Best-selling author and human rights activist Ishmael Beah will speak at Appalachian State University’s fall convocation. Beah is the author of “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier,” which was the university’s common reading selection for 2015-16.
The American Cultural Center (ACC) established at Northeastern University (NEU) in Shenyang, China, by Appalachian State University continued a second year of sustainability activities that included presentations and film discussions led by faculty from Appalachian.
Doctoral and master’s-level students in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education and one undergraduate in Appalachian's Beaver College of Health Sciences traveled to Ethiopia in May 2015 to explore social/educational change in East Africa, as well as human rights and social justice from a cross-cultural perspective.
Three graduate students and a faculty member from the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University presented papers at an international mountain studies conference held at Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada, in May.
China, Ethiopia, Poland and Austria are the upcoming destinations for four professors at Appalachian State University. Each has received a Fulbright award to teach and/or conduct research at their host institution.
Doing business in Cuba won’t be as simple as some people think, but that isn’t stopping governors, state legislators, U.S. business owners and others from exploring economic opportunities that might be available to them in the near future.
Offices and programs at Appalachian State University are partnering with the local non-profit agency Wine to Water to help provide clean water and additional emergency supplies to earthquake victims in Nepal.
The film is about a Mexican immigrant who returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico, after years of working in the U.S. He struggles to rebuild his family and follow his dream of starting a band: the Copa Kings.
Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance performs the moving full-length play “The Diary of Anne Frank,” based on a young girl’s diary entries during a two-year span of time during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
Appalachian Spring – Tenth Annual Conference in World History and Economics brings together scholars who present research and discuss topics related to world history and economics. This year’s theme is “History and Nature of Capitalism.”