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Archive for January, 2007

Arts and culture leader Libba Evans featured on TV program

BOONE – Libba Evans, N.C. Secretary for Arts and Cultural Resources, is the latest guest on “Appalachian Perspective,” the cable television program of Appalachian State University. www.perspective.appstate.edu/www_docs/pr/apppersp/0107Evans.html

NSF-funded scholarship program at Appalachian addresses nation’s shortage of math and computer science professionals

07_01compute03.jpgBOONE—A National Science Foundation funded scholarship program at Appalachian State University is helping address the nation’s shortage of math and computer science professionals.

Craft enrichment program begins this month at Appalachian

BOONE—Enrollment has begun for spring classes offered through the Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian graduate talks about preserving artifacts from shipwreck thought to be Blackbeard’s flagship

BOONE—Appalachian State University graduate Wendy Welsh will speak about her experiences investigating a shipwreck presumed to be Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge on Monday, Jan. 29, at 1 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Calloway Peak Room on campus.

Feb. 1 recital features music of the baroque period

BOONE— Harmonia Baroque, a group that performs on music from the 17th and 18th century on instruments from the period or reproductions, will perform Feb. 1 at Appalachian State University.

Violin makers’ talent benefits music students at Appalachian

07_01Gadd25.gifBOONE—Charles W. Gadd worked for 39 years in General Motors’ automotive safety and research laboratories. A talented engineer, he began GM’s automotive crash injury research program in biomechanics. Gadd also developed a device that “steers” catheters to otherwise inaccessible locations in the body.

Mills receives $6,000 fellowship to develop Appalachia teaching tools

Mills10.jpgBOONE—Susan Mills has received $6,000 from the Appalachian Music Fellowship Program at Berea College to develop materials that elementary and middle school teachers and others can use to teach the music and customs of the Appalachia region.

Naoum receives the University Advancement Outstanding Performance Award

BOONE – Stephanie Naoum of Boone has received the University Advancement Outstanding Performance Award from Appalachian State University’s Division of University Advancement.

Violin and piano recital presented Jan. 24

012405bargerstock_dl.jpgBOONE—Nancy Bargerstock and Bair Shagdaron will present a recital of works for violin and piano Jan. 24 at Appalachian State University.