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Appalachian State University launches original programming on student-run AppTV

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s television station, AppTV, kicks off its daily original programing with Health Talk at 7 p.m. (EDT) on May 26, 2015.

AppTV is Appalachian’s student-run television station featuring original and acquired programming. It can be viewed on channel 23.3 on Appalachian’s campus, Charter Cable channel 198 in North Carolina’s High Country and Johnson County, Tennessee, and via http://www.watchapptv.com.

Registration opens for the High Country Triple Crown running series

BOONE—The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS) at Appalachian State University announces the High Country Triple Crown, a series of three challenging and fun races covering beautiful mountain terrain. All proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, an afterschool program that inspires girls in the 3rd-8th grade to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Ballet, jazz, samba and swing are part of the Summer Dance Series at Appalachian

BOONE—The Summer Dance Series at Appalachian State University begins June 2 with African dance taught by Sherone Price. The series, which runs through June 25, is sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance.

‘Blossom’ wins 11th annual Wilsonart Chair Design Competition

Competition challenged Appalachian State University students to design chairs inspired by their personal interpretation of regionalism in North Carolina.

NEW YORK—A visually arresting collection of one-of-a-kind chairs – each conceived and built with Wilsonart® Laminate by senior industrial design majors at Appalachian State University – will be showcased at the 2015 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), May 16-19 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.

Delta Zeta chapter raises more than $4,700 for Communication Disorders Clinic at Appalachian

BOONE—Delta Zeta Sorority’s Lambda Phi chapter recently sponsored its 9th annual Turtle Trot 5K, The even drew more than 300 runners and raised $4,738.40 to support the Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian State validates non-invasive method to measure muscle glycogen

By Jennifer Woodford
NC Research Campus

Kannapolis—Researchers in exercise and sports science can put away their biopsy needles. The Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis has validated the use of ultrasound technology to measure muscle glycogen.

Summer dance series begins June 2 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Summer Dance Series sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance begins June 2 at Appalachian State University.

Stanley receives Durham Freshman Advocate Award

BOONE—Jan P. Stanley, director of the James Center for Appalachian Educators in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education, has received the Harvey R. Durham Freshman Advocate Award for 2015.

Cloutier receives awards from Cave Research Foundation and Geological Society of America

BOONE—When Mara C. Cloutier chose to attend graduate school at Appalachian State University, the Asheville resident said it was because she could explore two possible passions: field work and lab research.