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Beaver College of Health Sciences to host employee health fair

The Beaver College of Health Sciences will hold the “Harvest Your Health” employee health fair on Friday, Oct. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Grandfather Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union. The fair will provide early detection and prevention health screenings and educational opportunities for faculty, staff and other Appalachian employees.

Award-winning Kander and Ebb musical “Chicago” opens this weekend

BOONE—The Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble presents the multi-award winning musical “Chicago,” by the legendary duo of John Kander and Fred Ebb. There will be only two performances of this production: the first at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Oct. 11 in the Blue Ridge Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union on the Appalachian State University campus.

Westglow Resort & Spa owner Bonnie Schaefer to speak at Appalachian Oct. 13

BOONE—Bonnie Schaefer, owner of Westglow Resort & Spa and former co-CEO of Claire’s Stores Inc., is the guest speaker for this year’s fall Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture at Appalachian State University.

The event, sponsored by the Walker College of Business, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 10 a.m. in Holmes Convocation Center on campus. The lecture is open to the public.

Works by Britten and Brahms featured in Oct. 13 recital

BOONE—Oboist Alicia Chapman and clarinetist Douglas Miller will perform works by Benjamin Britten and Johannes Brahms during a Hayes School of Music faculty recital Oct. 13 in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. The 8 p.m. recital is free and open to the public.

Rosenberg honored by Global Science and Technology Forum

BOONE—Professor Ed Rosenberg, director of Appalachian State University’s gerontology program, and two colleagues from Thailand were honored recently at the 5th annual Political Science, Sociology and International Relations Conference held in Bangkok.

Pianist Rodney Reynerson performs Oct. 11

BOONE—Works by Grieg, Chopin, Ravel, Gershwin and ter Veldhius will be performed during an Oct. 11 recital by pianist Rodney Reynerson. The free event begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.

Professor receives NIH grant to study the relationships between mood and memory

BOONE—A little memory loss as you age might be a good thing.

Lisa Emery, an associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Psychology, has received a three-year, $270,375 Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) from the National Institutes of Health to better understand relationships between mood and memory.

The Appalachian Symphony Band performs Oct. 5

BOONE—Compositions arranged for band based on original works for piano, choir, symphony and King Henry VIII’s court are featured in an Appalachian Symphony Band concert called “Borrowed and Blurred!” The program begins at 8 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus. Admission is free.

Registration is open for the annual running of The Knob

BOONE—On Oct. 2 at 4:30 p.m. runners and walkers of all ages are invited to be part of the 9th annual running of The Knob. As the third and final race of the 2015 High Country Triple Crown series, The Knob is a great way to kick off Appalachian State University’s Homecoming Weekend.