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Appalachian student is a finalist in the North American Printing Skills Competition

BOONE—Sunny Turner, a graphic arts and imaging technology undergraduate at Appalachian State University, has advanced into the final round of the North American Printing Skills Competition. The final round of competition will occur July 8 and be based at California Poly Technic Institute.

Whitener Foundation grant funds music therapy scholarship

BOONE—A $5,000 grant from the Whitener Foundation will fund a music therapy scholarship in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music.

Servon appointed Sharpe Chair in Appalachian’s College of Fine and Applied Arts

BOONE—Jody Servon, an associate professor of art and director of the Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University, has been selected as the Sharpe Chair of Fine and Applied Arts.

Lettuce Learn Project to host professional development workshop for educators

Goal is to use the garden as a tool for learning

BOONE—Appalachian State University and a Boone-based organization are offering a three-day workshop to help educators incorporate gardening into their curriculum.

Appalachian studies students present research at international conference

BOONE—Three graduate students and a faculty member from the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University presented papers at an international mountain studies conference held at Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada, in May.

Researchers from Appalachian find chia seeds do not enhance athletic performance

ASU Chia Test

By Jennifer Woodford, NCRC

KANNAPOLIS—A study published in the May edition of the journal Nutrients debunks the widely reported and accepted belief that chia seeds are a natural performance booster for athletes.

Fulbright awards send Appalachian professors around the globe

Fullbright Scholars

BOONE—China, Ethiopia, Poland and Austria are the upcoming destinations for four professors at Appalachian State University. Each has received a Fulbright award to teach and/or conduct research at their host institution.

Design students from Appalachian named 2015 SOURCE awards winners

Source Award Winners

PEACHTREE CITY, Georgia—Power management company Eaton, a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, recently named Appalachian State University students Megan Everhart, Hazel Chang and Kaitlyn Hutchens as SOURCE Awards winners for their conceptual lighting design projects in the company’s 38th annual lighting design competition.

Looking Glass Gallery presents Breach

BOONE – The Looking Glass Gallery at Appalachian State University presents Breach, an exhibition featuring work by April Flanders and Emily Rapp. The exhibit will be on view through June 19.