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Archive for September, 2012

Conference Oct. 19 focuses on business ethics in the 21st century

BOONE—Entrepreneurship and emerging technologies, as well as the science and ethics of accelerating inequality and climate change are the focus of the “Business Ethics in the 21st Century” conference Friday, Oct. 19, at Appalachian State University.

University series addresses the death penalty in N.C. and the U.S.

BOONE—A series of programs addressing various issues related to the death penalty will be held beginning Sept. 25 at Appalachian State University. All presentations begin at 6:30 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons. The public is invited.

Celebrate Banned Book Week program presented Oct. 2 at Belk Library

BOONE—CFTRead_t.jpgAward-winning authors Chris Crutcher and Lauren Myracle will speak Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. as part of a Banned Books Week observance at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian Philharmonia performs Sept. 30

BOONE—The Appalachian Philharmonia performs works by Handel, Bach and Debussy on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.

Literary and scientific perspectives of HIV/AIDS discussed Sept. 27

BOONE—What happens when literary critics and scientists converse about HIV/AIDS? That’s the focus of a presentation Sept. 27 at Appalachian State University presented by the Humanities Council, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Sciences, the Interdisciplinary Studies Program and General Education Program.

Appalachian named military friendly school by Victory Media Inc.

BOONE—Victory Media again has included Appalachian State University on its Military Friendly Schools® list for 2013. The media organization provides military personnel information and resources related to transitioning into civilian life.

Four distinguished CEOs to speak at 50th Boyles Lecture Oct. 5

BOONE—Four speakers from past Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO lectures at Appalachian State University return to campus Oct. 5 for the 50th presentation in the longstanding series.

The current and former chief executive officers, selected from the pool of former speakers throughout the series’ history, will be part of a panel discussion beginning at 10 a.m. at the Holmes Convocation Center on campus.

Appalachian holds memorial service Sept. 22 for alumnus killed in Afghanistan

BOONE—A memorial service for U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Terry L. Varnadore II will be held at Appalachian State University on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 3 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial on campus.

Classics for wind ensemble performed Oct. 7

BOONE—The Appalachian Wind Ensemble and soloist Alicia Chapmen will perform compositions from the 18th and 19th century during a performance Oct. 7.