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Archive for November, 2016

Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble to take place at Appalachian State University Nov. 16-19

By: Aaron Green, Krystopher Paschen and Megan Smalley

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will premiere seven original dance works during the Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble (FADE) Nov. 16-19 at 7 p.m. in Valborg Theatre on the university campus. Ticket prices are $10 for students and $17 for adults.

‘Art of the Book’ exhibition presented in Looking Glass Gallery through Nov. 11

BOONE—The Looking Glass Gallery in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union presents “Art of the Book,” a student and alumni juried exhibition through Nov. 11.

Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit to be held Nov. 11 at Appalachian State University

By University Communications

BOONE—Chris Heivly, the co-founder of MapQuest, will deliver the keynote address during the 12th annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit on Nov. 11 in Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian Clarinet Choir, smaller chamber ensembles to perform Nov. 9 in Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University

By University Communications

BOONE—The Appalachian Clarinet Choir and smaller chamber ensembles of clarinetists will perform at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. This is a Hayes School of Music event. Admission is free.

Dr. Zach Throckmorton of Lincoln Memorial University to lecture on Homo naledi Nov. 9 in I.G. Greer Auditorium at Appalachian State University

By University Communications

BOONE—Dr. Zach Throckmorton will deliver a lecture titled “Meet Homo naledi” at 5 p.m. Nov. 9 in I.G. Greer Auditorium at Appalachian State University. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Tony and Emmy Award-winning legend Ben Vereen to give master class on musical theatre Nov. 11 for theatre majors at Appalachian State University

By Keith Martin

BOONE—Famed actor Ben Vereen will lead a master class on musical theatre for three theatre majors at Appalachian State University at 3 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Valborg Theatre on the university campus.

Five new members join Appalachian State University Foundation Board of Directors

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—Five new members have been elected to the Appalachian State University Foundation Board of Directors: Stephanie Billings ’92 of Greensboro, Bryan Haas ’82 of Boone, Dr. Kimberly Jones Green ’98 ’01 of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Allen Lockwood Jr. ’93 of Charlotte, and Steven Price of Blowing Rock.

Faculty, student researchers at Appalachian State University and UNC Asheville research threatened plant species

By University Communications

BOONE and ASHEVILLE—Professors and student researchers from Appalachian State University’s and UNC Asheville’s Departments of Biology have partnered in a federally funded project to assess several aspects of an imperiled plant in western parts of North Carolina and Virginia.

College of Fine and Applied Arts celebrates innovation, community engagement at Nov. 4 First Friday

By Meghan McCandless

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts will host a celebration of innovation in its new space at 182 Howard St. during the Nov. 4 First Friday Art Crawl in downtown Boone. The free event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and showcases plans for the space, which is undergoing a renovation managed by students enrolled in the Integrative Design Experience (IDEX) Lab.