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Borkowski, Francis T.

Overview
Works: 57 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 78 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: LB2331.63, 378.103
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Francis T Borkowski
 
Most widely held works by Francis T Borkowski
Visions for the future : creating new institutional relationships among academia, business, government, and community( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
A conversation with Ernest J. Gaines( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chancellor Borkowski interviews African-American author Ernest J. Gaines
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
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
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
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
The value of campus diversity : featuring Harry Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Campus diversity enhances learning both inside and outside the classroom by creating dialogue and interaction among studnets who are different from each other, according to Dr. Harry Williams. Williams discusses Appalachian State University's diversity plan that calls for increasing admissions applications from minority students by 10 percent, increasing underrepresented faculty by 10 percent, and doubling the enrollment of international students
The University's first hundred years by Ruth Douglas Currie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In honor of Appalachian State University's centennial celebration, Francis Borkowski, chancellor of Appalachian State University, interviews Dr. Ruth Currie, historian and archivist. Currie discusses what students experienced in the 1900s-1920s as part of their education at Appalachian. Includes archival photographs and film shot earlier this century
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
Appalachian State University convocation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Features Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize winner, speaking about our responsibility as human beings to advance world peace and the cause of human rights. He speaks of the importance of human relations and humanity, which has the power to bring about either hope or despair. He speaks of his book "Night," which is his personal experience of the Holocaust. Chancellor Borkowski presents him with the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters
[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
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
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
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
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
[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
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
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
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
 
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