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Archive for January, 2013

Research on atmospheric particles helps scientists better understand regional climate

BOONE—The Southeastern U.S. has not experienced the same warming that has occurred across much of the world during the past century. Researchers and climate educators at Appalachian State University are conducting research to better understand why that is happening.

Jan. 31 recital honors scholarship benefactors

BOONE—Recipients of endowed scholarships awarded by Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will pay tribute to their benefactors during a Jan. 31 recital on campus.

“American Dervish” selected for Appalachian’s summer reading program

BOONE—“American Dervish,” a coming of age novel and story of Muslim-American identity written by Ayad Akhtar, has been selected for Appalachian State University’s Summer Reading Program for 2013.

Baylor Brass perform Feb. 6

BOONE—The Baylor Brass from Baylor University’s School of Music will perform Feb. 6 at Appalachian State University. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert. The free performance is sponsored by the Hayes School of Music.

Jazz and travel lovers invited to join university Jazz Ensemble’s European tour

BOONE—Jazz lovers are invited to join Appalachian State University’s Jazz Ensemble and director Todd Wright on a 10-day European tour May 13-23.

Scholarships will support Holocaust studies

BOONE—The Miriam and Abe Brenner Holocaust Education Scholarship Fund of the Greensboro Jewish Federation will award study-abroad scholarships to college students participating in Appalachian State University’s summer study-abroad program that focuses on the Holocaust.

Sustainability Film Series begins Jan. 29

BOONE—The fourth annual Sustainability Film Series opens Jan. 29 with films focusing on issues related to alternative energy, community building and fracking. The feature-length films will be shown in Greer Auditorium each month during spring semester. All films begin at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

FAFSA form assistance available Feb. 23 at Appalachian

BOONE—College financial aid officers and specialists from Appalachian State University will be available Saturday, Feb. 23, to help high school seniors and families complete and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms online.

Snodgrass receives College Music Society Technology Initiative Award

BOONE—Dr. Jennifer Snodgrass from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music received the 2012 College Music Society Technology Initiative Award during the national meeting of the College Music Society (CMS).