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The next update of this site will be Monday, September 15, 2014. Deadline for submissions is Thursday, September 11, 2014 by noon.

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Visiting Writers Series features Allen St. John, George Ella Lyon and Shira Dentz

Appalachian awarded more than $2.5 million from NSF for 12-state biodiversity database project

Johann receives National Science Foundation grant for computer science research

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

Assistant professor combines passions for public service and research

BIG Sale raises $20,812 for three area charities

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Campus News and Notes

On- and off-campus safety is focus of activities Sept. 2-6 at Appalachian

Emergency Preparedness Month

Walker College of Business kudos

In Memoriam

Community Music School registration

High Country Half Marathon Aug. 30

Turchin Center hosts gala and silent auction Aug. 28

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Dr. Dan Jones

Dr. John Craft

Dr. Melissa Davis Gutschall

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Appalachian in the News

Book review: ‘Half of What I Say is Meaningless’

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In-town house for sale — price reduced

Coveted, in-town Boone, move-in-ready, four-bedroom, two-bath, mid-century tri-level located on super quiet, low-density dead-end street that’s walking distance to ASU. PRICED REDUCED, NOW FOR SALE AT $207,000. Main level boasts living, dining and kitchen. Dining room and kitchen flows from living room and features beautiful, new travertine flooring & paint. Garage enters into kitchen making convenient grocery unloading. Large private, back deck is surrounded by flat yard and faces woods and accessed via dining room. This greatly enhances living space and an excellent space for gatherings. Three bedrooms and full bath are on upper level; a spacious family room, additional bedroom, full bath, and laundry room are on lower level. Lower level also has door that can separate that level for more private guest or office space, in-law suite, or rental. Part of lot includes private, 2-car parking space! Convenience to all of Boone, yet situated on quaint street makes this four-bedroom, well-maintained, year around accessible, well priced home with flat yard, wooded rear and newer roof a gem. For photos or to schedule a viewing of the house see