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Dr. Kathryn Kirpatrick, Department of English professor at Appalachian State University. Photo by University Communications.

Faculty Author Spotlight: Kathryn Kirkpatrick talks about her book “The Fisher Queen”
Nov 7, 2019

Dr. Kathryn Kirpatrick, Department of English professor at Appalachian State University
Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
5 p.m.

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Photo by Wake Forest University,

Religious studies club hosts speaker on Zionism in light of the Holocaust
Nov 4, 2019

Dr. Barry Trachtenburg, Rubin professional chair of Jewish history and director of Wake Forest Universitiy’s Jewish studies program
Monday, Nov. 4, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Belk Library Room 114

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Interviewee Bill Alexander, right, instructs Appalachian State University graduate student Chelsey Johnson, of Knoxville, Tennessee, in how to strip hickory bark for lacing baskets and weaving chair bottoms. Johnson interviewed Alexander for her South Arts-funded grant project documenting living folk traditions in Appalachia. Johnson is an M.A. candidate in Appalachian State University’s Appalachian studies program. Photo by Jesse Barber

South Arts supports App State documentary on living folk traditions in Appalachia
Nov 1, 2019

Living folk traditions practiced by the people of diverse cultures in Western North Carolina will be preserved for generations to come thanks to the documentary work of Appalachian State University graduate student Chelsey Johnson, an M.A.

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Image of person writing. Stock image for the Creative Writing Scholarship Competition fall 2019.

Fall 2019 Creative Writing Scholarship Competition
Oct 31, 2019

This competition is for poetry and creative prose (fiction, script or screenplay, or creative nonfiction) and is open to full-time students of all years and majors. One entry each in poetry AND creative prose is permitted.

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Toad bones from the pit at the Western North Carolina site, examined by Dr. Tom Whyte, professor of anthropology at Appalachian, and student researchers in his Experimental Archaeology class. Photo submitted

The archaeologist and the headless toads: A ‘trilling’ tale from Appalachian’s Dr. Tom Whyte
Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Tom Whyte likes to dig in the dirt — and solve old mysteries while he’s at it.

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Appalachian alumna Lindsay Bookout ’16, a freelance proofreader in Wilmington operating under the name Pendulum Proofreading. Bookout, who is originally from Charlotte, is currently studying for the LSAT, with a goal of attending law school in fall 2021 to focus on animal and environmental law. Photo submitted

Alumna pursues law school aspirations while helping others put their best words forward
Oct 25, 2019

Appalachian State University alumna and self-professed “grammar nerd” Lindsay Bookout ’16, of Wilmington, would never call herself a hero, and yet, she is in the business of saving.

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Dr. Marjory Harper, professor of History at the University of Aberdeen and visiting professor and senior researcher at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Centre for History. Photo from

Scottish Settlers and Sojourners in the United States with Professor Marjory Harper from the University of Aberdeen
Oct 22, 2019

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019
7 p.m. 
Anne Belk, Room 242

This event is free and open to the public.

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Lights illuminate the facade of the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country as the sun sets over downtown Boone. App State faculty, staff and students across the university have contributed toward the reopening of the renovated Appalachian Theatre in Boone, which will take place Monday, Oct. 14. Photo by Leslie Rostivo

Behind the scenes: App State faculty, staff and students partner with community in Appalachian Theatre project
Oct 10, 2019

After eight years of planning and construction, the restored and renovated Appalachian Theatre in downtown Boone will open Oct. 14 — and Appalachian State University faculty, staff and students have been part of the team to bring this historical treasure back to life.

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Caroline Davis ’16 ’19 interned with the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country while completing her Master in Public Administration degree at Appalachian. She now works at Western Youth Network in Boone. Photo submitted

App State alumna’s internship at Appalachian Theatre sets the stage for her career
Oct 9, 2019

Caroline Davis ’16 ’19 spent last summer working as an intern for the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country (ATHC), setting the stage for her new position as the events and operations coordinator at ...

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