Part of the NEH’s “Dialogues on the Experience of War” program, this grant project was developed by Dr. Valerie Wieskamp, Department of Communication; Dr. Lynn Searfoss, Department of English; and Dr. Clark Maddux, Watauga Residential College.
As Appalachian’s oldest and most academically competitive merit-based scholarship, the Chancellor’s Scholarship is designed for students with ambitious academic goals – those who seek graduate or professional post-baccalaureate degrees to become physicians, Ph.D. holders and more.
Team Appalachian [In]sight, a group of seven graduate and undergraduate students representing Appalachian’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, placed second in the “Suburban Single-Family Housing” category at the fourth annual Race to Zero Competition.
Under the direction of Maestro Gerard Schwarz, the Eastern Festival Orchestra returns to the festival for an afternoon of memorable symphonic music featuring internationally renowned violinist Midori, and Hunter Bockes, first-prize winner of the 2016 Rosen-Schaffel Competition for Young and Emerging Artists.
A family is pushed to the breaking point as they struggle to save their beloved matriarch from being robbed of a glorious present by ghosts from her past. A journey through the heartbreak of Alzheimer’s Disease, Maid’s Door is “poignant without being manipulative, and thought-provoking without being preachy… a memorable evening at the theatre,” writes Susan Gilmor of Relish.
Grammy Award-winning Country superstar Jennifer Nettles has become one of the most admired singer-songwriters in music today. Since exploding onto the music scene in 2004 as lead vocalist for international duo Sugarland, Nettles has recently released her debut album "Playing With Fire.”
For over two decades, multi Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist.
Bruce Hornsby has built one of the most diverse, collaborative and adventurous careers in contemporary music. Drawing from a vast wellspring of American musical traditions, the singer/pianist/composer/bandleader has created a large and accomplished body of work and employed a vast array of stylistic approaches.