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Borkowski, Francis T.

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Works: 56 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 92 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History 
Classifications: LB2331.63, 378.103
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Visions for the future : creating new institutional relationships among academia, business, government, and community ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learning outdoors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Appalachian State University convocation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Appalachian State University convocation for 1999, the University's centennial year, features William Friday, former President of the University of North Carolina, speaking on the history of Appalachian State. He discusses the social needs of the people of North Carolina and the importance of improving the quality of life in that state. He talks about the importance of a college education, the value of public schools, and the role of the public university today
Connecting with mountains past ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chancellor Borkowski speaks with bestselling novelist Robert Morgan. Morgan describes his childhood in the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina and his early love for books inspired by the bookmobile that passed his rural home. Morgan discusses how his career has changed since Oprah Winfrey picked his novel Gap creek for her national book club
The beauty of life, music and Buddhism ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Tozan Hardison, a Zen Buddhist priest and former concert pianist, discusses the Buddhist philosophy of living and its benefits to people of all religions. Hardison also shares his thoughts on the United States' war on terrorism
George Vanderbilt his life and library by Hal C Keiner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Dr. Hal C. Keiner, Archivist and Historian at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. discusses the private library held by George Vanderbilt. Keiner traces Vanderbilt's intellectual development through the works he chose to add to his enormous personal collection. Keiner also highlights some of the rare and valuable items in the collection. Throughout his speech, Keiner provides information about George Vanderbilt, the Biltmore Estate's history, and the popularity of book collecting in the 19th century
Kindt on piano by Allen Kindt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chancellor Borkowski and pianist and Appalachian faculty member Allen Kindt discuss Kindt's education, career, and love of teaching music. Kindt performs dances by Czech composer Bedrich Smetana and a "Polonaise" by Frédéric Chopin, as well as a selection from his own forthcoming compact disc
Freshman success in college featuring Joni Petschauer and Sarah Jusiewicz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chancellor Borkowski discusses freshman success in college with two members of the university community, Joni Petschauer, director of the university's freshman learning communities, and Sarah Jusiewicz, a sophomore. Because the first six weeks of college are critical to student success, ASU pays special attention to freshman by providing them with many orientation opportunities such as the summer reading program and freshman seminar. Petschauer and Jusiewicz agree that freshmen at ASU are effectively oriented toward a successful college experience
[Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Appalachian State University Library and Information Commons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Contains footage of the groundbreaking ceremony at the site for ASU's new library and information commons and the reception held afterwards at Belk Library
Creating a more peaceful world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chancellor Francis T. Borkowski and Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias discuss the need for peaceful solutions to world conflicts. Arias, former president of Costa Rica, believes that the United States should demonstrate morality by striving to solve human problems such as poverty and disease rather than focus on defense spending. Arias sites drugs, illiteracy, disease, poverty, and social inequality as the true enemies of world peace
[ASU convocation 2002 with Tim O'Brien ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Novelist and Vietnam War veteran Tim O'Brien addresses Appalachian State University faculty, staff and students. O'Brien discusses the fiction writing process, his childhood and youth, his experience with the Vietnam War draft, and his tour of duty in Vietnam. O'Brien also discusses his novel The things they carried which was the 2002 ASU Summer Reading program selection
Batya Gur ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chancellor Borkowski interviews Israeli detective novelist Batya Gur
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on defending the environment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chancellor Borkowski and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. discuss the hog industry in North Carolina and its effect on the state's waterways. Kennedy is the chief prosecuting attorney for Riverkeeper, a nationwide organization that monitors river pollution. Riverkeeper has begun lawsuits against the hog industry in North Carolina for its environmental abuse
In search of faith, meaning, and humor by Loyal Jones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Loyal Jones discusses his life and work in Western North Carolina. Jones recalls his childhood, his love for reading, his college experience and his career, as well as Appalachian life and culture
Science and public policy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chancellor Francis Borkowski and Dr. JoAnn Burkholder discuss Burkholder's discovery of the toxic dinoflagellate Pfiesteria piscicida. Burkholder discovered the organism when she was investigating the fish kills in the estuaries of the North Carolina coast. Her subsequent research of Pfiesteria piscicida revealed that the dinoflagellate releases a neurotoxin that kills fish and can adversely effect human beings. Burkholder and her team of researchers determined that pollution created by the pork industry and other North Carolina coastal industries contributed to the proliferation of the deadly dinoflagellate. Burkholder discusses the difficulties she experienced with the North Carolina government when the economic ramifications of the dinoflagellate were revealed
Enhancing education through community service ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chancellor Borkowski speaks with the coordinators of ACT (Appalachian and the Community Together), Shari Galiardi and Jenny Koehn. They discuss the increase in the number of Appalachian State University students who volunteer in the local community. ACT was created to organize student volunteering efforts and provide opportunities for ASU students who wish to volunteer in the local community
North Carolina's energy needs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chancellor Borkowski interviews two Appalachian State University faculty members involved in the Appalachian Energy Center, an organization dedicated to research and data collection about the energy needs of the state of North Carolina, especially the mountain area. Jeff Tiller, associate professor of technology and Dennis Grady, professor of political science discuss the energy situation in NC. Currently, ninety-five percent of the energy consumed in NC is bought from other states or foreign sources. The use of the dominant resource, coal, is causing poor air quality. Tiller and Grady are exploring alternate sources for energy, including renewable energy sources such as solar power, power generated by wind, and even the possibility of converting the state's excessive hog industry waste into an energy source
Keepers of the legend by Sharyn McCrumb ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In the third annual Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Lecture series, novelist Sharyn McCrumb discusses research in writing historical fiction, the writing process and her forthcoming novel about the Civil War as it was experienced in the Appalachian Mountains
Expressive arts therapy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Art, music, and dance can be effective tools in addressing emotional issues. Francis T. Borkowski and counseling expert Sally Atkins demonstrate the practice of expressive arts therapy. Borkowski plays the clarinet and Atkins responds with a poem she composes while listening to his music
The liberal arts in a new century by Linda Bennett ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chancellor Borkowski and Dr. Linda Bennett, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Appalachian State University, discuss the value of a liberal arts education. Critical thinking skills, a love of lifelong learning and service to the community are the hallmarks of a liberal arts degree. Borkowski and Bennett also discuss faculty research and the many cultural events at ASU
 
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