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Student industrial designers thrive at Appalachian

BOONE—End-of-semester projects in the industrial design program at Appalachian State University have names like Flow, Sip and Sprout, Cinnaway and Hollo Band.

The work of senior students in the product design studio is a culmination of their experiences in the product design concentration within the Department of Applied Design’s industrial design program.

Symphony band performance held Dec. 2 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Appalachian Symphony Band will present its last performance of the semester Dec. 2 at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s sustainability initiatives recognized in Washington, D.C.

BOONE—Appalachian State University was one of 38 institutions of higher learning invited to participate in the American Campuses Act on Climate Roundtable Nov. 19 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. The event was hosted by the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Big band holiday dinner and concert Dec. 6 to benefit Appalachian Jazz Ensemble I

BOONE—A big band holiday dinner and concert benefiting Jazz Ensemble I will be held Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. at Appalachian State University.

Students participate in the 11th Annual SNCURCS research event

BOONE—A total of 146 undergraduate students and faculty from Appalachian State University attended the 11th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium at High Point University Nov. 14.

Campus emergency siren test conducted Dec. 2

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus-wide siren warning system Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 11:55 a.m.

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

International education is key to preparing global citizens

BOONE—The internationalization of higher education has become an imperative, according to the associate vice chancellor for international education at Appalachian State University. Speaking at a luncheon during International Education Week on campus, Jesse Lutabingwa said providing global learning opportunities has become part of the university’s fabric.

Student shares love of dinosaurs

BOONE—Senior geology major Haviv Avrahami was a winner on two counts at the recent 75th annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology held in Dallas.

Harris honored for promoting international opportunities for students

BOONE—Professor Al Harris from Appalachian State University’s Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management has received the Walker College of Business’s Lifetime Achievement Award for devoting his career to providing students with international opportunities.