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Archive for January, 2014

Thielman receives Patrick O. Scott Award

BOONE—Fran Thielman’s interest in medical history and her love of Victorian literature led to her award-winning paper titled “Jane Eyre and Public Health: A Closer Look at the Lowood School Epidemic.”

Alto saxophonist Scott Kallestad performs Feb. 9

BOONE—Scott Kallestad is the featured musician Feb. 9 during the Hayes School of Music’s Faculty Performance Series at Appalachian State University. The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Corey Smith concert postponed

BOONE—A concert by musician Corey Smith, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 30, in Legends at Appalachian State University, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 5.

Appalachian included in 150 best buy schools list

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of 150 institutions included in The Princeton Review’s 2014 edition of “The Best Value Colleges: The 150 Best-Buy Schools and What It Takes to Get In.”

Research shows taking vitamin D2 is a poor choice for athletes

BOONE—Power athletes and others looking for an edge to improve their performance should avoid taking vitamin D2.

Research conducted at Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis showed that taking vitamin D2 supplements decreased levels of vitamin D3 in the body and resulted in higher muscle damage after intense weight lifting.

Events celebrate Black History Month

BOONE—In celebration of Black History Month, student organizations at Appalachian State University will host programs that challenge thoughts on racism, as well as uplift the black community. The public is invited to all events, which run Feb. 3-26.

Research shows taking vitamin D2 is a poor choice for athletes

BOONE—Power athletes and others looking for an edge to improve their performance should avoid taking vitamin D2.

Research conducted at Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis showed that taking vitamin D2 supplements decreased levels of vitamin D3 in the body and resulted in higher muscle damage after intense weight lifting.

Reich College of Education honors late African-American young adult book author

BOONE—The late Jesse C. Jackson, author of the novel “Call Me Charley,” was honored recently by faculty and staff from Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education.

A Musical Potpourri presented Feb. 4

BOONE—If you like opera, classical music, jazz or Irish jigs, your musical preference will be fulfilled during “A Musical Potpourri” Feb. 4, part of the Faculty Performance Series in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music. The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.