The brave, the creatively costumed, and those with a heart for giving are invited to participate in the 18th annual Polar Plunge Feb. 18 at Appalachian State University’s duck pond. All of the money raised for the Polar Plunge remains in Watauga County to support local Special Olympic athletes.
A National Science Foundation grant awarded to two faculty members at Appalachian State University will support their work to develop engaging botany laboratory experiences for undergraduate students and, at the same time, build a database related to ecological changes occurring in the Southern Appalachians.
On March 15, 2016, North Carolina voters will decide on a proposed $2 billion bond package that would enable statewide investments in higher education, safety, parks, recreation, and water and sewer infrastructure improvements.
Tubaist Bethany Wiese will join the Appalachian Wind Ensemble for a Feb. 20 performance at 8 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University. The ensemble is directed by John Stanley Ross, unless otherwise noted.
The rare winner of the "Triple-Crown of Theatre," including the Tony and Olivier Award-Winning Best Play, along with the Pulitzer Prize in Drama. This smart, razor-sharp satire questions our comfortable assumptions about racial integration in the United States. Presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance.