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Software shows just how busy honeybees are

BOONE—A web application for beekeepers called Hive Tracks, co-developed by a faculty member in Appalachian State University’s Department of Computer Science, is now being used by bee keepers in 142 countries to track beehive activity. There are currently more than 16,000 registered users of Hive Tracks, including beekeepers in Tanzania.

Computer scientist at Appalachian helps researchers track honey bee health

BOONE—Tracking the health of honeybees across the U.S. is the work of a multi-university team, including a computer scientist at Appalachian State University.

The Bee Informed Partnership, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is comprised of scientists from eight universities, including the University of Maryland, Oregon State University, the University of Tennessee and Appalachian. The partnership members are also beekeepers.

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.

Professors’ paper on urban stream restoration receives 2015 Boggess Award

BOONE—A research paper on urban stream restoration written by Assistant Professor Kristan Cockerill and Professor Bill Anderson from Appalachian State University has received the 2015 Boggess Award for the best paper published in 2014 in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association.

Participants sought for research about nonresident fathers of children

BOONE—Researchers from Appalachian State University’s Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education are conducting research about nonresident fathers’ interaction recreationally with their children.

Appalachian student is a finalist in the North American Printing Skills Competition

BOONE—Sunny Turner, a graphic arts and imaging technology undergraduate at Appalachian State University, has advanced into the final round of the North American Printing Skills Competition. The final round of competition will occur July 8 and be based at California Poly Technic Institute.

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.

Appalachian will seek UNC Board of Governors approval to expand its millennial campus

BOONE—Since 2002, a portion of Appalachian State University’s campus has been designated as a millennial campus – a 2.3 acre tract of land where University Hall is located off Blowing Rock Road.