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Archive for June, 2000

Business Faculty Honored for Achievements

cob.jpgBOONE–Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business has honored three faculty members for excellence in teaching, research and service for the 1999-2000 academic year.

Musician’s Career Full of Rewards

unsworth.jpgBy Jane Nicholson BOONE–You won’t find Art Unsworth’s first job on his resume. Unsworth began his music career as a teenager, playing trumpet at a cabaret.

Television Show Spotlighting the Arts Premieres June 26

BOONE–Many people today experience music, dance and the visual arts only through electronic media, like television or the Internet.

Truman Capote Scholarship Winner Announced

BOONE–Todd Atchison, a senior of Inman, S.C., has won the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship in Creative Writing for 2000 at Appalachian State University for his poetry.

Appalachian Professor Named Editor of National Physics Journal

BOONE–As the newly appointed editor of a national physics journal Appalachian State University professor Karl Mamola hopes to strengthen the teaching of introductory physics at both the high school and college levels.

Summer Math Camp

BOONE–Word problems, algebraic formulas and polygons. Just the thought of geometry and algebra problems can create shudders of anxiety.

Appalachian Journal Editor Receives W.D. Weatherford Award

williamson.jpgBOONE–Almost 30 years ago, Appalachian State University administrators asked Jerry Williamson to create a scholarly journal dedicated to the study of the Appalachian Region.

Crawford Named Convocation Center Director

eddie.jpgBOONE–Eddie Crawford believes there is no substitute for on-the-job experience. Crawford is the newly appointed director of the George M. Holmes Convocation Center at Appalachian State University.

Arrangements Announced for Leach Funeral

BOONE–Funeral arrangements for Appalachian State University student-athlete Rufus Leach have been announced.