The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 16 academic departments, one academic program, two centers and one residential college spanning the humanities and the social, 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.

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Building A Just World: A Discussion of Leigh Goodmark’s “Decrimnalizing Domestic Violence: A Balanced Policy Approach to Intimate Partner Violence”

Tuesday, September 24, 20197 - 9 p.m.Watauga County Library - 140 Queen St, Boone, NC 28607 Appalachian State University’s Humanities Council w...

“When Everything Beyond the Walls Is Wild: Being a Woman Outdoors in America” by Lilace Mellin Guignard - Book jacket cover image, photo submitted.

What Happens When Women Hear the Call of the Wild?

“When Everything Beyond the Walls Is Wild: Being a Woman Outdoors in America” with poet and award winning author Lilace Mellin GuignardTuesday, Oc...

“In Pursuit of Justice: How Criminal Justice Reform Freed Greg Taylor. Photo submitted.

In Pursuit of Justice: How Criminal Justice Reform Freed Greg Taylor

Greg Taylor was the first person in North Carolina to be declared innocent of murder after spending 6,149 days (about 17 years) in prison. He wil...

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New CAS Faculty and Staff Award

The College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office announces a new faculty award for outstanding accomplishments in Engagement, defined as represen...

Janet R. Jakobsen, Chair and Claire Tow Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. Photo Submitted.

Dr. Janet Jakobsen to speak during GWS Lecture Series

Janet R. Jakobsen, Chair and Claire Tow Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University to speak at Gender,...

Dr. Staci Hepler, Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University. Photo from https://sites.google.com/a/wfu.edu/hepler..

A Spatio-Temporal Model for Multivariate Occupancy Data

Dr. Staci Hepler, Assistant Professor, Wake Forest UniversityFriday, September 20, 20193 - 4 p.m.Walker Hall, Room 103A This talk is fr...