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Archive for December, 2001

Wolfe to Direct Appalachian’s Applied Science and Research Program

122001wolfe_dl.jpgBOONE–Appalachian State University has named Richard A. Wolfe director of its newly created applied science and research program in the Cratis D. Williams Graduate School.

Candy, Toys Decades-Old Christmas Traditions

xmas.jpgBOONE–Harmonicas, dolls and candy were the hot Christmas items for children in Northwest North Carolina in the early 1900s.

Peace, Sound Economy are Keys to Tourism Industry Success

BOONE–The Gulf War stalled North Carolina’

Appalachian to Study Football Program Opportunities

BOONE–Appalachian State University has announced plans to convene a study group to consider the opportunities and challenges ahead for the institution’s football program.

Yale-Read Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

callig.jpgBOONE–Barbara Yale-Read has received the Outstanding Faculty Award from Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts.

Great Holiday Expectations Often Lead to Holiday Stress

BOONE–Forget about great expectations when preparing for the holiday season, advises psychologist Geri Miller.

Appalachian Awards Degrees During Dec. 15 Ceremony

BOONE–Appalachian State University graduates, ready to begin their careers, were cautioned not to become so busy making a living that they forget to make a life.

Sustainable Development Program to Bear Goodnight Family Name

by Jane Nicholson

BOONE–Truck farming sustained many Watauga County families during the Great Depression.

Laurie Lyda Wins International Essay Contest

120501essay_dl.jpgBy James Nix

BOONE — Laurie Lea Lyda prepared her senior thesis for her English degree from Appalachian State University with no idea it would later win an international essay contest.