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Archive for January, 2002

Students to Audition for the American College Theatre Festival’s Irene Ryan Scholarship

lesson.jpgBOONE–Three Appalachian State University students have been selected to audition for the Irene Ryan Scholarship during the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival’s Regional Festival Feb. 5-10 at Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C.

Department Chair Blends Bluegrass and British Lit

012402baldwin_haney_dl.jpgBy James Nix

BOONE — At first glance, David P. Haney seems like the typical English professor.

Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Widows and Children First”

BOONE — The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Widows and Children First” Feb. 6-9 at 8 p.m. in Greer Arena Theatre.

Campaign Gifts Exceed Appalachian Goal by 66 Percent

BOONE–Bolstered by two major gifts in the final days of the campaign, Appalachian State University ended its comprehensive “Campaign for the Second Century” Dec. 31 with private support for the university and its programs totaling $83.2 million.

Winter Folk Festival Benefit Concert Held Jan. 31

BOONE–The Department of English at Appalachian State University will present a Winter Folk Festival Benefit Concert Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Noted Physicist Steven Chu to Lecture Feb. 18 at Appalachian

011702chu_dl.jpgBOONE–Physicist and Nobel Prize co-winner Dr. Steven Chu will discuss “Laser Cooling and Trapping: From Atomic Clocks to Watching Bio-molecules Move, One Molecule At A Time”

Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. in Appalachian State University’s Farthing Auditorium.

Craft Enrichment Workshops Offered at Appalachian

BOONE–Appalachian State University will hold a series of craft enrichment workshops beginning at the end of January.

Pianist Breaks Rules, Creates a Piano Event

010902breakrules_dl.jpgBOONE–New York pianist/composer and Warner Brothers artist Bob Dawson will present “Breaking the Rules ®” Jan. 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Appalachian House to Open Jan. 13 on University Campus

BOONE — Appalachian House, a new multi-purpose facility at Appalachian State University that incorporates an on-campus residence for the university’s chancellor, will officially open Sunday, Jan. 13, with a public reception for the university and the broader Boone area community.