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Appalachian 4th among the top 40 master’s degree granting institutions for study abroad

BOONE—The growing interest of students participating in study abroad at Appalachian State University has once again resulted in recognition by the International Institute of Education (IIE). In its 2014 Open Doors report, Appalachian is ranked 4th among the top 40 master’s degree granting institutions for the total number of students studying abroad in 2012-13, the year the rankings are based.

International Education week at Appalachian

BOONE—International Education Week runs Nov. 17-21 at Appalachian State University. A variety of curricular and co-curricular opportunities will be provided to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The public is invited.

Historical drama ‘Aśoka the Great’ shown Nov. 19

BOONE—“Aśoka the Great,” the 2001 Indian historical drama, will be shown Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in I.G. Greer Auditorium at Appalachian State University. Admission is free. The showing is part of the university’s Global Film Series.

Docu-comedy ‘The Muslims are Coming!’ to be shown Oct. 28

BOONE—The award-winning docu-comedy “The Muslims are Coming!” will be shown Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. in the Parkway Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union. One of the directors of the film, Dean Obeidallah, will host a Q&A session afterwards. Admission is free.

Latin American films shown Oct. 23 and Nov. 6 at Appalachian

BOONE—“Tangos Among Friends” and “The Official Story” are the next two films in the Latin American Film Festival at Appalachian State University. Admission to the films is free.

Latin American film series continues with “Kamchatka” on Oct. 2

BOONE—The 2002 film “Kamchatka” will be shown Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Rough Ridge Room at Appalachian State University as part of the Latin American Film Festival. Admission is free.

Dr. Catherine Fountain from the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures will lead a discussion following the film.

Latin American Film festival features “Elsa y Fred” Sept. 18

BOONE—The Latin American Film Festival continues Thursday, Sept 18, at Appalachian State University with the screening of the comedy “Elsa y Fred” at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Rough Ridge Room (Room 415). Dr. Victoria Cox will lead a discussion following the film. Admission is free.

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.

Latin American Film Festival begins Aug. 28

BOONE—A Latin American Film Festival will be held Thursdays beginning Aug. 28 at Appalachian State University. Admission to the films is free.