- Educate, inspire: Social Justice Week runs March 19-28
This series of events addresses some of the world's most pressing social/human rights issues. [ more . . . ]
- N.C. apple study receives one of 13 'healthy, just and sustainable society' grants
A new grant program focused on creating a healthy, just and sustainable society supports a student's research measuring the health benefits of N.C. apples, among other projects. [ more . . . ]
- Geology professors collect evidence of mass extinction
Geologist Johnny Waters studies the relationship between climate change and changes in the ecosystem. As co-leader of a United Nations-sponsored research team, he and others have found evidence in Central Asia for catastrophic oceanographic events associated with climate change and a mass extinction that occured 375 million years ago. [ more . . . ]
- Education can help counter hate music’s appeal, professor says
BOONE—Music has helped propel social causes ever since the civil rights, peace and feminist movements, but when it comes to the white power movement, music is used to promote hatred and violence. White power music, or hate music, is a research focus of Professor Nancy S. Love from Appalachian State University’s Department of Government and Justice [ more . . . ]
- Repertory orchestra and concert band perform April 27
- Female participants sought for research related to arterial stiffness and high blood pressure
- Jazz ensembles perform in Schaefer Center April 24
- Hayes String Ensemble performs April 30 at Appalachian
- Applications being accepted for Alpha Gamma Scholarship
- Stone Soup event for nonprofits to be held May 15
- Nurturing a sustainable campus
- Sheets of Wilkes County wins inaugural Spirit of ACCESS Award
- Author Lee Smith to speak at literary benefit luncheon April 30
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As Appalachian State University's Turchin Center for the Visual Arts celebrates its 10th anniversary, we also celebrate the value art adds to our lives. This video is one of a three-part series of conversations with contemporary artists produced in 2013. Here, artist Lowell Hayes talks about his art, his creative process and what inspires him to make art.
To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the opening of Appalachian State University's Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, this video was created in may 2013 to commemorate Bob and Lillian Turchin, who helped the university realize the dream of sharing an active and engaging visual arts center with our students, faculty, staff and community.
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