The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 16 academic departments spanning the humanities, social sciences, and the mathematical and natural sciences. The college is dedicated to providing instruction and research essential to the University's mission and seeks to cultivate the habits of inquiry, learning, and service among all its constituents.
Psychology professor to deliver keynote address at symposium in Tokyo
Robert Bringle (Kulynych/Cline Visiting Distinguished Professor in the ASU Psychology Department) will present the keynote address, “Reflections on Service Learning in Higher Education”, as part of the Service-Learning Symposium at the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan on December 7th. The Symposium is part of the university’s 60th anniversary celebration and...
Sociology students research barriers to economic self-sufficiency for women living in the High Country
According to a 2010 discovery by the U.S. Census Bureau, women in the U.S. struggle with poverty to a greater degree than men. The research was nationally conducted, but Cameron Lippard, Professor in the Department of Sociology, and his Sociology Senior Seminar class conducted research and discovered this is locally true as well.
Lippard said, “In sociology, we want to encourage...
Psychology professor and students to present at the 2013 International Association for Research on Service Learning and Civic Engagement meeting
Robert Bringle, Kulynych/Cline Visiting Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology, will present at the 13th annual meeting of the International Association for Research on Service Learning and Civic Engagement (IARSLCE) in Omaha, Iowa on November 6-8. This year’s conference has the theme “Reinvigorating our process of discovery: Research informing practice in...
College of Arts and Sciences faculty recognized for accomplishments at awards reception
Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences recognizes members of faculty for outstanding service, teaching, or scholarly work at the Faculty Awards Reception. For 2012-2013, seven faculty members from various departments were recognized for their accomplishments and contributions.
David Orvis from the Department of English received the William C. Strickland Outstanding Young Faculty...
"Bathanti" to be shown as part of The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
A recent documentary titled Bathanti about N.C. Poet Laureate and Professor of Creative Writing in the ASU Department of English, Joseph Bathanti, will be shown on November 25 at 7 pm in the Greenbriar Theatre of Plemmons Student Union. The event is free and open to the public.
Bathanti is the award winning author and poet of East Liberty, Coventry,...
ASU moot court team competes at regional meeting of the American Collegiate Moot Court Association
Congratulations to the ASU moot court team. Six ASU students participated in the American Collegiate Moot Court Association's regional moot court competition held in Lynchburg, Virginia, November 7-9. Our students competed against teams from a number of universities, including the James Madison University, the University of Virginia, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Patrick Henry...
Anthropology major researches skeletal remains in ancient Egyptian city
Senior ASU bio-anthropology major, Kelly Blevins, recently conducted archaeological research with nine other students from around the world in Amarna, an ancient Egyptian city located 200 miles south of Cairo.
Blevins gained hands on experience by completing analyses of fifteen complete skeletons and ten fragmentary skeletons. Collectively, the group analyzed over seventy sets of...
Computer science student to travel to Russia with language scholarship
Computer science major, Brian Clee, received a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Russian. Clee will spend the summer in Kazan in the Republic of Tartarstan, Russia, in a language immersion program.
Clee will live with a host family and study with 14 other students during the 10 week program. He is the second Appalachian student selected to study in Russia,...
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