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Archive for November, 2008

Appalachian Guitar Orchestra concert Dec. 4

BOONE—Appalachian Guitar Orchestra performs Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian hosts ACAPPELLAGEDDON, an all a cappella show Dec. 9

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Student Programs will host ACAPPELLAGEDDON 2008 Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Legends on campus.

For the love of the game

Six Appalachian State University faculty members helped bring home a second-place trophy after competing in the North Carolina Adult State Cup soccer competition held in Asheville Nov. 14-16.

Grant supports steep slope vineyards soil erosion control

BOONE—The Appalachian Center for Mountain Winegrowing at Appalachian State University has received a $9,500 grant from the North Carolina Wine and Grape Council (NCWGC) to study soil erosion control as it relates to steep slope vineyards.

Going snow mobile

bikeboy_m.jpgAppalachian State University sophomore Isaac Bryan travels to class on a snowy day by riding his mountain bike across campus. (Photo by University Photographer Marie Freeman)

Appalachian in ice

ice_sculpture_m.jpgJeff Pennypacker, an ice sculptor at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, created this Appalachian-themed sculpture for the chancellor’s reception held at the historic inn Nov. 17. Pennypacker used colored sand to create the frozen logo. The project, which was donated to the function, took more than four hours to complete. The event was organized by Appalachian’s Office of Alumni Affairs. (Photo by University Photographer Marie Freeman)

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Shirlette Ammons presents a poetry reading Dec. 4 at Appalachian

Shirlette1BW_t.jpgBOONE—Poet Shirlette Ammons will read from her work Dec. 4 at Appalachian State University. Her presentation is sponsored by the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series.

Book documents how technology and theory combine to fight crime

BOONE—Push pins and maps have given way to computer screens and GIS mapping as the way for law enforcement officers to track crime.

Student group assists National Park Service with dam removal

BOONE— The Appalachian State University Chapter of Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway spent a recent Saturday helping National Park Service employees remove debris from a dismantled dam at Sims Creek.