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University of Zululand Choir members to perform at Appalachian

BOONE—Fourteen singers and the director from the award-winning University of Zululand Choir will be in residency Sept. 4-17 at Appalachian State University with performances on campus Sept. 9 and 16. The choir also will perform Sept. 11 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Boone.

Award-winning science journalist Carl Zimmer to speak Sept. 16 at Appalachian

BOONE—The New York Times science journalist Carl Zimmer will speak Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University.

Business for Good event focuses on sustainable business practices

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business held its first Business for Good event at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum Aug. 21.

An Evening of Encores will be performed Sept. 15 at Appalachian

BOONE—An Evening of Encores is the focus of a Sept. 15 faculty recital at Appalachian State University. The free program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Music industry panelists to talk about their experiences and share their knowledge Sept. 11

BOONE—The Music Industry Studies program at Appalachian State University is excited to present “The Sessions Panel,” a powerful, interactive presentation by internationally recognized music industry professionals who will share their knowledge on marketing, self-promotion, contract negotiations, social media, entertainment law and artist relations.

Bass-baritone Frank Ward Jr. performs Sept. 18 at Appalachian

BOONE—Bass-baritone Frank Ward Jr. will perform Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. in Appalachian State University’s Rosen Concert Hall in the Hayes School of Music. The recital is free and the public is invited.

Cherry named to Journal of Environmental Economics and Management editorial board

BOONE—Todd L. Cherry, a professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Economics, has been named to the editorial board of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (JEEM).

Professors at Appalachian receive NSF grant to study dome formation in Georgia and Western North Carolina

BOONE—The Tallulah Gorge area in Georgia and Toxaway Falls in Gorges State Park in Western North Carolina are well known for their beauty and outdoor recreational offerings.

For Appalachian State University geologists Gabe Casale and Jamie Levine, the areas are also rich in geological information.

“Beauty in All Things” exhibit displayed at Looking Glass Gallery

BOONE—The exhibit “Beauty in All Things” is on display in Looking Glass Gallery at Appalachian State University. The exhibit, featuring work from Professor Elaine O’Quinn from the Department of English, will be on display through Sept. 10. A reception will be held Friday, Aug. 28, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.