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A night of traditional Appalachian music April 16 will support Appalachian studies scholarships

BOONE—For those who enjoy foot-tapping, rousing and traditional Old-Time music, come out and join the Center for Appalachian Studies April 16 from 6:30-9 p.m. for the Ed Cabbell Scholarship Benefit Concert. It will be held at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum at 159 Chestnut Street in Blowing Rock.

Walker College of Business team wins N.C. CFA Institute Research Challenge

BOONE—Four students from Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business won the N.C. CFA Institute Research Challenge held in Greensboro, besting student teams from Elon University, N.C. State University and UNC Wilmington.

Autism camp offered April 17-19, registration ends April 1

BOONE—Crinkleroot Retreat, a free day camp to be held April 17-19, is recruiting campers ages 8 – 14 with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The retreat will be held in Valle Crucis at the Broadstone facility and is staffed by trained Appalachian State University volunteers.

Global Film Series: ‘Two Million Minutes,’ ‘City of God’ and ‘Aquí y Allá’

BOONE—The Global Films Series will show three films as part of its spring series beginning March 25 at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Programs on reproductive justice presented at Appalachian

BOONE—A series of events with the common theme of reproductive justice will be presented in March and April as part of Women’s History Month at Appalachian State University.

The programs are sponsored by the university’s Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies Program. All events are free and open to the public.

10th Annual Tom Moore 5K Run/Walk held April 11

BOONE—On Saturday, April 11, students from Appalachian State University’s Recreation Management program, in collaboration with Huntington’s Disease Society of America, will host the 10th Annual Tom Moore 5K Run/Walk.

Appalachian expands its educational opportunities in Turkey

BOONE—Appalachian State University has added a second formal agreement with a private university in Turkey creating opportunities for student, faculty and staff exchanges from Appalachian State University and both Turkish institutions.

Scholar discusses women’s identity as reflected in Disney films March 18

BOONE—Fulbright-Nehru doctoral research scholar Mukulika Dattagupta will present the talk “The Journey of Women in Animated Disney Films” March 18 at Appalachian State University. The program will begin at 3:30 p.m. in room 421 Belk Library and Information Commons on campus and is part of the library’s Doorways Series. The public is invited to attend.

Appalachian expands educational opportunities into the UAE

BOONE—Appalachian State University has signed a formal agreement with the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that paves the way for student, faculty and staff exchanges at both institutions. The agreement was signed by Dr. Stan Aeschleman, interim provost and executive vice chancellor at Appalachian, and Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, president of AURAK.

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