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Archive for August, 2014

Johann receives National Science Foundation grant for computer science research

BOONE—A National Science Foundation grant totaling $377,083 has been awarded to Professor Patricia Johann in Appalachian State University’s Department of Computer Science.

Latin American Film Festival begins Aug. 28

BOONE—A Latin American Film Festival will be held Thursdays beginning Aug. 28 at Appalachian State University. Admission to the films is free.

Agave Baroque performs Sept. 17 at Appalachian

BOONE—The ensemble Agave Baroque with countertenor Reginald Mobley will perform Sept. 17 at Appalachian State University. The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Campus emergency siren test conducted Sept. 3

BOONE—Appalachian State University will conduct a full test of its emergency notification system – including siren, email, voice and text messaging and the Alertus desktop notification system – Wed., Sept. 3, at 11:55 a.m.

Award-winning filmmaker Lily Keber returns to Boone to present documentary Sept. 10

BOONE—Documentary filmmaker Lily Keber will present her film “Bayou Maharajah” Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at Appalachian State University’s Belk Library and Information Commons Room 114. The screening is free and open to the public.

Appalachian included in Money magazine’s and Forbes’ best value lists

BOONE—Appalachian State University continues to be recognized nationally for providing a quality education at an affordable price.

Assistant professor combines passions for public service and research

BOONE—A stint in the Peace Corps combined with an interest in plant biology helped solidify the research interests of Dr. Matt Estep, an assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology.

BIG Sale raises $20,812 for three area charities

BOONE—The BIG Sale at Appalachian State University raised $20,812.09 for area charities Saturday, Aug. 16, and diverted 70 tons of materials that otherwise might have been taken to landfills.

Appalachian’s ROTC program graduates 10 second lieutenants

BOONE—Ten students from the ROTC program at Appalachian State University ended their time as students at the university and took the first steps in becoming Army officers Aug. 8.