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Archive for September, 2008

Student-led blood drive sets new state record

blood_drive_t.jpgBOONE—A capacity crowd filled the arena in Appalachian State University’s Holmes Center. This crowd, however, was on a life-saving mission rather than attending a sporting event.

The Trachy/Lacy Collective performs Oct. 6 at Appalachian

seth tracy_russell lacy_t.jpgBOONE—The Trachy/Lacy Collective jazz quartet will perform Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University. The primary members of the quartet are saxophonist and composer Seth Trachy and percussionist Russell Lacy. They will be joined by bass player Dan Loomis from New York and jazz pianist David Caldwell Mason, also from New York.

9th Annual Queer Film Series begins Oct. 6

BOONE – Appalachian State University presents the 9th Annual Queer Film Series featuring four documentaries and a romantic comedy. All screenings will be shown on Mondays at 7 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons.

Appalachian professors receive $380,000 NSF grant to facilitate nanoscience research

Coffey_Russell_t.jpgBOONE—Tonya Coffey and Phil Russell have received more than $380,000 from the National Science Foundation to purchase two atomic force microscopes (AFM) that will facilitate nanoscience education, research and outreach at Appalachian State University.

Annual photo competition highlights Southern Appalachian Region

BOONE—The Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition (AMPC) at Appalachian State University is accepting entries for the 2009 competition. The deadline for submission is Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at 5 p.m.

2nd Annual Great Print-Off held Oct. 4 at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Art will hold the 2nd Annual Great Print-Off Saturday, Oct. 4, in conjunction with homecoming activities. The event runs from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wey Hall’s front terrace. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held in the Wey Hall lobby.

Appalachian partners with College Portrait’s admissions accountability project

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of 320 universities partnering with College PortraitTM to provide high school students, parents, guidance counselors and other stakeholders easy-to-use information regarding college costs, student experience and other basic information.

Global business conference held Oct. 10 at Appalachian

BOONE—International business opportunities will be discussed Friday, Oct. 10, during the “Globalization is Knocking, Are you Ready to Open the Door?” conference at Appalachian State University.

Experimental music group performs Sept. 29

BOONE—The Bay Players will perform Monday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.