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Marching Mountaineers to perform in London New Year’s Day Parade

BOONE—Not long after holiday gifts are exchanged and New Year’s resolutions made, about 60 members of the Appalachian State University Marching Mountaineers will board an overseas flight for a performance in the 29th London New Year’s Day Parade.

Appalachian Chorale performs Dec. 2

BOONE—The Appalachian Chorale will perform works by Johann Adolf Hasse, Franz Biebl and Felix Mendelssohn at 8 p.m. Dec. 2 in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

EPA P3 grant helps researchers at Appalachian explore affordable alternative energy options

BOONE—Making a living as the owner of a small farm can be a hit or miss proposition. Farm owners must battle the weather, pests and rising energy costs as they bring their crops to market.

Appalachian Symphony Band and Trombone Choir perform Dec. 3

BOONE—The Appalachian Symphony Band’s Dec. 3 program, “Hymns, Carols, and Elves!,” features whimsical, spiritual and rousing works for brass, woodwinds and percussionists.

Carbohydrate found in pistachio nuts and other foods impairs athletic performance

NCRC KANNAPOLIS—A recent study by David Nieman, DrPH, director of the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the N.C. Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, found that a special type of carbohydrate, raffinose, found in pistachio nuts and other foods reduced athletic performance when consumed prior to intense exercise.

Jazz dinner at the Meadowview Inn to benefit Appalachian’s jazz program

BOONE—Jazz Ensemble I from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will present An Evening of Big Band Christmas Jazz and Buffet Dinner Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Meadowbrook Inn in Blowing Rock.

Appalachian Gospel Choir performs Nov. 23

BOONE—Traditional and contemporary gospel songs will be performed Nov. 23 at Appalachian State University. The Appalachian Gospel Choir will take the stage at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Appalachian 4th among the top 40 master’s degree granting institutions for study abroad

BOONE—The growing interest of students participating in study abroad at Appalachian State University has once again resulted in recognition by the International Institute of Education (IIE). In its 2014 Open Doors report, Appalachian is ranked 4th among the top 40 master’s degree granting institutions for the total number of students studying abroad in 2012-13, the year the rankings are based.

Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin performed Nov. 23

BOONE—Works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin fill the program for the Appalachian Repertory Orchestra performance Nov. 23. The program begins at 2 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. William Selle is the conductor. Admission is free.