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Archive for July, 2006

Area residents study children’s literature in Germany

By Rebecca Boney

071006veltze_group.jpgBOONE—Eight students in the master of library science degree program at Appalachian State University are in Munich, Germany, studying at the International Youth Library.

Appalachian to start nation’s first farm system for radio broadcasters

BOONE – Appalachian State University has received a $500,000 commitment from The Kellar Family Foundation in Alexandria, Va., to create the Kellar Radio Farm System Institute in its Department of Communication.

Williams Graduate School at Appalachian establishes Chancellor’s Fellows Program, Applications accepted through Aug. 1

BOONE—The Cratis D. Williams Graduate School at Appalachian State University has established a Chancellor’s Fellows Program that will provide $5,000 each to 10 first-year graduate students every year.

Fisher-Price gift brings stock car racing images into view

060306viewmaster.jpgBOONE—Toy maker Fisher-Price Inc. has teamed with the Stock Car Racing Collection at Appalachian State University to provide viewers for three-dimensional stereographic photo images of Southern AllStars dirt track racing. The View-Master images depict racing action from 2003.