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Archive for January, 2005

Violinist Nancy Bargerstock and Pianist Bair Shagdaron Featured in Feb. 1 Faculty Recital

012405bargerstock_dl.jpgBOONE-An Evening of Violin and Piano Music is the theme of the Feb. 1 Faculty Recital Series sponsored by Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music.

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered April 15-17

BOONE-A Wilderness First Aid course with an optional CPR component will be offered April 15-17 at Appalachian State University’s Camp Broadstone in Valle Crucis.

Professor to Sign New Book Documenting Lives of Older Lesbians

BOONE-Appalachian State Anthropology Professor Cheryl Claassen will sign copies of her new book “Whistling Women: A Study of the Lives of Older Lesbians” Thursday, Jan. 27, from 4-6 p.m. in the lounge of the L.S. Dougherty building on campus.

Applications Being Accepted for Appalachian’s Business Institute for High School Students

BOONE – Applications are being accepted for the Martha Guy Summer Institute for Future Business Leaders to be held July 10-30 at Appalachian State University.

U.S. Army Band Performs in Boone Feb. 6

011405armyband.jpgBOONE – The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” will present a free concert in Appalachian State University’s Farthing Auditorium on Sunday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m.

Region’s Job Losses May Cause Exodus of Workers

BOONE—The Western North Carolina Economic Index and Report returned to positive growth in November. The region’s economy grew 0.2 percent to 112.1, according to the report, compiled by professors at Appalachian State University.

Wilderness First Responder Course Offered March 5-13 in Boone

BOONE-A wilderness first responders (WFR) course will be offered March 5 – 13 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Appalachian State University’s Camp Broadstone in Valle Crucis.

Visiting Writers Series Opens Jan. 27 with Poet/Performer Jaki Shelton-Greene

BOONE-The Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University opens its spring semester schedule Jan. 27 with a reading by Jaki Shelton-Greene.

Magellan BioScience Licenses Biotechnology Patent from Appalachian State University

BOONE, N.C., ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Magellan BioScience Group Inc., a pioneer in innovative drug discovery and development from marine microbial sources, has licensed a patent held by Appalachian State University to develop anti-infective drugs derived from the brittle star, a type of starfish.