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Archive for September, 2010

Organist Joby Bell performs Oct. 14

JobyBell_t.jpgBOONE—Organist Dr. Joby Bell performs Bach, Bonnet, Franck and Duruflé Oct. 14 at Appalachian State University. The 8 p.m. recital will be in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Hayes String Trio performs Oct. 12

BOONE—The Faculty Recital Series in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music presents An Evening with The Hayes String Trio & Friends Oct. 12. The recital begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Renowned environmentalist Vandana Shiva talks Oct. 11 at Appalachian

Shiva_t.jpgBOONE—Environmental activist Dr. Vandana Shiva will present the talk “Sustainability and the Global Food Crisis” Monday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. in Farthing Auditorium at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Duke Energy CEO speaks Oct. 12 at Appalachian

Rogers_t.jpgBOONE–James Rogers, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Duke Energy, is the speaker for the fall Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture at Appalachian State University.

9th Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit held Oct. 8 at Appalachian

BOONE—Anyone interested in owning their own business can learn from the experts at the 9th Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit Oct. 8 at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian receives $257,106 NSF grant for summer undergraduate research program

BOONE—A $257,106 grant from the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program will fund a summer research program at Appalachian State University.

Classic and contemporary works for wind instruments performed Oct. 10

BOONE—An Oct. 10 performance by Hayes School of Music faculty and students will feature works written for wind instruments. The 2 p.m. performance at Appalachian State University will be in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

5K Run/Walk planned Oct. 9 to benefit recreation management scholarships

BOONE—The Recreation Management Association at Appalachian State University is sponsoring a 5K run/walk Saturday, Oct. 9, prior to Homecoming. The race starts at 8 a.m. and ends at 9:15 a.m.  The route will circle campus and downtown Boone beginning and ending at the Holmes Convocation Center.

Volunteers sought for research on memory

BOONE—Individuals ages 60-85 are sought to participate in research at Appalachian State University related to emotion and autobiographical memory, the recall of events throughout one’s life.