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Contemplative pedagogy and the transformation of higher education to be discussed Sept. 30

BOONE—Dr. Daniel Barbezat, co-author of “Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning” will speak at Appalachian State University Sept. 30 from 5 to 6 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union.

2014-15 Forum Series focuses on “Justice for All”

BOONE—Leaders of the social justice, civil disobedience and civil rights movements will speak during the 2014-15 Forum Series at Appalachian State University.

Ramsdell receives excellence in teaching award

BOONE—Carla Ramsdell has received the Faculty Award for Excellence in General Education teaching from University College at Appalachian State University. She is a lecturer in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Margrif receives Brantz Award for Outstanding Teaching in First Year Seminar

BOONE—Trent Margrif has received the Rennie W. Brantz Award for Outstanding Teaching in First Year Seminar for 2013-14. Margrif is an adjunct instructor in the general education program.

Author and social change advocate Fred Bahnson to speak April 3 at Appalachian

BOONE—Fred Bahnson, a national advocate for deliberate living and mindful relationships with food, will give two public lectures April 3 at Appalachian State University.

‘Toxic Debt’ documentaries to be shown March 26

BOONE—“Toxic Debt: documentaries on the past and future of waste” will be presented by filmmaker Phoebe Brush at 7 p.m. March 26 at Appalachian State University in Room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons.

Author Andrew Solomon opens University Forum Series

BOONE—Award-winning author Andrew Solomon opens the University Forum Series Oct. 10 at Appalachian State University. His 7 p.m. talk in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is free and open to the public. The Schaefer Center, formerly Farthing Auditorium, is located on Rivers Street.

Blue Mountain Student Documentary Festival to be held April 18

BOONE—The fourth annual Blue Mountain Documentary Festival will present 10 student documentary projects Thursday, April 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Appalachian State University’s Belk Library Room 114. The event is free and open to the public.

Power of Design to feature Tim Duggan of the Make It Right Foundation

BOONE—The 7th Power of Design symposium featuring Tim Duggan of the Make It Right Foundation will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Appalachian State University. The event will be held in Plemmons Student Union’s Price Lake Room. Duggan’s talk is titled “Disaster to Opportunity.” The public is invited.