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Students share the stage with dozens of statewide theatres in collaborative “Shakespeare Marathon: 38 Plays in Five Days”

RALEIGH—Twenty current students and recent graduates of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University participated in two different productions performed as part of the “Shakespeare Marathon: 38 Plays in Five Days” at the North Carolina Museum of History. Over a 118-hour period of non-stop, round-the-clock theatre, every one of Shakespeare’s plays was performed live in the sequential order of their writing.

Campus emergency siren test conducted May 4

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system Wednesday, May 4, at 11:55 a.m.

Commencement ceremonies to be held May 13 and 14

BOONE—Commencement ceremonies will be held at Appalachian State University Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14, in six separate events. A total of 3,088 undergraduate students will receive their degrees, plus 329 graduate students.

Yom HaShoah at Appalachian begins April 30 with play by second-generation Holocaust survivor

BOONE—For this year’s Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies has worked with partners throughout North Carolina to organize two events. The public is invited.

Appalachian Common Reading Program announces 2016-17 book

BOONE—Appalachian State University has chosen the common reading selection for the 2016-17 academic year. It will be “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” by Jon Ronson, published in 2015.

Appalachian Chorale to perform May 3

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music’s Appalachian Chorale will perform Tuesday, May 3, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the Appalachian State University campus. Admission is free.

Community Music School to present recital April 30

BOONE—Students in the Community Music School in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will present a recital Saturday, April 30, in Broyhill Music Center on campus. Admission is free.

Hayes School of Music to present “Cornocopia” May 4

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music will present a recital titled “Cornocopia: An Evening of Music for the Horn” Wednesday, May 4, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the Appalachian State University campus. Admission is free.

Cuban professors visit Appalachian State University for sustainability tour

BOONE—Professors from Universidad de la Habana visited Appalachian State University recently to learn about Appalachian’s sustainable technology programs. Appalachian was one of only a few campuses the professors toured.