexico Campus http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/construction-set-arkansas-states-mexico-campus <div><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">The chancellor of Arkansas State University says construction is scheduled to begin in February on ASU's campus in Mexico.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ASU Chancellor Tim Hudson says the $50 million campus in </span>Queretaro<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is expected to open in fall 2015.</span></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:23:02 +0000 Associated Press 13827 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Construction Set On Arkansas State's Mexico Campus ASU Implements iPad Requirement For Incoming Freshmen http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/asu-implements-ipad-requirement-incoming-freshmen <p></p><p></p><p>Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is requiring all incoming freshman to have iPads for class beginning this fall, officials said.</p><p>Students will be using the tablets to download e-textbooks and utilize article databases like JSTOR, LexisNexis and EBSCOhost. ASU faculty will also use services like iTunes U and iBooks Author to develop innovative, multimedia-based programs to better engage students with the learning process.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Johnathan Reeves/ KASU 5811 at http://ualrpublicradio.org ASU Implements iPad Requirement For Incoming Freshmen