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Poster for the surprising history of pandemic at ASU event held by the Humanities Council

The surprising history of pandemic at ASU
Nov 11, 2020

A public lecture on the 1918-20 Spanish flu outbreak on campus and in surrounding Watauga County will take place virtually on Friday, November 13, 2020 from 1-2 p.m. (via Zoom).

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Atina Grossmann, professor of History in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. Photo Submitted.

Commemorating "Kristallnacht": Atina Grossmann on Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany
Oct 23, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the public to an online lecture by Atina Grossmann, professor of History in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. 

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Pictured are three members of Appalachian State University’s Special Collections staff: Anna Smith, archives processing assistant, left; Kim Sims, coordinator of special collections and university archivist, center; and Trevor McKenzie ’10 ’12, manuscript processing assistant. Photo by Marie Freeman

Library treasure trove preserves history of Appalachia, App State
Oct 23, 2020

Tucked away on the fourth floor of Appalachian State University’s Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons is the Special Collections Research Center, a treasure trove containing items that preserve the university&rsquo

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graphic depicting international travel and Appalachian State University logo

Virtual International Education Week
Oct 15, 2020

International Education Week (IEW) at Appalachian State University is a celebration of transformational global experiences at home and abroad. Everyone is encouraged to participate in these free events, which take place throughout the week. Presented in a virtual format for 2020.

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4 Lauded authors to appear in App State’s first virtual Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Sep 17, 2020

Pivoting in response to 2020’s pandemic plot twist, Appalachian State University has adapted its fall 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series into virtual events featuring renowned national authors, in

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Constitution Day, being celebrated on Sept 16 & 17 this year at Appalachian. Graphic.

Virtual events to celebrate Constitution Day
Sep 11, 2020

The Department of Government and Justice Studies, in coordination with Academic Affairs, will celebrate Constitution Day with two virtual events this year. 

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Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, rings Appalachian State University’s Founders Bell during the university's Founders Day celebration, Sept. 3. Perry was inducted into the 2020 class of Appalachian’s Bell Ringers Society. Photo by Marie Freeman

The tradition continues — App State celebrates a hybrid Founders Day
Sep 10, 2020

An appropriate smattering of people — safely distanced and sporting a variety of colorful and App State black and gold face coverings — gathered at Founders Plaza Thursday, Sept. 3, for the third annual Appalachian State University Founders Day celebration.

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Finding Our Way Back: Examining the Geography of the Black Past Mike Williams, Education Projects Manager for the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Finding Our Way Back: Examining the Geography of the Black Past
Sep 8, 2020

The Appalachian State University Department of Geography and Planning Speaker Series Finding Our Way Back: Examining the Geography of the Black Past College News, Departmental News, Events, Arts & Cultural, Global Learning