Archive for August, 2007
BOONE—China is experiencing a rise in youth violence, related in part to the country’s growing economy, according to Daniel Leitch, an assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education. Leitch recently participated in a U.S.-China forum on at-risk youth held in Beijing.
By Tom Rokoske, professor of physics and astronomy
BOONE—It isn’t often that two space craft are visible in the sky at the same time, but if skies are clear and free of too much light pollution, both the International Space Station (ISS) and Space Shuttle Endeavor will be visible tonight over North Carolina.
BOONE—Appalachian State University jumped two places to the No. 10 spot in the “Best Universities-Master’s in the South” category in U.S. News & World Report’s 2008 America’s Best Colleges Guide. The university retained its fifth-place ranking among the South’s top public master-degree granting universities.