Appalachian’s Second Story Media is a student-run communication agency that partners with university and community nonprofit clients to provide communication materials. Department of Communication faculty Laura Brittain and Dr. Lynn Gregory are advisers for the agency.
In and out of the classroom, Mountaineers across the university — from professors, staff and students, to a librarian and a retired administrator — have been involved in the Appalachian Theatre’s opening act.
Appalachian’s University Staff Doctoral Program, a project jointly coordinated by the Office of International Education and Development and the Center for Appalachian Studies, aims to increase the number of university academics in South Africa who hold doctoral degrees.
App Builds a Home takes shape as 200-plus volunteers turn out for two days of construction. The Habitat home, built in partnership with Watauga County Habitat for Humanity, is located in Boone’s GreenWood subdivision and will be inhabited by the Barker family.
We aim to celebrate Homecoming traditions and instill Mountaineer pride in all members of the Appalachian State community through active engagement with students, alumni, faculty, staff and the local Boone community. It is an opportunity to reflect and appreciate our institution's history and traditions, recognize and celebrate our achievements, reconnect with friends and alumni and promote Mountaineer spirit.
Dr. Miriam Isaacs is an independent scholar in the fields of Yiddish language and culture, heritage languages and translation. A retired affiliate visiting associate professor of Yiddish language and culture at the University of Maryland College Park, she has done extensive work on the Yiddish song holdings from the DP Camps in the Benjamin Stonehill Oral History Collection and will focus on the results of her studies in the evening lecture.
University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachian Celebrates the 19th Amendment, 125 Years of Women's Suffrage
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019
7 - 9 p.m.
Celeste Montoya is a member of the Department of Women & Gender Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research primarily focuses on the ways in which women and racial minorities mobilize to enact change. She is interested in how these groups work within and outside of political institutions, domestically and transnationally and intersectionally.
AppalFRESH, the Appalachian Food Research for Equity Sustainability and Health Collaborative is hosting the third annual Community FEaST. This event welcomes all students, staff, faculty and community members to join around a 100-yard long table for a simple, local meal of potatoes, greens and apple pie with live local music.
Greg Taylor, declared innocent of murder after spending 6,149 days (about 17 years) in prison, and Christine Mumma, Executive Director of the N.C. Center on Actual Innocence, will give a presentation about their advocacy work for criminal justice reform followed by a question and answer session.
Dr. Erich Jarvis is a neurobiologist of vocal communication and professor at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Rockefeller University, New York, N.Y. Using innovative research techniques that often defy convention, he demonstrates what songbirds can reveal about the evolution of human language and learned behavior.
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