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Archive for May, 2010

9th Annual Rosen Summer Symposium “Remembering the Holocaust” begins July 18

BOONE—The 9th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium “Remembering the Holocaust” will be held Sunday, July 18, through Thursday, July 22, at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center at Appalachian State University. The symposium is targeted to public school teachers; however, is it open to the public. All events are free of charge.

New skeletons from the Age of Dinosaurs answer century-old questions

TypothoraxFlipped_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University geology students helped retrieve a nearly complete fossilized skeleton of a reptile-like dinosaur called Typothorax while participating in a field study in New Mexico in 2006. The fossil is now helping scientists fill in the gaps about the ancient reptile.

Memorial Day Ceremony held May 31 at Appalachian

flagsgrave_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University will hold a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 31, at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial on the west side of the Dougherty Administration Building.

Peña appointed to Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs

BOONE—N.C. Gov. Bev Perdue has appointed Augusto Peña to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs.

Theatre and dance classes offered this summer for the community

dance_t_1.jpgBOONE—The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University will offer a series of classes and workshops this summer tailored to differing age levels and a wide variety of topics.

Front of the Curtain Festival runs Aug.10-15 and 28-29 at Appalachian

theatersummer_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the first Front of the Curtain Festival Aug. 10-15 and 28-29 in Valborg Theatre on campus.

Renewable energy workshops offered at Appalachian

BOONE—A series of workshops focusing on renewable energy will be held at Appalachian State University beginning in June.

The workshops are sponsored by Appalachian’s Department of Technology and the W.N.C. Renewable Energy Initiative.

Partial scholarships available for Camp Invention at Appalachian

CampInvention_t.jpgBOONE—Partial scholarships provided by the American Association of University Women are available for girls in grades K-4 interested in attending Camp Invention held June 28-July 2 at Appalachian State University.

The camp will be held in Edwin Duncan Hall on campus. Sessions will meet from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Commissioning ceremony held May 7 at Appalachian

ROTCLts_t.jpgBOONE—Six newly commissioned officers and Appalachian State University graduates already have the skills they need to serve as leaders in the U.S. Army, said Maj. Sean Moser during commissioning ceremonies held on campus May 7. Moser is the executive officer of the 120th combined arms battalion in the N.C. Army National Guard.