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.

Inaugural Mountain Studies Lecture Series

Inaugural Mountain Studies Lecture Series

Join us for a public lecture with expedition team members, Dr. Baker Perry, Aurora Elmore and Alex Tait. At 8,430 meters above sea level, the high-altitude expedition team (pictured here, including Dr. Baker Perry) celebrates after setting up the world's highest operating automated weather station during National Geographic and Rolex's 2019 Perpetual Planet Extreme Expedition to Mt. Everest. Photo by Mark Fisher, National Geographic.

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A heavy snowfall blankets the campus of Appalachian State University — one of five universities selected nationally to conduct rural climate resiliency research as part of AT&T’s Climate Resiliency Community Challenge. The Appalachian research team will suggest opportunities for improving access to services in rural communities. For example, expanded broadband is a critical component for overcoming obstacles created by weather cancellations. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awarded AT&T grant to examine climate change resiliency, community impact

 AT&T has selected Appalachian State University as one of five universities nationally to conduct research designed to help communities ...

Dr. Michael Madritch of the Department of Biology has been named associate dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Photo by Chase Reynolds.

Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes a new associate dean for 2020–21

Dr. Michael “Mike” Madritch has been named associate dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) effective May 1, ...

Spring 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series brings acclaimed authors to App State campus

Spring 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series brings acclaimed authors to App State campus

BOONE, N.C. — The spring 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University will feature four acclaimed a...

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is the nation’s top producer of Fulbright scholars among master’s institutions in 2019–20, accordin...

The Climate Stories Collaborative is pleased to present Signs, Wonders, Blunders, a temporary public art installation commissioned from art collective Dear Climate that takes the form of a campus-wide trail marker system exploring the complexities of cross disciplinary conversations centering around climate change.

Signs, Wonders, Blunders

The Climate Stories Collaborative is pleased to present Signs, Wonders, Blunders, a temporary public art installation commissioned from art colle...

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty Research poster image.

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty Research

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty ResearchFriday, February 21, 2020Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 421This event is...

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