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Archive for February, 2013

From boardroom to courtroom to classroom

Business law instructor shares his real-world experiences with students

BOONE—Attorney Charles Oswald often can’t disclose case details to students in his business law and ethics classes at Appalachian State University because of confidentiality restrictions, but his experiences help equip students for challenges they might face in their business careers.

Easterlin named director of Appalachian’s Career Development Center

BOONE—Dr. B. Ray Easterlin has been named director of the Career Development Center at Appalachian State University. He will begin his duties at Appalachian June 2.

Student media organizations win 18 awards at NCCMA

BOONE—The Appalachian student newspaper and The Peel literary arts magazine at Appalachian State University received 18 awards combined from the 2012 North Carolina College Media Association Conference held Saturday, Feb. 16, at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro.

String faculty and friends perform March 5 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music string faculty and friends will perform Tuesday, March 5, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Cherry named senior research fellow at Center for International Climate and Environmental Research-Oslo

BOONE—Todd L. Cherry, professor of economics at Appalachian State University, has been appointed a senior research fellow at the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research-Oslo (CICERO). CICERO, a research center associated with the University of Oslo in Norway, has been an international leader since 1990 in conducting research and providing information on climate change and climate policy.

Series hosts talk by climate scientist Michael E. Mann March 21

BOONE—Climate scientist Michael E. Mann will speak March 21 at Appalachian State University. His address is a collaboration of the 24th anniversary of Appalachian’s Morgan Lecture Series in the Sciences, and cosponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the University Forum Series.

Poet Nathalie Anderson is guest of Visiting Writers Series March 28

BOONE—Poet Nathalie Anderson visits Appalachian State University March 28 for its Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series. Anderson is the series’ Juanita Tobin Memorial Author.

5K on April 13 benefits autism research

BOONE—Autism Speaks U at Appalachian State University is hosting a 5K run on April 13 starting at 9 a.m. at Watauga High School.

Campus Polar Plunge nets more than $6,800 for Watauga County Special Olympics

BOONE—A 38-degree water temperature plus 142 hearty souls equaled $6,881.06 for Watauga County Special Olympics.