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Early registration draws near for the High Country Half Marathon

BOONE—The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS) in the Appalachian State University Beaver College of Health Sciences announces the High Country Half Marathon will be held on Aug. 29 at 7:30 a.m. This is the second race in the High Country Triple Crown series and all proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, a self-confidence building program for girls in the 3rd-8th grade. The presenting sponsor for The High Country Half Marathon is Mast General Store.

Appalachian’s Community Music School opens online registration Aug. 3

BOONE—The Community Music School (CMS) at Appalachian State University will hold online registration for all lessons Monday, Aug. 3 through Thursday, Aug. 13. Late registration, Aug. 14-15, will incur a $50 late registration fee.

Students move to campus Aug. 14-15

BOONE—Appalachian State University will welcome an expected 3,050 freshmen to campus beginning Aug. 14 when they move into campus residence halls. All other students living on campus will move into their residence halls Aug. 15.

Campus emergency siren test conducted Aug. 5

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus-wide siren warning system Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 11:55 a.m.

The campus drill also will include a recorded message indicating the beginning and end of the test.

Conference for historians of Britain and Ireland held Sept. 26

BOONE—A one-day conference for historians of Britain and Ireland celebrating the journal ALBION will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at Appalachian State University. The conference marks 10 years since the final issue of ALBION, the prestigious and influential journal of British studies that was based in the Department of History.

Fourth annual Appalachian Energy Summit convenes July 13

BOONE—Representatives from UNC system universities, North Carolina’s private colleges and community colleges and out-of-state institutions will convene July 13 at Appalachian State University for the fourth annual Appalachian Energy Summit.

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.

Looking Glass Gallery exhibit Sensual Synesthesia on display

BOONE—The exhibit Sensual Synesthesia is on display through July 24 in Looking Glass Gallery located in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union.

Award-winning novelist and playwright Jim Grimsley to speak July 16 at Appalachian

BOONE—Jim Grimsley, known for his work as a novelist and playwright, will speak July 16 at Appalachian State University.