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Female participants sought for research related to arterial stiffness and high blood pressure

BOONE—Females between the ages of 50 and 75 are being sought for a research study at Appalachian State University related to arterial stiffness and high blood pressure.

Anthropology students’ research presented through May 1

BOONE—The spring 2014 Anthropology Senior Student Symposium at Appalachian State University will be held April 17, 24 and May 1 at Appalachian State University. The symposium, in Plemmons Student Union’s Linville Gorge Room, will feature topics ranging from American boarding schools and forced assimilation to the decline of the labor union in the U.S.

Seven students honored at research celebration

BOONE—Award-winning undergraduate research at Appalachian State University this year focused on water quality monitoring, seizure severity, Triassic period fossils and early primates, while award-winning graduate-level research spotlighted HVAC system analysis, water contamination and a new type of gene.

Record number present at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

BOONE—A total of 47 undergraduate students at Appalachian State University presented their research at the 28th Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Kentucky, April 3-5.

Scholars Bookshop hosts discussion and book signing April 9

BOONE—The Scholars Bookshop in the University Bookstore at Appalachian State University will host Patricia D. Beaver and Sandra L. Ballard Wednesday, April 9, at 3:30 p.m. for a discussion and signing of their book “Voices From the Headwaters: Stories From Meat Camp, Tamarack (Pottertown) & Sutherland, North Carolina.” The work is the latest publication from the university’s Center for Appalachian Studies.

Appalachian astronomer helps discover asteroid’s ring system

BOONE—Happenstance led to the discovery of the first ring system around an asteroid, and Appalachian State University Professor Joseph Pollock was part of the team of astronomers that made the discovery.

Batchelor receives NYC’s Explorer’s Club grant

BOONE—Cameron Batchelor of Raleigh, a junior geology major at Appalachian State University, has been awarded a $2,000 Youth Activity Grant from the Explorer’s Club in New York City to conduct fieldwork in Mongolia this summer.

Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors to be held April 10

BOONE—The 17th Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors will be held at Appalachian State University Thursday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the fourth floor of Plemmons Student Union. The public is invited.

Environmental Humanities Symposium held April 4 at Appalachian

BOONE—An Environmental Humanities Symposium will be held Friday, April 4, at Appalachian State University in Plemmons Student Union’s Price Lake Room.