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Archive for January, 2013

Appalachian selected to compete in prestigious Solar Decathlon Europe 2014

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of only three U.S. universities selected to participate in the prestigious Solar Decathlon Europe 2014, an international competition inspired by the U.S. Solar Decathlon that challenges student teams to design and build an energy-independent solar house. Twenty projects were selected for the competition out of a total of 44 candidacies from 23 countries.

Christopher Teuton to speak on Cherokee stories Feb. 13

BOONE—Dr. Christopher B. Teuton will speak and read from his new work “Cherokee Stories of the Turtle Island Liars’ Club” Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. in room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University. The public is invited to attend.

Words with friends; Appalachian professor leads American Name Society

BOONE—Onomastics. It’s a word a computer spellchecker won’t recognize but one that speaks volumes to those who study names and naming practices.

Violin chamber music performed Feb. 13

BOONE—The music of Grainger, Martinu and Franck will be performed Feb. 13 during “An Evening of Violin Chamber Music” at Appalachian State University. The Hayes School of Music performance begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Catherine J. Smith Gallery presents Art Expo 2013

BOONE—Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University presents Art Expo 2013, an annual juried exhibition and arts competition for students at Appalachian.

Feb. 10 recital features works for tuba and trombone

BOONE—Tuba player Christopher J. Blaha and trombonist Drew Leslie will present a faculty recital Feb. 10 at Appalachian State University. Blaha and Leslie are members of the Hayes School of Music faculty at Appalachian. The recital begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Girls on the Run registration now open

BOONE—Another season of Girls on the Run begins the week of Feb. 4, sponsored by Appalachian State University’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services.

Viola, organ duo performs Feb. 4

BOONE—The Lila Duo, composed of violist Kathryn Dey and organist David Turner, will perform Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Looking Glass Gallery issues call for submissions

BOONE—The Looking Glass Gallery is now accepting exhibition proposals for an exhibit from March 20 – April 5. This is an excellent opportunity for Appalachian State University students, groups, classes, faculty and staff to exhibit their artwork, receive peer feedback and gain firsthand experience with the gallery submission and exhibition process.