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Cultural awareness dance Nov. 13 will benefit Central American nonprofit

BOONE—Students at Appalachian State University will host a cultural awareness event called Dance Around the World on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. to benefit the Tumul K’in Center of Learning in Belize.

Theater Delta presents “Be Rea$onable” Nov. 13

BOONE—Theater Delta will present “Be Rea$onable” on Wednesday, Nov. 13, as part of the 2013-14 Diversity Lecture Series at Appalachian State University.

Series at Appalachian explores Muslim faith and culture

BOONE—Muslim Journeys – Let’s Talk About It, a series of free programs about the Muslim faith and culture, will be presented beginning Oct. 8 at Appalachian State University.

Tim Wise to lecture on “Race in America” Oct. 14

BOONE—Anti-racism writer and educator Tim Wise will address “Race in America” on Monday, Oct. 14, as part of the 2013-14 Diversity Lecture Series at Appalachian State University.

Finding one’s life calling can provide the nourishment of a lifetime, author says

BOONE—Finding your calling or life’s passion can occur within a matter of seconds. That’s what happened to writer Ayad Akhtar when he was a high school student in Milwaukee.

Diversity Lecture Series opens Sept. 24 with film exploring Christianity and sexual orientation

BOONE—An Emmy award-winning documentary exploring the intersections between Christianity and sexual orientation opens the 2013-14 Diversity Lecture Series at Appalachian State University on Tuesday, Sept. 24. All series events are free and open to the public.

Students hone Russian language skills at Appalachian

russian_crafts_t.jpgBOONE—Twelve students attending the third Russian language institute at Appalachian State University have diverse reasons for their interest in Russia and its language.

Appalachian opens American Cultural Center at China’s Northeastern University

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of 19 U.S. universities to open an American Cultural Center at a Chinese university. The center at Northeastern University (NEU) in Shenyang, China, has been funded by a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State and is part of a program initiated by the state department in 2011.

Hispanic/Latino Symposium held April 19 at Appalachian

BOONE—¡Saludos! The first Hispanic/Latino Symposium “Building Connections” will be held April 19 at Appalachian State University.