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Archive for November, 2010

Appalachian is a top producer of Fulbright scholars

BOONE—China, Bosnia, India and South Africa are just a few of the past destinations of Fulbright Program award recipients at Appalachian State University.

Claassen and Robbins-Schug are honored for their research

claassenrobbins_t.jpgBOONE—Dr. Cheryl Claassen and Dr. Gwen Robbins-Schug are faculty members in Appalachian State University’s Department of Anthropology. They also are active researchers and scholars whose work is adding to, and sometimes changing, the accepted knowledge base in their respective fields.

Appalachian strengthens international relationships

chinese_t.jpgBOONE –Yang Jianping, one of two news media professionals visiting Appalachian State University this semester, hopes to apply what he has when he returns to China. “I have learned that interaction is important between students and teachers, and it should be the same in the workplace between a leader and his subordinates,” he said.

Appalachian Wind Ensemble featured in Dec. 5 performance

BOONE—Four major works for wind ensemble will be performed Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the Appalachian State University campus. Admission is free.

Appalachian Repertory Orchestra and Concert Band perform Dec. 6

BOONE—Musical drama could be the theme of the Dec. 6 performance of the Appalachian Repertory Orchestra and Appalachian Concert Band.

Appalachian Guitar Orchestra performs Dec. 5

BOONE—The Appalachian Guitar Orchestra presents its end-of-semester concert Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra performs Dec. 2

BOONE—The works of John Harbinson, Aaron Copland and Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky will be performed by the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Dec. 2.

Dec. 2 concert features jazz favorites

BOONE—If you have a favorite jazz vocal composition, chances are you will hear it performed Dec. 2 during a concert by the Appalachian Jazz Vocal Ensemble at Appalachian State University. The performance begins at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Book reading Dec. 1 features Arabic authors

Miral al-Tahawy and Taleb Al-Refai will present a book reading Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. at University Bookstore at Appalachian State University. The public is invited.