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Eloranta elected an officer of the International Economic History Organization

BOONE—Dr. Jari Eloranta has been confirmed as secretary-general of the International Economic History Association (IEHA). The Appalachian State University history professor will serve for a minimum four-year term.

Appalachian ranks among world leaders in experimental and environmental economics

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Economics has one of the world’s top programs in the fields of experimental economics and environmental economics, according to a prestigious worldwide organization that disseminates economics research.

Bräuer receives Fulbright-Saastamoien Foundation Award

BOONE—When Suzanna Bräuer travels to Finland in January, she will combine lifelong interests that began when she was a school student: science, international travel and learning foreign languages.

Treating muscle tension dysphonia can be as simple as blowing bubbles, professor says

BOONE—Simple exercises like gargling or blowing bubbles in a cup of water are used by some speech pathologists to treat a serious voice disorder called muscle tension dysphonia (MTD).

North Carolina Dance Festival to be presented Oct. 23-25

BOONE—The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents the 24th Annual North Carolina Dance Festival (NCDF), a touring celebration that showcases the work of renowned and aspiring dance artists from across the state. NCDF will be presented on campus in the Valborg Theatre on Oct. 23 – 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Banking industry remains plagued by 2008 practices that toppled the nation’s financial sector

BOONE—The problems and practices that toppled the financial sector in 2008 remain in effect today, according to Jim Blaine, president and CEO of the State Employees Credit Union. But those problems have not affected credit unions, which remain locally owned and managed.

Sustainability research forum held Oct. 22

BOONE—The first Sustainability Research Forum will be held Oct. 22 at Appalachian State University to highlight the sustainability-focused scholarly activities and creative endeavors of Appalachian’s distinguished faculty.

Climate activist Timothy DeChristopher speaks Oct. 20 at Appalachian

BOONE—Well-known climate activist Timothy DeChristopher will speak Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian retains its military friendly school status

BOONE—Appalachian State University continues to be recognized as a military friendly school by Victory Media, which compiles the annual Military Friendly Schools list.