**UPDATE** Banff cancelled March 24. Grizzlies game cancelled March 24. All other university events and activities cancelled on March 24
**UPDATE** Due to increasingly inclement weather, the Banff Mountain Film Festival is cancelled. The March 24 High Country Grizzlies football game is cancelled. All other university events and activities are also cancelled on March 24. For non-faculty employees, the Adverse Weather Policy is in effect at condition 2 from 6 am March 24 until noon March 25. Please use caution. More information
Posted at 9:18am on March 24, 2018. Last updated at 2:47pm on March 24, 2018.
“Summoning the Dead: Essays on Ron Rash” is the first book-length collection of scholarship on professor and award-winning author Ron Rash. The volume was co-edited by Appalachian professor Zack Vernon.
Allan Scherlen, professor and social sciences librarian at Appalachian, is the recipient of the 2018 Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award for his contributions to bibliography and information service in political science.
Chancellor Sheri Everts discussed new programs, progress toward meeting five-year strategic goals and plans for expansion of and improvements to Appalachian’s campus during the most recent Board of Trustees meeting.
This popular annual concert features Appalachian faculty, students and guest artists showcasing their talents in choreography and performance. The 2018 spring concert is scheduled to include work by associate professors of dance studies Emily Daughtridge and Susan Lutz, as well as a choreographic world premiere by national guest artist Teena Custer.
Putting Building Science into Practice: Technology and Building Forensics
Monday, Mar 26, 2018
Jarrett Davis is national technical and building science director for Max-Life Industries and Taylor Clay Products in Salisbury. He will share his experiences in building forensics and product testing, and how recent advances in technologies such as drones, computer aided modeling software and others aid in the development of high-performance buildings that continue to shape our built environment.
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof always keeps audiences on the edge of their seat in enthralling presentations that catapult many into action themselves. As a master story teller with an unmatched reputation and peerless perspective on the events that shape our world, listeners find themselves glued to their seats and captivated by moving, first-hand global stories.
Julie Thomson will combine and share her two areas of research and writing about artists who were at Black Mountain College (BMC). She will first focus on Ray Johnson, Black Mountain College student (1945–48) who led to Thomson's interest in the photographers at BMC. The second portion of her talk will focus on the photographers, and the 2017 exhibition, curated by Thomson, Begin to See: The Photographers of Black Mountain College.
Dr. Mark Bray is a historian of human rights, terrorism, and political radicalism in Modern Europe, who completed his PhD in Modern European and Women's and Gender History at Rutgers University in 2016. He is the author of The Anti-Fascist Handbook and Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street.