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Archive for April, 2013

Lecture on Egyptian women and the paradox of the Arab spring presented April 24

BOONE—Dr. Birsen Bulmus, assistant professor of modern Middle Eastern history at Appalachian State University, will lecture on Egyptian women and the paradox of the Arab spring. Her talk begins at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in Plemmons Student Union’s Price Lake Room. Pizza and drinks will be provided courtesy of the women’s studies program. The public is invited.

ARC-funded map to promote food and destination tourism

BOONE—Destination tourism continues to be a growing market, especially for regions seeking to enhance their economy.

A bit of jazz helps close out spring semester at Appalachian

BOONE—Jazz ensembles from the Hayes School of Music present their last concert of the semester April 26 in Appalachian State University’s Rosen Concert Hall in Broyhill Music Center. The public is welcome.

World music performed April 25

BOONE—Choral works from around the globe will be performed April 25 by the University Singers and Chamber Singers. The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Fourteen students honored among 150 presenting research

BOONE—Whether an Appalachian State University graduate pursues a career in research or becomes a consumer of research in their chosen profession, they benefit from conducting student research alongside a faculty mentor.

Kappa Delta Sorority raises record-breaking $15,769 for charity

BOONE—Not many philanthropic events ask for more than mere participation or a donation from its patrons, but that is not the case with Kappa Delta’s Shamrock Pancake Dinner.

Take the Graduation Pledge for social and environmental responsibility

BOONE—Students are encouraged to take the Appalachian State University Graduation Pledge to commit to social and environmental responsibility in any future job or career. Since 2010, approximately 363 Appalachian students have taken the pledge.

Appalachian students compete in Values and Ventures Competition

BOONE—A team of undergraduate students from Appalachian State University are competing against students from 27 other universities around world, April 19-20, as they showcase their ideas for for-profit businesses that make money while making life better.

Information literacy skills awards presented

BOONE—The first Information Literacy Skills Prize awards were presented at the Celebration of Student Writing held April 17 at Appalachian State University. Belk Library and Information Commons sponsored the contest, with support from the University Writing Center, the Composition Program and Writing Across the Curriculum Program.