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.
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.
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.
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.
Join the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies as they host our special guest alumni speaker, Dr. Keith Barber. Dr. Barber is sharing his passion of Appalachian and how he used his master's degree from Appalachian to make a difference in higher education and philanthropy.
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.
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.
“Movies by Movers” is an annual festival of films dedicated to the celebration of the conversation between the body and the camera. It showcases collaboration between the ephemeral art of live movement and the perpetual nature of film. Students, emerging artists, seasoned professionals — even those who would not consider themselves artists but have great ideas — find room on the festival’s screens to share their craft.
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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