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Archive for June, 2006

MusicFest in Sugar Grove Held July 14-15

BOONE—The ninth annual MusicFest ‘n’ Sugar Grove will be on July 14 and 15. The festival is sponsored by Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Program and Cove Creek Preservation and Development Inc.

Performance poet doris davenport speaks July 13 at Appalachian

BOONE—Performance poet, writer and educator doris davenport will present the Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Lecture at Appalachian State University Thursday, July 13, at 3 p.m. in room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons.

Students participate in summer research projects thanks to Merck/AAAS grant

Merck_1.jpgBOONE—Eight undergraduate students and eight professors at Appalachian State University are spending 10 weeks this summer exploring science.

Keeping the beast in its cage

Comparing inflation – 1979 and 2006

Lutabingwa named associate vice chancellor for international programs

BOONE—Dr. Jesse L. Lutabingwa has been named associate vice chancellor for international programs at Appalachian State University.

Blue Ridge National Heritage Area helps fuel $2 billion tourism industry

BOONE—Men between the ages of 45 and 65 who visit the 25-county Blue Ridge National Heritage Area are most interested in outdoor recreation.

Appalachian students travel to China

Adams.jpgBOONE—Twelve students from Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business were selected to participate in a cross-cultural program with students at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, in May.

Paul Gates named interim director of Hubbard Center at Appalachian

gates04.jpgBOONE—Dr. Paul Gates has been named interim director of the Hubbard Center for Faculty and Staff Support at Appalachian State University effective July 1.

Volunteers needed for Freshmen Move-In Day Aug. 18 at Appalachian

BOONE-More than 2,700 freshmen arrive at their new home on the Appalachian State University campus on Friday, Aug. 18.