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.
Research team studies a local water resource, wins a national award
July 2, 2015
Dr. Kristan Cockerill, Assistant Professor in Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and Dr. William Anderson, Chair and Professor in Geology, were recently recognized as the 2015 Boggess Award winners by the Journal of American Water Resources Association (JAWRA). This prestigious award recognizes research conducted in the preceding year that best describes or analyzes a...
English faculty delivers a global perspective through literary research
July 1, 2015
Dr. Başak Çandar, an Assistant Professor of World Literature in the Department of English, will be returning to Appalachian State this fall after completing her participation in a prestigious ten month research program, the Europe in the Middle East, the Middle East in Europe (EUME) fellowship. Each year only ten postdoctoral scholars from around the world are invited to...
Fulbright awards send Appalachian professors around the globe
June 26, 2015
BOONE—China, Ethiopia, Poland and Austria are the upcoming destinations for four professors at Appalachian State University. Each has received a Fulbright award to teach and/or conduct research at their host institution.
Nominations for 2014-2015 Faculty and Staff Awards Now Open
Have you worked with a faculty or staff member that is extraordinary in how they teach and deliver services to our students and community? Have you wondered how this person can be recognized for his or her outstanding work? Consider taking a few minutes to recognize great behaviors by nominating him or her for one of the awards available through the college.
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Faculty Member Receives 2015 National Council on Public History Book Award
May 7, 2015
Department of History faculty member Andrea Burns has been awarded the 2015 National Council on Public History Book Award for her work, From Storefront to Monument: Tracing the Public History of the Black Museum Movement. The NCPH Book Award recognizes outstanding scholarship that addresses the theory and/or practice of public history or that includes the products...
Appalachian studies students present research at international conference
June 26, 2015
BOONE—Three graduate students and a faculty member from the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University presented papers at an international mountain studies conference held at Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada, in May.
Organized by the University of Alberta’s Canadian Mountain Studies Initiative, the academic conference,...
Cloutier receives awards from Cave Research Foundation and Geological Society of America
May 6, 2015
When Mara C. Cloutier chose to attend graduate school at Appalachian State University, the Asheville resident said it was because she could explore two possible passions: field work and lab research.
Cloutier is a first-year graduate student in Appalachian’s Department of Biology working with Dr. Suzanna Bräuer (biology) and Dr. Sarah Carmichael (...
Bennett wins Capote Literary Trust Scholarship
April 29, 2015
Andrew D. Bennett of Cary has won the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing (prose) for 2015-16. Bennett is a junior at Appalachian State University majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing. His first place award is $3,420.
Departments and Programs
- Appalachian Studies
- Computer Science
- Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies
- Environmental Science
- Fermentation Sciences
- Geography and Planning
- Government and Justice Studies
- Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies
- Languages, Literatures and Cultures
- Mathematical Sciences
- Philosophy and Religion
- Physics and Astronomy
- Watauga Residential College
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