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Archive for October, 2010

Lecture on transportation, energy and environmental policy presented Nov. 1 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis at Appalachian State University presents a public lecture by Dr. David Greene titled “Energy Challenges for Transportation in the 21st Century: Climate Change, Energy Security and Sustainability.”  The lecture will be Monday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons Room 114.The public is invited.

Halloween Monster Concert presented Oct. 31 at Appalachian

BOONE—The organ studio in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will present the fourth annual Halloween Monster Concert Sunday, Oct. 31, at 8 p.m., in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free, all are welcome, and costumes are encouraged.

Prospective entrepreneurs pitch their ideas during Entrepreneur Summit at Appalachian

winners_t.jpgBOONE—Students at Appalachian State University pitched their best business ideas to a panel of judges during the 9th Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit held in the Walker College of Business.

Walker College of Business program featured in 2011 Princeton Review

PrincetonBest_Biz.jpgBOONE- Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business has been included in “The Best 300 Business Schools: 2011 Edition” by the Princeton Review for its Master of Business Administration program.

Improvisational violinist performs Oct. 28 at Appalachian

BOONE—Guest artist Stephen Nachmanovitch presents “An Evening of Improvisation,” Oct. 28 at Appalachian State University. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Photography and mixed media exhibition to open Oct. 25

MStamat_t.jpgBOONE-Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union Looking Glass Gallery presents “The Cultural Confluence” by artist R. Martin Stamat Oct. 25-Nov. 16.  An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 7-8 p.m. in the gallery. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibition is operated by the gallery’s curator Dianna Loughlin.

Flute, trumpet and brass ensemble performances at Appalachian

BOONE—A series of recitals beginning Oct. 26 will feature the flute, trumpet and brass ensembles in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music. Admission to each performance is free and open to the public.

Sustainability and energy efficiency are electric utility’s focus, Duke Energy CEO says

JamesRogers_t.jpgBOONE—Customers want electricity that’s affordable. Industrialists want a reliable, year-round power source. Environmentalists want electricity produced from clean, renewable resources.

Ashe County research site provides long-term research opportunities for biologists

goldenrod_t.jpgBOONE—While some consider it a weed or simply a nuisance, biology professor Ray S. Williams is growing goldenrod to better understand the role plant genetic variation plays with insects that associate with it.