Landowners interested in learning more about managing their
western North Carolina land are encouraged to attend the Introduction to Native
Landscaping and Homes in the Forest workshop, to be held at the Watauga County
Agricultural Conference Center on July 20.
ASU grant to benefit India exchange programA $169,000 grant from the U.S. Department of
Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education will be used to study global
outsourcing and promote student and faculty exchanges with partner institutions
in India, Appalachian State University Officials say. Full Story
Nutritionist Boitshepo Giyose, a senior food and nutrition
security advisor for the African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s
Development, is scheduled to appear on “Appalachian Perspective” through
mid-July in an episode entitled “Nutrition in Africa.”
A study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse
and Alcoholism and the New York State Psychiatric Institute suggests that more
than 30 percent of American adults have abused alcohol or suffered from
alcoholism at some point in their lives.