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Annual Holiday Scholarship Concert presented Dec. 4 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music presents its annual Holiday Scholarship Concert Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University. Admission is $10. Tickets are available at the Schaefer Center or by calling 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046.

Appalachian offers variety of options for meditation and well-being as semester ends

BOONE—As final exams for fall semester near, Appalachian State University offers a variety of options for maintaining well-being.

Appalachian’s Rich Mountain Meditation Room in Plemmons Student Union has been remodeled to better serve students, faculty and staff looking for a quiet respite from their busy lives. It is located on the third floor of Plemmons Student Union and is available for prayer, meditation or small group spiritual gatherings.

“Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” to be presented Dec. 5 and 6

BOONE—The Appalachian Women’s Theatre Troupe (AWTT) at Appalachian State University presents the 1993 comedy “Five Women Wearing The Same Dress” by playwright Alan Ball about five bridesmaids hiding in a bedroom during a wedding reception.

Slow recovery after running? New research shows why and what to do about it

By Jennifer Woodford

KANNAPOLIS—David Nieman, DrPH, with the Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab on the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, gets a steady stream of emails from runners who find themselves unable to recover from intense exercise like marathons after years of training and competing.

Student industrial designers thrive at Appalachian

BOONE—End-of-semester projects in the industrial design program at Appalachian State University have names like Flow, Sip and Sprout, Cinnaway and Hollo Band.

The work of senior students in the product design studio is a culmination of their experiences in the product design concentration within the Department of Applied Design’s industrial design program.

Symphony band performance held Dec. 2 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Appalachian Symphony Band will present its last performance of the semester Dec. 2 at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s sustainability initiatives recognized in Washington, D.C.

BOONE—Appalachian State University was one of 38 institutions of higher learning invited to participate in the American Campuses Act on Climate Roundtable Nov. 19 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. The event was hosted by the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Big band holiday dinner and concert Dec. 6 to benefit Appalachian Jazz Ensemble I

BOONE—A big band holiday dinner and concert benefiting Jazz Ensemble I will be held Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. at Appalachian State University.

Students participate in the 11th Annual SNCURCS research event

BOONE—A total of 146 undergraduate students and faculty from Appalachian State University attended the 11th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium at High Point University Nov. 14.

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