Shadows of Diverse Disciplines: Reflections on Solar Eclipses


Error message

  • Classes on regular schedule; Normal operations

    Classes will be held on regular schedule Thursday, March 22. Staff and faculty should report to work as scheduled. Road conditions vary across the county. For AppalCART schedules visit or the NextBus app ( Please use caution during inclement weather. More information

    Posted at 5:19am on March 22, 2018.

  • Winter Storm Warning

    A Winter Storm Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for Watauga County, NC from 12 AM Wednesday, March 21 until 8 AM Thursday, March 22. This includes Appalachian State University. 3-6 inches of snow expected. Locally higher amounts possible, especially in higher elevations. Prepare now for hazardous travel and the potential for power outages. Continue to monitor local media or the National Weather Service for the latest weather forecast.

    Posted at 8:35am on March 20, 2018 via Blackboard Connect.

The College of Arts and Sciences will host "Shadows of Diverse Disciplines: Reflections on Solar Eclipses" an interdisciplinary panel discussion on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the Belk Library and Information Commons in room 114.

This panel will include Dr. Craig Caldwell, History, Dr. Laura Ammon, Philosophy and Religion, Dr. Courtney McGahee, Physics and Astronomy and will be moderated by Dr. Clark Maddux, Director of Watauga Residential College.

The goal of this panel, leading up to the actual solar event, will be to discuss how the different disciplines view and interpret eclipses through distinctions and commonalities. This event is free and open to the campus and community.

To read more about the participating members of the panel discussion, visit this article:

For more events on and off campus surrounding the eclipse, to view and share our educational videos and more, visit: