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Scholar discusses women’s identity as reflected in Disney films March 18

BOONE—Fulbright-Nehru doctoral research scholar Mukulika Dattagupta will present the talk “The Journey of Women in Animated Disney Films” March 18 at Appalachian State University. The program will begin at 3:30 p.m. in room 421 Belk Library and Information Commons on campus and is part of the library’s Doorways Series. The public is invited to attend.

Appalachian expands educational opportunities into the UAE

BOONE—Appalachian State University has signed a formal agreement with the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that paves the way for student, faculty and staff exchanges at both institutions. The agreement was signed by Dr. Stan Aeschleman, interim provost and executive vice chancellor at Appalachian, and Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, president of AURAK.

Poet Steven Reigns discusses his work Jan. 29 at Appalachian

BOONE—A reception for poet and educator Steven Reigns will be held Jan. 29 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Smith Gallery located in Appalachian State University’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

Video stream of program on advancing civil rights for the LGBT community shown Jan. 19

BOONE—The Appalachian State University and Boone communities are invited to a live streaming of a panel discussion on advancing civil rights for the LGBT community.

Julian Bond to speak at Appalachian’s MLK commemoration Jan. 23

BOONE—Civil rights activist and professor Julian Bond will speak Jan. 23 for the 31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration at Appalachian State University.

Future teachers travel the globe for international teaching experiences

BOONE—“Almost home, forever changed” is how Emily Johnson described her international student teaching experience in Costa Rica last spring.

Creative students invent a language and society in honors course

BOONE—Creating a language and related society as part of a junior level honors seminar at Appalachian State University taught students about grammar, language structures, global communities and, in the process, more about each other.

Campus LGBT Center named for Blowing Rock residents

BOONE—A center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and their allies has been named for university benefactors Bo Henderson and Ed Springs of Blowing Rock.

Appalachian’s LGBT Center to be named for local university benefactors and volunteers

BOONE—The LGBT Center located in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union will be named for university benefactors Bo Henderson and Ed Springs of Charlotte and Blowing Rock.