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4 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

Edwards appointed interim chief of staff at ASU11:31 pm

Dr. Randy Edwards has been appointed chief of staff in the Office of the Chancellor at Appalachian State University.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee

18 hrs ago | Business Journal

Door opens for more community college students to transfer to UNC

In another agreement between a community college and a university in the UNC System, students graduating from Durham Technical Community College's Honors Program will soon be able to enroll at the UNC-Greensboro and work toward earning full university honors from UNCG's Lloyd International Honors College.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, East Carolina University

21 hrs ago | Lenoir News-Topic

Lenoir student among Google's first official interns

By the time Keith Miller graduated from West Caldwell High School and left Lenoir to begin studying computer science at Appalachian State University, Google's data center had already been operating for a few years, but he didn't think he'd ever have a shot at working there.


Related Topix: Lenoir, NC

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Watauga Democrat

UNC system explores large-scale...

University of North Carolina system leaders attending this week's Appalachian Energy Summit said they are exploring options for a large-scale renewable energy project.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mountain Xpress

Theater review: "Promises" at SART

The old adage "don't make promises you can't keep" resonates throughout the profession premiere of Promises .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bryson City, NC

The National Radio Talent System Adds 70 Students To The Radio 'Farm System'

With the close of the KBA WKU RADIO TALENT INSTITUTE YESTERDAY at WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY in BOWLING GREEN, seventy aspiring broadcasters have completed this year's four institutes of THE NATIONAL RADIO TALENT SYSTEM this SUMMER.


Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Western Kentucky University, Pennsylvania, University of Georgia

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Mountain Times

ASU receives grant to continue Pakistani exchange program

Appalachian State University has received a third grant totaling $397,713 from the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, to continue an exchange project between public schools in Watauga County and Taxila, Pakistan.


Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Pakistan Travel, Islamabad, Pakistan Travel,

The Mountain Times

ASU Energy Center to help improve life for Brazil's catadores

An Appalachian Energy Center project in collaboration with state and federal government in Brazil will be used to process plastic and glass gleaned from the waste stream by 'catadores,' those who make their living picking through waste.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Independent Weekly

Voting laws restrict young North Carolinians

After a slew of voting restrictions passed the General Assembly last summer, the upcoming midterm elections will be the state's first taste of voting under the new policies.


Related Topix: North Carolina

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Third annual Energy Summit...

Representatives from the 17 University of North Carolina system campuses and several private institutions in the Carolinas on Monday will converge upon Boone for the third annual Appalachian Energy Summit hosted by Appalachian State University.


Related Topix: Boone, NC, Oberlin College, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, George Washington University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

New York Post

Stay at home dad: - Other men are envious of me'

I know I tend to talk about mothers a lot. I'm all "moms" this and "moms" that. Even the name of my column, "Motherland," would indicate a somewhat exclusive focus on moms.


Burlington Times News

With GrayMatter, music runs in the family

Music to this band is a "Gray" matter. The Gray family - Bev Gray Gude and her brothers, Brad and Barry, grew up in Burlington and recall that "there was a lot of singing in our house."


Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Mebane, NC, Alamance County, NC

Watauga Democrat

Elections board upholds previous one-stop plan

In a two to one vote, the Watauga County Board of Elections voted to uphold the same one-stop implementation plan the board adopted for the May primary for the general election in November.


Related Topix: Watauga County, NC, Blowing Rock, NC, Deep Gap, NC, Boone, NC, Linville-Falls, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

City Paper

River Whyless at Gypsy Sally's: Saturday, July 26

Many modern country-folk acts like to craft their twang-tinged tracks from cramped Brooklyn apartments or open-mic nights on Nashville's Music Row, but Asheville, N.C., quartet River Whyless makes music straight from the hills of North Carolina.


Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Boone, NC

Project Director Zach Atchley Elevated To Assistant Executive Director For Mark Making

Zach Atchley, has been elevated to the position of assistant executive director.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN


Trees: Unlikely Culprits in Ozone Pollution

Pollution from forests? As this map shows, trees do emit compounds that can worsen ozone and increase aerosols in the atmosphere.


Tue Jul 22, 2014


Travis Frye and Blue Mountain are 'Living In A Moment'

Kindred Records is proud to announce the release of "Living In A Moment" by North Carolina based bluegrass group Travis Frye and Blue Mountain.


Related Topix: Lefty Frizzell, Country, Cowboy Copas, Blue Ridge Parkway, US National Parks

Watauga Democrat

ASU student interns with White House

While many students and recent grads use the summertime to relax, for one Appalachian State University student the summer will be spent working at the White House.


Related Topix: Watauga County, NC, Blowing Rock, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Brower, Hurd earn scholarships

Isabella Brower and Alexis Hurd are recipients of Onlsow County Crime Stoppers Scholarships for 2014.


Related Topix: Prison, University of North Carolina Pembroke, North Carolina, Education Etc.

Watauga Democrat

Hospitality House launched thrift shop project

Located at 182 Boone Heights Drive, this unique shopping experience will open its doors on Friday July 25 and Saturday July 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This three-year project is a collaboration of Hospitality House, Appalachian State University's ACT Program and North Carolina Campus Compact.


Related Topix: Watauga County, NC