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Archive for November, 2013

Appalachian’s moot court team participates in regional ACMCA competition

BOONE—Six students from the Department of Government and Justice Studies’ pre-professional legal studies concentration at Appalachian State University participated in the regional American Collegiate Moot Court Association competition held Nov. 8-9 at Liberty University.

Appalachian Chorale performs Nov. 25

BOONE—The Appalachian Chorale performs a program of Mozart, Britten and Dvorák Nov. 25 at Appalachian State University. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Shakespeare Scholar Ralph Alan Cohen to speak Dec. 2

BOONE—Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen, noted Shakespeare scholar and co-founder of the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., will discuss “The Role of the Arts in Building Community Economies” at Appalachian State University Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.

Appalachian team places third in WFU’s Retail Innovation Challenge

WINSTON-SALEM—Hatchlings, a student business team from Appalachian State University, finished third in the Wake Forest University School of Business 2013 Retail Innovation Challenge.

Appalachian Women’s Theatre Troupe presents inaugural production Nov. 23 and 24

BOONE—The newly formed Appalachian Women’s Theatre Troupe presents its inaugural production, Madeline George’s “The Most Massive Woman Wins,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24. The show will be performed in the intimate I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on the Appalachian State University campus.

Graduate School honors seven faculty

BOONE—Seven graduate faculty members were honored at the annual Graduate Faculty Awards reception hosted by the Cratis D. Williams Graduate School in October.

Three-minute research competition held Dec. 3

BOONE—Student finalists from graduate programs at Appalachian State University will rise to the challenge of presenting their research to a diverse audience Tuesday, Dec. 3. The finalists will each have one PowerPoint slide and three minutes or less to present their research.

Schubert’s “Unfinished” symphony performed Nov. 24

BOONE—The Appalachian Symphony Orchestra performs works by Schubert, Williams and Brahms Sunday, Nov. 24, at Appalachian State University. Assistant Professor Chung Park conducts. The performance begins at 2 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Chestnut trees planted on campus as part of TACF’s restoration work

BOONE—Appalachian State University and The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) will host a demonstration tree planting Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m. near the gazebo in Durham Park on campus. The public is invited to attend.