Poet and editor R.T. Smith, who is the 2015-16 Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at Appalachian State University, will read from his work Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Table Rock Room as part of the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series.
Dr. Michael Moore, an emeritus professor in the Department of History at Appalachian State University, has received the 2015 Award for Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance from the university’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).
How the life stories of colonized peoples reclaim and transform the humanities today and how they affect the multicultural landscape burgeoning in western North Carolina is the topic of the Third Annual Humanities Symposium.
Appalachian State University has once again received top honors in U.S. News and World Report 2016 rankings related to the university’s academics, cost, retention and graduation rates, value and other factors.
Never take your college education for granted, students at Appalachian State University were told during fall convocation Sept. 3. That caveat was delivered by Ishmael Beah, author of the memoir “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier,” which was selected for the university’s Common Reading Program this year.
Cernyak-Spatz, who is a professor emerita of German literature at UNC Charlotte, was born into a middle-class Jewish family in Vienna. In 1929, she moved with her family to Berlin, where they witnessed Hitler’s rise to power.
The choir was established in 2001 in Durban, the third-largest city in South Africa. The choir sings a variety of compositions, from Afro gospel, jazz and soul to traditional, indigenous music and opera.
Zimmer is an expert on topics ranging from biology and evolution to parasites and viruses. In addition to writing the weekly Matter column in The New York Times, he writes for National Geographic and other publications.
University Police at Appalachian State University invite students, faculty and staff to meet officers and discuss community issues, build relationships and drink a free cup of coffee during Coffee with a Cop.