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Archive for August, 2000

Holocaust Commemoration Held Sept. 17-21 at Appalachian

BOONE–Appalachian State University will host a six-day Holocaust commemoration that includes lectures, music, an art exhibit and poetry reading illustrating the Holocaust’s continuing effects on world policy, art and music. All activities are free.

TV Program Spotlights Bond Referendum’s Benefits to Western North Carolina

rankin.jpgBOONE–If voters fail to pass the $3.1-billion bond referendum Nov. 7 for the UNC system and community colleges, the state’s educational and economic future will be shortchanged, according to university leaders.

Appalachian Astronomers Pave Way for NASA Search for Life

082900nasa_dl.jpgBOONE–The groundwork for discovering life outside of Earth is underway at Appalachian State University and its Dark Sky Observatory.

Fitness Testing Offered at Appalachian

BOONE–Area residents can learn more about their health and fitness at the Human Performance Laboratory in Appalachian State University’s Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science.

Algonquin Book Editor Discusses Careers in Publishing

BOONE–Aspiring writers or publishers can learn more about the publishing world during a special presentation at Appalachian State University.

Robert Conley Opens Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian

BOONE–Robert J. Conley writes about his ancestors — the Cherokee. The Cushing, Okla., native has made a career of writing novels about the Cherokee tradition.

Convocation Sept. 7 Features NCSU Scientist

BOONE–JoAnn M. Burkholder helped discover a toxic marine organism in 1991 that has caused increasing concern for many who fish and vacation along the state’s coastal waters.

Construction Delays Alter Plans for Convocation Center Events

BOONE — Appalachian State University

has announced that it is making plans for the likelihood that the George M. Holmes Convocation Center and Seby B. Jones Arena will not be completed by early September, as originally scheduled.

Visiting Writers Series Reception is Sept. 17 at Gideon Ridge Inn

BOONE–The annual Visiting Writers Series reception will be held at the Gideon Ridge Inn Sunday, Sept. 17, from 2-4 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited.