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.

College News

Dr. Baker Perry, graduate program director and professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, works at the weather station he installed on the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. The station sends data directly to his lab in Boone. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Baker Perry — 'cornerstone of research’ in Appalachia and the Andes

Dr. Baker Perry ’98, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, is the great-great-grandson of D.D. Dougher...

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Prominent Scholar of Peace and Conflict Studies Dr. Thomas Matyók to Speak at ASU

On Tuesday, March 26, Dr. Thomas Matyók, Ph.D. Director of the Air Force Negotiation Center and Associate Professor at Air War College will give a pu...

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"Teaching with Visual Materials: Controversy and Censorship"

Dr. Heather Waldroup, Associate Director of the Honors College and member of the Appalachian State University Humanities Council will be hosting one o...

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Department of Government and Justice Studies hosts Environmental Protection Agency and N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Brownfields Managers

Wednesday, March 27, 20193:30 p.m.137C Attic Window Room of PSUBrownfields are properties where the expansion, redevelopment or reuse of which may be ...

Dr. Jacqui Bergman, associate professor in Appalachian’s industrial-organizational psychology and human resource management (IOHRM) program and chair of the university’s Department of Management. Bergman was recently named interim vice provost for faculty affairs and will join Appalachian’s Division of Academic Affairs in July. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Women’s History Month Events continue with a talk by Dr. Jacqui Bergman on Gender and Leadership

Monday, March 25, 20196:30 - 7:30 p.m.Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114  Dr. Jacqui Bergman received her Ph.D in Industrial-Org...

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Collaboration and Critical Mathematical Inquiry: Negotiating Mathematics Engagement, Identity and Agency

Dr. Frances K. Harper, Assistant Professor of STEM Education at the University of TennesseeMarch 22, 20193-4pm103A Walker HallThis talk is free a...


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