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Award-winning filmmaker Lily Keber returns to Boone to present documentary Sept. 10

BOONE—Documentary filmmaker Lily Keber will present her film “Bayou Maharajah” Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at Appalachian State University’s Belk Library and Information Commons Room 114. The screening is free and open to the public.

Appalachian included in Money magazine’s and Forbes’ best value lists

BOONE—Appalachian State University continues to be recognized nationally for providing a quality education at an affordable price.

Assistant professor combines passions for public service and research

BOONE—A stint in the Peace Corps combined with an interest in plant biology helped solidify the research interests of Dr. Matt Estep, an assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology.

BIG Sale raises $20,812 for three area charities

BOONE—The BIG Sale at Appalachian State University raised $20,812.09 for area charities Saturday, Aug. 16, and diverted 70 tons of materials that otherwise might have been taken to landfills.

Appalachian’s ROTC program graduates 10 second lieutenants

BOONE—Ten students from the ROTC program at Appalachian State University ended their time as students at the university and took the first steps in becoming Army officers Aug. 8.

Koch receives AAUP chapter’s Academic Freedom Award

BOONE—Dr. Andy Koch, professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University, has received the 2014 Award for Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance from the university’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).

Convocation Sept. 4 features musician and luthier Wayne Henderson

BOONE—Master luthier and musician Wayne Henderson from Greyson County, Va., will speak Thursday, Sept. 4, at Appalachian State University for fall convocation.

Registration open for the High Country Half Marathon

BOONE—The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS) at Appalachian State University announces the 3rd Annual High Country Half Marathon Aug. 30. All proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, an after-school program that inspires girls in the 3rd-8th grade to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Appalachian named a ‘Best in the Southeast’ by The Princeton Review

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of 139 colleges that The Princeton Review has chosen for its “Best in the Southeast” section of its website feature “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” The Princeton Review does not rank schools on its “regional best” lists.

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