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Friday, March 23
Baseball at Abilene Christian University
6 p.m.

Bowling at three-day Southland Conference Bowling League Championship

Softball at Lamar University
4 and 6 p.m.

Track and field at two-day University of Texas at San Antonio Invitational
San Antonio

Track and field distance runners at two-day Victor Lopez Classic

Saturday, March 24
Baseball at Abilene Christian University
2 p.m.

Softball at Lamar University
2 p.m.

Tennis at Northwestern State University
1 p.m.
Natchitoches, Louisiana

Sunday, March 25
Baseball at Abilene Christian University
1 p.m.

Women's Tennis vs. Louisiana Tech University
1 p.m.

Monday, March 26
Men's golf at two-day Golden Nugget Invitational
Lake Charles, Louisiana

Women's golf at two-day University of Arkansas at Little Rock/Arkansas State University Invitational
Maumelle, Arkansas




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Drs. Lauren Brewer, Kyle Conlon

Assistant professors of psychology

Conlon and Brewer recently had their article, "Uninformed Consent? The Effect of Participant Characteristics and Delivery Format on Informed Consent," accepted for publication in Ethics and Behavior.

Across three studies, results indicated that participants failed to adequately read both digital and paper consent forms, calling into question whether participants are truly informed when providing consent.

The paper was co-authored with three former graduate students of SFA's general psychology master's program: Kyle Ripley, currently pursuing his doctoral degree in quantitative psychology at the University of Missouri; Margaret Hance, currently pursuing her doctoral degree in social psychology at East Tennessee State University; and Stacey Kerr, the recipient of the 2017 Marilyn Odom Outstanding Graduate Student Award.

News & Announcements

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center named SFA 'College of the Year'

The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center named SFA "College of the Year" in recognition of the university's role in increasing blood donations. The award was presented at the center's recent Celebration of Life ceremony in Houston.

SFA has partnered with the blood center for 15 years, hosting a total of 700 blood drives since 2003. More than 17,000 units of blood have been collected as a result of this work, saving 50,610 lives, according to Brian Gannon, president and CEO of The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center.

The Gulf Coast center must maintain an adequate supply of blood and blood components to meet the needs of 170 hospitals and health care institutions in the Texas Gulf Coast, Brazos Valley and East Texas regions, according to Cameron Palmer, media and promotions coordinator for the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center.
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Teixeira to present “The (in) Visibility of Prostitution in Brazil” tomorrow

Dr. Esther Teixeira, assistant professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies at Texas Christian University, will present "The (in) Visibility of Prostitution in Brazil" at noon tomorrow in Dugas Liberal Arts North, Room 102.

Following Teixeira's presentation, students will present papers and lead discussions at the Women's and Gender Studies Symposium scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. in the Ferguson Building, Room 471.

Symposium on Arts and Research scheduled for March 27

The Office of the Provost will host the 2018 Symposium on Arts and Research, a one-day event celebrating the research, scholarship and artistry of SFA faculty members, on Tuesday, March 27. Faculty research from the past year and research in progress will be showcased.

This event will honor the symposium's Spotlight Presenters and the Office of Research and Graduate Studies' grant award recipients with an awards presentation at noon. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. 

Click here to view a calendar of events. For additional information, email soar@sfasu.edu.



SFA - 14 vs. Grambling State University - 3

Women's golf

Fifth-place finish at Oral Roberts University/SFA Spring Break Invitational

Fine Arts

Faculty recital to feature selections from LaGraff CD tomorrow

SFA’s School of Music will present a faculty recital featuring Scott LaGraff, baritone, and Hyun Ji Oh, pianist, at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Cole Concert Hall.

LaGraff will perform works by some of his favorite composers along with selections from his latest CD, “Incline Thine Ear and Other Sacred Songs.” Kimberly LaGraff, mezzo soprano, will join her husband for selected duets.

Works to be performed are by G.F. Handel, Hugo Wolf, Maurice Ravel, W.A. Mozart, Oley Speaks, Albert Hay Malotte, Ernest Charles and others.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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Annual ‘Coleidoscope’ to showcase ‘Works for Clarinet, Piano and Strings’

SFA’s annual “Coleidoscope” chamber music concert will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in Cole Concert Hall.

The event is presented each year in honor of SFA School of Music benefactor Ed Cole and his late wife, Gwen. Cole Concert Hall is named in their honor in recognition of their support for the School of Music and its students.

This year’s “Coleidoscope” program is “Works for Clarinet, Piano and Strings” and features performances by guest artist Kae Hosoda-Ayer. Selections to be performed are by Canadian composer Stephen Chatman, Bohuslav Martinu and Lowell Liebermann.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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