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Auschwitz-Birkenau survivor speaks Sept. 17 at Appalachian

BOONE—Holocaust survivor Susan Cernyak-Spatz will give a talk titled “Perpetrators Through the Eyes of the Victims,” Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at Appalachian State University. Her presentation in Belk Library and Information Commons room 114 is free and open to the public.

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.

Appalachian’s fall convocation held Sept. 3

BOONE—Best-selling author and human rights activist Ishmael Beah will speak at Appalachian State University’s fall convocation Sept. 3. The event begins at 10 a.m. in the Holmes Convocation Center. The public is invited.

‘The Denim Dynasty’ documentary to be shown Sept. 10 at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University faculty member and documentary filmmaker Beth Davison will present her film “The Denim Dynasty” Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons room 114. The screening is free and open to the public.

Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series begins Sept. 3

BOONE—Authors of memoirs, poetry collections, novels and literary history comprise the speakers for the fall Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University. All programs are free and open to the public.

Summer Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust held July 11-17 at Appalachian

BOONE—The 14th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust will be held July 11-17 at Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union. The event is named for the symposiums benefactors, the late Doris and Martin Rosen.

Appalachian and University of Havana sign exchange agreement

BOONE—Sixteen years after first exploring an academic partnership in Cuba, representatives from Appalachian State University and the University of Havana have embarked on a formal educational partnership.

Memorial Day ceremony held May 25 on campus

BOONE—Lt. Col. David Cox from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program will be the guest speaker at a Memorial Day ceremony on campus.

The event begins Monday, May 25, at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial located adjacent to the Dougherty Administration Building.

University members help with earthquake relief in Nepal

BOONE—A faculty member and graduate student from Appalachian State University in partnership with the Boone-based, non-profit agency Wine To Water are helping provide clean water to earthquake victims in Nepal.