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Archive for June, 2007

Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust held June 25-29 at Appalachian

BOONE—The 6th annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust will be held Monday, June 25, through Friday, June 29, in Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.

Wall art

art25_t.jpgWalls in Wey Hall at Appalachian State University are getting a new look. Students in Associate Professor Robin Martindale’s art class are decorating two classroom walls with a mural as part of their final art project. Jennifer Michael, a senior art major, adds paint to a drawing of a mythological sea creature. (Appalachian photo by University Photographer Mike Rominger)

Teaching the teachers

chemwork_t.jpgBOONE—More than 40 chemistry teachers from across the United States are attending a Flinn Scientific Foundation Summer Chemistry Workshop being held in Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry. The teachers are learning ways to enhance their teaching through lab and classroom activities.

Treadaway named interim dean of Appalachian’s College of Fine and Applied Arts

treadaway_t.jpgBOONE—Dr. Glenda Treadaway has been named interim dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at Appalachian State University, Provost Stan Aeschleman announced today.

Appalachian’s Board of Trustees approve new University College

BOONE—The creation of a new administrative unit called University College that will oversee various academic programs and support services at Appalachian State University was approved Friday, June 15, during the regular meeting of the university’s Board of Trustees.

International scientists meet in Boone

BOONE—The large gelatinous blobs that sometimes appear in freshwater lakes and ponds, causing concern and even scaring people are usually made up of ancient animals named Bryozoa, the topic of the 14th Meeting of the International Bryozoology Association (IBA) July 2-7 at Appalachian State University.

“Dancin’ Cross the Strings” CD release concert

srsmith.jpgBOONE—Music from a newly released, locally produced CD of Celtic Appalachian music will be featured in a special concert Sunday, June 24, at 4 p.m. in Rosen Concert Hall on the campus of Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Two Appalachian faculty members receive Fulbright awards

BOONE—Two Appalachian State University professors will soon travel half way around the world thanks to awards from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

North Carolina’s economy, energy and environmental policies focus of emerging issues summit

BOONE—N.C. leaders from business, industry, government and higher education convened at Appalachian State University recently to discuss ways to improve the state’s economy through energy and environmental policies.