Appalachian Scene Archive
BOONE—Eight chestnut seedlings have been planted in Appalachian State University’s Durham Park in a demonstration planting that is part of a new partnership between Appalachian and The American Chestnut Foundation. For the past 30 years, TACF has been breeding potentially blight-resistant American chestnut seedlings as part of its efforts to restore the American chestnut to the eastern forests.
BOONE—Internationally renowned researcher and Appalachian State University professor Dr. David C. Nieman has been honored by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) with the prestigious Citation Award for his extensive work in health and exercise sciences. He received the award at the ACSM annual meeting in Indianapolis, Ind., May 31.