Events

A float in the 1953 homecoming parade celebrates “50 years of progress.” Appalachian began as Watauga Academy in 1899 and then became the state-supported institution Appalachian Training School in 1903. The pictured 1953 homecoming float refers to Appalachian’s 50th anniversary as a state-supported institution. In 1925, the university became Appalachian State Normal School; in 1929, it was named Appalachian State Teachers College; and in 1967, it became Appalachian State University, as it is known today. Ph

A Mountaineer tradition: Homecoming through the decades
Oct 18, 2019

In honor of Appalachian State University’s upcoming celebrations, enjoy a snapshot of the university’s homecoming history, which first b...

Dr. René Salinas, professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and chair of the Athletics Council at Appalachian State University. Photo by University Communications.

Sports Analytics at Appalachian State
Oct 15, 2019

Dr. René Salinas, professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and chair of the Athletics Council at Appalachian State UniversityFriday,...

Dr. Laura Wright, professor of English at Western Carolina University. photo from: https://www.northcarolina.edu/content/Laura-Wright

“The Dangerous Vegan: The Politics of Scholarship, Identity and Consumption in the Anthropocene” with alumna Dr. Laura Wright
Oct 4, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 20195 p.m.Belk Library, Room 421This event is free and open to the campus and community.Dr. Laura Wright is professor of En...

Young adult Sci-Fi writer Scott Reintgen. Photo Submitted.

Appalachian hosts Scott Reintgen, young adult Sci-Fi writer
Oct 3, 2019

Established author Scott Reintgen will be giving a craft talk on Friday, October 25 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Parkway Ballroom of the Plemmons ...

Dr. Miriam Isaacs. Photo submitted.

A day with Dr. Miriam Isaacs: Yiddish language scholar workshop and lecture
Oct 3, 2019

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies will host the Yiddish language scholar Dr. Miriam Isaacs for a day-long program on Thursday, O...

Dr. Celeste Montoya. Photo Submitted.

Celeste Montoya presents "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights"
Oct 2, 2019

Dr. Celeste Montoya: "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights."Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachia...

Dr. Daniel Dougherty, professor, North Carolina State University

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Thermalization in Quantum Materials
Oct 1, 2019

Dr. Daniel Dougherty, professor, North Carolina State UniversityFriday, October 4, 2019Garwod Hall, Room 107Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. a...

Dr. Erich Jarvis, neurobiologist of vocal communication and professor at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Rockefeller University, New York, N.Y.  Photo submitted.

Dr. Erich Jarvis, neurobiologist of vocal communication to headline the Morgan Science Lecture Series at Appalachian this fall
Oct 1, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University announces Dr. Erich Jarvis, neurobiologist of vocal communication and professor at th...

Wendy Rouse, associate professor of History at San Jose State University. Photo Submitted.

"Women's Suffrage, Self-Defense, and the Struggle for Equality in the Progressive Era"
Sep 30, 2019

Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachian Celebrates the 19th Amendment, 125 Years of Women's SuffrageWith Wendy RouseOctober 3, 20195 ...

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Math Colloquium Series: "Hunting for the Largest Known Prime Numbers"
Sep 30, 2019

George Woltman with Great Internet Mersenne Prime SearchFriday, October 4, 20193 - 4 p.m.Walker Hall, Room 103A This talk is free ...