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Archive for March, 2005

Celebrate Fossil Fools Day April 1 With Sustainable Energy-related Activities

BOONE – On Friday, April 1, people across the United States, Canada and United Kingdom will gather for the Second Annual Fossil Fools Day.

African American Studies Scholar Houston Baker Speaks at Appalachian April 14

BOONE – Duke University Professor of English Houston Baker will speak at Appalachian State University on Thursday, April 14, at 4 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Price Lake Room.

Wind Power Workshops Offered Beginning in April

BOONE – The NC Small Wind Initiative (SWI) at Appalachian State University hosts a series of workshops to provide a hands-on opportunity for people to learn the benefits of wind power.

BellSouth Corporation Executive Duane Ackerman is Boyles Lecturer April 7

1.jpgBOONE – F. Duane Ackerman, chairman and chief executive officer for BellSouth Corporation, will be the speaker for the Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture April 7 at Appalachian State University.

Two Operas Presented April 8-9

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will present an Opera Workshop Production April 8 and 9 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Pioneer of Gene Targeting Talks March 15 at Appalachian

022505gene_dl.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s Morgan Lecture Series features a lecture by Dr. Mario Capecchi of the University of Utah on “Gene Targeting into the 21st Century.” His presentation is Tuesday, March 15, at 8 p.m. in I.G. Greer Auditorium.

Wine Making, Health Care and Energy Issues Featured on “Appalachian Perspective”

032405winemaking_dl.jpgBOONE – Wine making, health care and energy – three areas in which Appalachian State University is responding to North Carolina’s changing economy with research and new course offerings – are the featured topics on the latest “Appalachian Perspective.”

Appalachian Open House Showcases University Experience

BOONE – On Saturday, April 16, prospective students and their parents can sample university life at Appalachian State University’s 2005 Spring Open House.

Poet Minnie Bruce Pratt Visits Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series April 7

032305pratt_dl.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series presents a reading by poet Minnie Bruce Pratt on Thursday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Linville Falls Room.