By: Meghan McCandless
BOONE—Appalachian State University, in partnership with Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture, will present Sustainable Food Week Oct. 24-29. The campus community and the public are invited to participate in both on- and off-campus events throughout the week, beginning with Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan’s public keynote, “Conservation You Can Taste,” on Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons.
Documentary ‘Come Hell or High Water’ explores Western North Carolina flood of 1916, its impact and implications
By University Communications
BOONE—“Come Hell or High Water, Remembering the Flood of 1916,” directed by documentary filmmaker David Weintraub, will have its Boone premiere on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 7pm in the I.G. Greer Auditorium on the Appalachian State University campus. Admission is free, and the public is welcome.
Appalachian State University leadership passes resolutions in support of underrepresented students, revises chalking policy
By: Megan Hayes
BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees adopted a resolution in support of underrepresented students on Friday, Sept. 23. Appalachian’s Faculty Senate adopted a similar resolution on Monday, Sept. 19. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Chancellor Sheri N. Everts announced a change in the facilities use policy related to chalking messages on university sidewalks.
Registration is open for the annual running of The Knob; proceeds to benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country
By: University Communications
BOONE—Registration is open for The Knob, the third and final race of the 2016 High Country Triple Crown series, which will take place Oct. 8. Participants can walk or run, and proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country. Girls on the Run promotes the health and confidence of girls in grades 3 to 8, using a curriculum that emphasizes running. In 2015, the race series donated $10,000 to the program’s scholarship fund.