Appalachian State

Todd Wright’s ‘Brazilian Romance: An Evening of Valentine’s Jazz’ Comes to Rosen Concert Hall Feb. 14

Published Monday, February 10, 2014 at 2:27 pm
One of the High Country's favorite Valentine's Day entertainment staples, Todd Wright's "Evening of Valentine's Jazz" Concert, returns to the Rosen Concert Hall in the Broyhill Music Building at Appalachian State University on Friday, Feb, 14 at 8 p.m. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Appalachian State University’s Theatre and Dance Department Hosts 2014 Momentum Dance Showcase

Published Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:00 am
The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance will host the 2014 Momentum Dance Showcase in the Varsity Gym Dance Studio on the campus of Appalachian State University on Jan. 24 and 25. Tickets for the showcase are $5 for students and $7 for the general public. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Appalachian State University Sweeps the 2012-2013 Southern Conference Commissioner’s and Germann Cups

Published Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 10:54 am
May 30, 2013. For the ninth time in its illustrious history, Appalachian State University has swept the 2012-13 Southern Conference Commissioner’s and Germann Cups, the SoCon office announced on Tuesday. The Commissioner’s and Germann Cups are awarded annually to the institutions fielding the SoCon’s best all-around men’s and women’s sports programs, respectively. Read more...
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Appalachian State University’s 2014 Football Schedule is Taking Shape After Recent Move to the FBS Ranks

Published Friday, May 3, 2013 at 12:15 pm

May 3, 2013. Appalachian State University’s 2014 football schedule is taking shape with the addition of a home game versus Campbell and the cancellation of a previously scheduled trip to McNeese State.

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US News & World Report Recognizes Appalachian for Cost Efficiency in Providing High Quality Education

Published Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:04 pm
Dec. 11, 2012. Appalachian State University has received recognition for operating efficiently, according to U.S. News & World Report. The magazine recently released its list of “Highly Ranked Universities that Operate Efficiently.” Read more...
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Mike Mayfield Named Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at ASU, Following a National Search

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 12:52 pm
Dec. 5, 2012. Following a national search, Dr. Mike Mayfield has been named vice provost for undergraduate education at Appalachian State University. Mayfield, a professor of geography, has served in the role of interim vice provost since 2010. Read more...
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Student Government Association Sponsors Oppression Awareness Event, ‘Tunnel of Oppression,’ on Dec. 6

Published Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 1:44 pm
Dec. 4, 2012. Appalachian State University’s Student Government Association will host a Tunnel of Oppression event on Dec. 6 from 5:30-10 p.m. to raise campus familiarity with issues related to cruelty and brutality. The public is invited. Read more...
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Catherine J. Smith Gallery at ASU Presents the BFA Senior Studio Fall 2012 Exhibition Dec. 7 to Jan. 12

Published Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 1:22 pm
Dec. 4, 2012. The Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University presents the BFA Senior Studio Fall 2012 exhibition at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone. The exhibition will be on view from Dec. 7, 2012 – Jan. 12, 2013, and includes work by candidates for the BFA in Studio Art. Read more...
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ASU Series Addresses Death Penalty in NC and the US; Final Program Happens Tomorrow in Belk Library

Published Monday, November 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Nov. 26, 2012. The final in a series of programs addressing various issues related to the death penalty will held at Appalachian State University tomorrow. The presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons unless otherwise noted. The public is invited. Read more...
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Lee Brice to Perform at Appalachian Dec. 2

Published Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 2:42 pm
Nov. 13, 2012. Lee Brice will bring the national tour of his Deep South, heavy-hitting country music to Appalachian State University Sunday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. at Legends nightclub on campus. Local band Blue Country will open the show. Tickets are $15 for students in advance and $20 for the public and at the door. Read more...
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Professors Study Practice That Requires No Criminal Conviction: Civil Asset Forfeiture, Federal Equitable Sharing

Published Friday, November 9, 2012 at 12:42 pm
Nov. 9, 2012. Innocent until proven guilty carries a lot of weight if you are accused of a crime. But it can be a different story when state agencies seize the property or assets of those suspected of criminal activity. Read more...
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Crocker Receives Rankin Memorial Award for Excellence

Published Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 1:46 pm
Nov. 6, 2012. Dr. Deborah A. Crocker of Appalachian State University has received the W. W. Rankin Memorial Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education. The award was presented by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics at its 42nd Annual State Mathematics Conference held in Greensboro Oct. 25-26. Read more...
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Delegation From Ecuador Visits ASU’s NCRC Facility

Published Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 1:38 pm
Nov. 6, 2012. Rafael Correa, president of Ecuador, recently visited Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab located at the N.C. Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis to learn more about the facility’s work to improve athletes’ and the general population’s fitness. Read more...
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Peacock to Participate in Sustainability Symposium

Published Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 1:32 pm
Nov. 6, 2012. Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock from Appalachian State University and other higher education sustainability champions from across the region will meet at Agnes Scott College in Georgia Nov. 7 to kick off the ACUPCC Southeast Regional Collaborative Symposium. Read more...
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Boom One Records Brings Out The ‘Bass Culture’

Published Monday, November 5, 2012 at 1:29 pm
Nov. 5, 2012. Two Appalachian State University Alumni have turned their passion into an enterprise. Boom One Records, launched in Jan. 2012, is the brainchild of Justin Butler and Peter Brown, two former Appalachian State students who have been playing music in the High Country for quite some time. Read more…
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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Electro-Acoustic Concert Nov. 14 at ASU

Published Monday, November 5, 2012 at 12:50 pm
Nov. 5, 2012. A Nov. 14 electro-acoustic “Sculpture Concert” features student performers from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music. The free performance begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall. The performance is based on recorded samples which were collected by composition and theory students. Read more...
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Fourth Annual Black Saturday 5k Race is Back at ASU

Published Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:17 pm
Oct. 29, 2012. The Appalachian State University's Recreation Management program is hosting its fourth annual Black Saturday 5k on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 from 8 a.m. to raise money for its academic scholarship fund. The race starts and ends at the Holmes Convocation Center, leading participants through the heart of Appalachian State's beautiful campus. Read more…
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ASU’s Department of Theatre and Dance Presents ‘Middletown’ Oct. 31-Nov. 4 and Nov. 7-11 in I.G. Greer Studio

Published Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 1:19 pm
Oct. 25, 2012. Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Middletown,” Will Eno’s acclaimed play about everyday life, in I.G. Greer Studio Theatre at Appalachian. It has an extended two-week run with performances on Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 and Nov. 7 – 11. Ticket prices start at $8 for students. Read more...
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Local Author Releases Newest Crime Story

Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 2:39 pm
Oct. 24, 2012 Blowing Rock crime writer and Appalachian State faculty member Glenn A. Bruce has released his fourth book, and this one is his darkest one yet. "Rubric" is the story of the events that "send fictional Homicide Detective Mark Young into a spiraling free fall of change and self-examination" after a series of killings in his community. Read more…
BY MADISON FISLER
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Toubab Krewe Hits the High Country on Halloween

Published Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Oct. 23, 2012. Toubab Krewe will be hitting up the high country this Halloween. On Oct. 31, 2012, the Asheville-based band will be appearing at Legends in Boone hosted by the Stage Shows Council of the Appalachian State Popular Programming Society. Read more…
BY MADISON FISLER
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ASU’s Walker College of Business Urges Students to Use Ethical Practices as they Pursue their Business Careers

Published Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:14 pm
Oct. 22, 2012. As they begin their careers, today’s business students should look for new ways to balance ethical challenges related to sustainability and the environment, affordable health care and wealth disparities across Third World and developing nations. Read more...
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Community Candlelight Vigil Oct. 22 Focuses on Bullying

Published Friday, October 19, 2012 at 3:24 pm
Oct. 19, 2012. The LGBT Center at Appalachian State University will sponsor the Third Annual Community Candlelight Vigil Monday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. on Sanford Mall on campus. The public is invited to attend. Free parking is available within walking distance of the mall. Read more...
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Appalachian State Professors Receive National Science Foundation Grant to Study Sleep Restriction and Decision Making

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:37 pm
Oct. 17, 2012. Running on autopilot. How many times has that described your work or school day after a sleepless night – or week? Two professors at Appalachian State University have received a $405,628 National Science Foundation award to study how sleep restriction and disruption of the circadian rhythm, or natural sleep cycle, impacts decision making. Read more...
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Horowitz Named Interim Distinguished Professor of Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State

Published Friday, October 12, 2012 at 2:28 pm
Oct. 12, 2012. Dr. Rosemary Horowitz, a professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of English, has been named the interim Leon Levine Distinguished Professor of Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian. Read more...
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Chamber Music for Woodwinds Performed Oct. 23

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 2:15 pm
Oct. 10, 2012. Enjoy an evening of woodwind chamber music Oct. 23 at Appalachian State University. Student musicians from the Hayes School of Music will perform works from the 18th to 20th centuries written or adapted for wind instruments. Read more...
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Conference Oct. 19 in the Broyhill Events Center at ASU Focuses on Business Ethics in the 21st Century

Published Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 2:09 pm
Oct. 10, 2012. Entrepreneurship and emerging technologies, as well as the science and ethics of accelerating inequality and climate change are the focus of the “Business Ethics in the 21st Century” conference Friday, Oct. 19, at Appalachian State University.
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CEOs Address Leadership Skills and Today’s Business Climate During Panel Discussion at ASU

Published Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 10:30 am
Oct. 9, 2012. To be a good leader requires good communication and listening skills, a continued quest for knowledge and the ability to surround yourself with people who have different skill sets. CEOs who have exemplified those traits shared that and other knowledge about leadership success during the Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture Series. Read more...
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Appalachian State Homecoming Festivities Kick Off Tomorrow; Mountaineers Face Off with Elon on Saturday

Published Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 2:35 pm

By Paul T. Choate

The 2010 ASU Homecoming Parade when the Mountaineers faced Elon in the annual Homecoming Game. Photo by Ken Ketchie

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Four Distinguished CEOs to Speak at Boyles Lecture at Appalachian State University on Friday, Oct. 5

Published Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 2:10 pm
Oct. 2, 2012. Four speakers from past Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO lectures at Appalachian State University return to campus Oct. 5 for the 50th presentation in the longstanding series. A “Meet the CEOs” reception with light refreshments will begin at 9 a.m. on the concourse of the Holmes Center. Read more...
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Sunday Feature: Justifying the Lion

Published Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 11:11 am
Sept. 30, 2012. Just before 7 a.m. on a September morning in Boone, the sun has yet to rise over the mountains eastward. The early morning skyline is streaked orange and grey as it awaits the rising sun. The air has a stinging chill and is eerily still. In the Watauga Village Shopping Center, Walmart’s parking lot is already coming to life, with handfuls of shoppers scattered across the black top. Read more...
BY ETHAN WOODHOUSE
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Gurney Norman, Fiction Writer, Editor and Cultural Advocate, Reading and Signing Oct. 4 at Appalachian

Published Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm
Sept. 27, 2012. Writer Gurney Norman will read from his work Oct. 4 at Appalachian State University. Norman is the Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing for 2012 in Appalachian’s Department of English. Read more...
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Steinback, Hall and Adcock to Lead ASU’s Trustees

Published Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 12:39 pm
Sept. 26, 2012. Michael A. Steinback of Asheville, Avery Hall of Kernersville and Bradley T. Adcock of Cary have been elected officers on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees. Read more...
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Appalachian State University Series Sept. 25 – Nov. 27 Addresses the Death Penalty in NC and the US

Published Monday, September 24, 2012 at 2:58 pm
Sept. 24, 2012. A series of programs addressing various issues related to the death penalty will be held beginning Sept. 25 at Appalachian State University. All presentations begin at 6:30 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons. The public is invited. Read more...
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Appalachian Philharmonia Performs Sept. 30

Published Monday, September 24, 2012 at 2:45 pm
Sept. 24, 2012. The Appalachian Philharmonia performs works by Handel, Bach and Debussy on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Read more...
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Kingsolver and Other Authors to Speak Oct. 2 at ASU

Published Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11:01 am
Sept. 20, 2012. Noted author Barbara Kingsolver, who founded the Bellwether Prize for Fiction, along with prize winners Hillary Jordan and Naomi Benaron, will be at Appalachian State University Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Broyhill Events Center’s Powers Ballroom. Read more...
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