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‘Aquí y Allá’ shown April 22 at Appalachian

BOONE—The film “Aquí y Allá” will be shown April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in I.G. Greer Theater at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Part of the university’s Global Film Series, the film is co-sponsored by Belk Library and Information Commons and the Hispanic Student Association.

Conference to focus on travel, business and investment opportunities in Cuba

BOONE—What opportunities will the thawing of US/Cuba relations bring for tourists, businesses and investors?

A one-day conference April 30 at Appalachian State University, “Cuba Answers,” will provide expert advice on new opportunities expected to occur in the Caribbean nation.

Third annual Festa do Brasil held April 15-17 at Appalachian

BOONE—Festa do Brasil, a three-day celebration of Brazilian culture, will be held April 15-17 at Appalachian State University. Now in its third year, the festival includes a Brazilian film night, dance workshop, capoeira performance and free Brazilian food. All events take place in the Plemmons Student Union and are free and open to the public.

Social entrepreneurs Doc Hendley and Hannah Davis to speak at Global Opportunities Conference

BOONE—Wine to Water founder Doc Hendley will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Global Opportunities Conference: Business for a Better World to be held Friday, April 10 at 9 a.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Grandfather Ballroom at Appalachian State University.

Global Film Series: ‘Two Million Minutes,’ ‘City of God’ and ‘Aquí y Allá’

BOONE—The Global Films Series will show three films as part of its spring series beginning March 25 at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Appalachian expands its educational opportunities in Turkey

BOONE—Appalachian State University has added a second formal agreement with a private university in Turkey creating opportunities for student, faculty and staff exchanges from Appalachian State University and both Turkish institutions.

Appalachian expands educational opportunities into the UAE

BOONE—Appalachian State University has signed a formal agreement with the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that paves the way for student, faculty and staff exchanges at both institutions. The agreement was signed by Dr. Stan Aeschleman, interim provost and executive vice chancellor at Appalachian, and Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, president of AURAK.

Future teachers travel the globe for international teaching experiences

BOONE—“Almost home, forever changed” is how Emily Johnson described her international student teaching experience in Costa Rica last spring.

Creative students invent a language and society in honors course

BOONE—Creating a language and related society as part of a junior level honors seminar at Appalachian State University taught students about grammar, language structures, global communities and, in the process, more about each other.