BOONE—Stephen Bezruchka, a senior lecturer in global health at the University of Washington, will present a series of lectures Feb. 16-17 at Appalachian State University. His visit is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Geography and Planning and the Borders and Bridges Grant program administered by the University Forum Committee.
BOONE—Mary Wachacha, lead consultant for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Indian Health Service and a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will speak at Appalachian State University on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Edwin Duncan Hall room 315. Her talk is sponsored by the University Forum Committee, the Department of Anthropology, and the interdisciplinary studies and Appalachian studies programs. It is free and open to the public.
Prospective members of Delta Zeta sorority at Appalachian State University participated in an Angel Tree project for the College of Health Sciences’ Communication Disorders Clinic located in University Hall in Boone. Prospective members contributed funds to purchase clothes and gifts for two families served by the clinic. Their contributions were matched by the local Delta Zeta membership. Pictured from left are Carrie Cobb, new member class philanthropy chair, Austen Mauney and Anona Miller, along with Delta Zeta advisor Elena Taylor and Sherry Street Tobin, director of the clinic’s preschool classroom. Delta Zeta’s national philanthropy focuses on the speech and hearing impaired.
Panel from National AIDS Quilt will be centerpiece of exhibit dedicated to HIV education; opening ceremony is Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Solarium at Plemmons Student Union
BOONE—On the latest episode of “Appalachian Perspective,” Christopher McDougall discusses the need for all people, college students in particular, to question what they’re told and to look for proof of those things. He’s the author this year’s summer reading book for Appalachian State University freshmen “Born to Run.” view show