Coronavirus information: The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place. Instruction has transitioned online for summer sessions. Read the latest update posted 7/3/2020 at 10:55 a.m.
Scientific results from a 2019 Mount Everest expedition — which included Appalachian’s Dr. Baker Perry’s leadership in installing the world’s highest weather station at 27,657 feet above sea level — will be valued for years to come. The team’s story is chronicled in this month’s National Geographic Magazine.
Our faculty engage in research critical to understanding environmental changes and their impacts, locally and across the globe. One example — installing Mount Everest weather stations to provide data on mountain conditions and monitor the upper reaches of the atmosphere.
At Appalachian, we continually develop ways for our students to work alongside their professors to research and innovate in areas of sustainability, and have maintained a long-standing position as a national leader in sustainable curriculum development.
We’re enhancing the Appalachian Experience — with a stronger physical infrastructure and five-year goals that further empower human potential. Get the full picture through a new, special website detailing our growth and change.
Appalachian’s online bachelor’s and graduate education programs — including those financially beneficial for student veterans and active-duty military members — rank among the best in the nation for 2020, according to U.S. News & World Report.
“Unequal Scenes” uses a drone to illustrate the inscribed history of the world in a new way. The scars within our urban fabric, so apparent from above, can provoke a sense of surprise, at the same time they reveal our complicity in systematic disenfranchisement.
Don’t we in the industry live by the adage, the show must go on? What if the show could go online? We know how healing the arts can be in times of crisis and we wanted to continue to keep alive the values embodied by the festival — artistic excellence, access to the arts for all, audience engagement, and community building through the arts — and to stay connected and creative during these unprecedented times.
Settle in for a serenade of melodic repertoire of instrumental and vocal literature performed by an ensemble of faculty from the Hayes School of Music: James Stokes (trumpet); Junie Cho (piano); Gennard Lombardozzi (tenor); and James Douthit (piano).
With a deep respect for lyrical storytelling, cellist/singer-songwriter Shana Tucker delivers a unique voice through her self-described genre of ChamberSoul™. Join us for a memorable evening of jazz-infused ChamberSoul, featuring live interviews with cellist/singer-songwriter Shana Tucker and her band, moderated by Todd Wright, Professor of Jazz Studies in the Hayes School of Music.
Enjoy this select program featuring archival gems, glimpses of the dancers at home, and sneak peeks of the world premieres that were scheduled for The Joyce this spring; featuring a specially recorded message to our App Summer audience from founder and choreographer David Parsons.
With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group.” Masters of concert presentations, Canadian Brass has developed a uniquely engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences.
Join us for a fun and informative journey through the Turchin Center, featuring areas of the building that aren’t generally open to the public and informal chats with the staff as they engage in preparations for the exhibition, education and outreach programming that defines the center’s mission.
Set in 18th-century France on a small island off the coast of Brittany, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” brings together two women from very different backgrounds. Marianne is a working-class, portrait artist who has been brought to an isolated island to paint Héloïse, a young noblewoman who has recently left the convent.
Join us for a Zoom conversation with Susan Keefe, editor of “Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community” and panel participants, moderated by Kim Sims, Coordinator of Special Collections, University Libraries.
The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to an evening with Holocaust child survivor Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff. After her father had managed to escape a concentration camp, Dr. Klein Kassenoff, her baby brother and her parents went on a dangerous seven-month long journey across Nazi-controlled Europe to reach a ship in Lisbon that brought them to the U.S. in 1941. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, her testimony will be given online via Zoom.
Rescheduled from April 3, 2020. Mr. Jose Minaya—CEO of Nuveen, a TIAA company—oversees all operating and investment activities for more than $970 billion in assets spanning the globe and covering equities, fixed income, real estate, private markets, natural resources, other alternatives and responsible investments. Mr. Minaya also chairs the Nuveen global investment committee and is a member of the firm’s executive committee.
Open House is your opportunity to learn more about Appalachian. Meet faculty and current students, tour campus, and learn more about financial aid, scholarships, the admissions process, and what student life at Appalachian is really like.