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Archive for July, 2010

Appalachian Journal features “Women in Appalachia”

PatBeaver_t.jpgBOONE—The spring/summer 2010 issue of Appalachian Journal is a special edition on “Women in Appalachia,” featuring articles on women artists, writers and community workers who influenced policy-making across the Appalachian region. The guest editor of this special issue is Bruce Stewart, assistant professor of history at Appalachian State University.

Summer Symposium “Remembering the Holocaust” begins July 18

BOONE—The 9th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium “Remembering the Holocaust” will be held July 18-22 at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center in Boone.

Researchers at Appalachian study GIS and remote sensing use in Gulf oil spill response

oilbooms_t.jpgBOONE –Mapping technology has long played a role in disaster recovery, but not until the recent Gulf oil spill have scientists been able to study the long-term use of GIS (geographic information systems) and remote sensing technologies to track a disaster as part of the response phase.

Carter named director of Appalachian’s Counseling for Faculty and Staff

TandreaCarter_t.jpgBOONE—Dr. Tandrea Carter has been named director of Counseling for Faculty and Staff (CFS) in Appalachian State University’s Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS).

Looking Glass Gallery showcases new acquisitions

BOONE –Looking Glass Gallery at Appalachian State University presents 2010 New Acquisitions, an exhibit of recently acquired artwork, through Aug. 6. The gallery is located in Plemmons Student Union. The gallery is open weekdays from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Sundays from 2  – 10 p.m. Gallery admission is free. For more information, visit www.LookingGlassGallery.appstate.edu.

Dr. Stan Aeschleman, Academic Leader and Visionary

BOONE- Dr. Stan Aeschleman, former provost and executive vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, talks about his 21 years of service to Appalachian State University in his role as administrator and psychology professor on this episode of the university’s cable program, “Appalachian Perspective.” (see video clip)

Appalachian’s new four-year nursing program receives accreditation

nursingstudent_t.jpgBOONE—The four-year prelicensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program offered by Appalachian State University’s College of Health Sciences has been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).