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Archive for August, 2003

Academic Advisors Share Top Ten List for College Success

BOONE–Thousands of freshmen soon will begin their college careers, leaving family and familiar settings for an environment that can be challenging and distracting at the same time.

Academic Advisors Share Top Ten List for College Success

BOONE–Thousands of freshmen soon will begin their college careers, leaving family and familiar settings for an environment that can be challenging and distracting at the same time.

Public Invited to View Mars at Appalachian’s Dark Sky Observatory

081303mars_dl.jpgBOONE–Appalachian State University’s Dark Sky Observatory is opening its doors and dome to those interested in viewing Mars as it closes in on Earth.

Clarinet, Piano Recital Scheduled Sept. 2 at Appalachian

BOONE—Clarinetist Douglas Miller and pianist Bair Shagdaron will present a recital Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Appalachian State University.

Drs. Ruth Dewel and William Dewel Moving Journals

081403journals_dl.jpgDrs. Ruth Dewel and William Dewel move journals from Belk Library to a lounge in the Department of Biology. They know that students and faculty are more likely to read the journals if they are displayed in a convenient place.

Stocking Merchandise at the University Bookstore

081403bookstore_dl.jpgJillian Barnes, left, and Ryan Richards help stock the Appalachian State University bookstore’s merchandise area. Barnes is a sophomore health promotions major from Boone. Richards is a junior journalism major from Indiana. (Appalachian photo by University Photographer Mike Rominger)

Parking on Campus Will Be a Challenge This Year

traffic.jpgWith a variety of construction and renovation projects underway, parking on the Appalachian State University campus will be a challenge this year. Construction of the new library and information commons is occurring on what was a 300-vehicle parking area.

Rankin Science Building Demolition

rankin.jpg“That used to be my office,” says Dr. Stephen Williams, professor of chemistry at Appalachian State University. Williams was watching demolition of the oldest section of Rankin Science Building to make way for a new addition. (Appalachian photo by University Photographer Mike Rominger)

Connecting Watauga With the World – Appalachian’s International Students Help Foster Global Understanding

BOONE–Appalachian State University has been sending faculty and staff around the globe for more than 20 years helping them broaden the skills and understanding needed to operate in a global economy.