Global Learning

As part of its mission, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. As of spring 2021, more than 240 App State alumni were living and working abroad. Photo by Kate Brown ’16

A black and gold world — 6 Mountaineers share how App State prepared them for life, career success
Dec 17, 2021

Whether Mountaineers come to App State as domestic or international students, they leave with an App State Experience that has prepared them for life ...

Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, right, and his expedition team member Dr. Tom Matthews, work on the automated weather station at the Mount Everest Base Camp. Perry and Matthews were members of the 2019 National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition. Learn more at www.natgeo.com/everest. Photo by Freddie Wilkinson, National Geographic.

App State leads climate research at the top of the world
Dec 16, 2021

Appalachian State University has stepped onto the world stage as the lead institution to coordinate the operation and maintenance of weather stations ...

Dr. Andy Heckert, professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University, is pictured in the Eastern Cape of South Africa in September during his 2021–22 Fulbright experience. Photo by Iekraam Adams

Fossils offer App State Fulbright Scholar clues on ancient animal evolution
Dec 14, 2021

Millions of years and thousands of miles stand between Appalachian State University paleontologist Dr. Andy Heckert and new insights into the evolutio...

graphic depicting a quilt square star with text if Appalachian Studies Association

(Alp)alachia: Celebrating Appalachia's International Connections
Dec 6, 2021

In celebration of the United Nations' International Mountain Day 2021When: Saturday, Dec 11, 202112 p.m. - 2 p.m. ESTWhere: Zoom. Registrati...

Henry Campbell, recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship, Photo Submitted

Henry Campbell studies Chinese with Critical Language Scholarship
Nov 16, 2021

Henry Campbell, a senior from Charlotte, double majoring in Global Studies and East Asian Languages and Cultures, received a Critical Language Scholar...

Kara Haselton, a Wilson Scholar and Honors College senior. Photo submitted.

Honors senior Kara Haselton inspired by international internship with Preemptive Love Coalition
Nov 15, 2021

Summer of 2021, Kara Haselton, a Wilson Scholar and Honors College senior, interned with Preemptive Love Coalition (PLC) based in ...

Bread & Puppet Free Cantastoria Workshop for Appalachian Community event poster. Graphic submitted.

Bread & Puppet is Coming: Free Cantastoria Workshop for Appalachian Community
Oct 26, 2021

Bread & Puppet is Coming: Free Cantastoria Workshop for Appalachian CommunityWednesday, Oct. 27, 202110 a.m. - 12 p.m.and7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Brea...

Bread & Puppet: Free Performance of Our Domestic Resurrection Circus event poster. Graphic submitted.

Bread & Puppet is Coming: Free Performance of Our Domestic Resurrection Circus
Oct 26, 2021

Bread & Puppet is Coming: Free Performance of Our Domestic Resurrection CircusThursday, Oct. 28, 20217 p.m.As the highlight of its short-time resi...

Dr. Carolyn Ellis virtual event poster

Dr. Carolyn Ellis on Compassionate and Collaborative Research with Holocaust Survivors
Aug 25, 2021

Thursday, September 2, 20217:30 - 9 p.m. ESTRegistration is required to participateA virtual event, free and open to the public. Dr. Ca...

Photo of Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94), a participatory art exhibition sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP). Photo submitted.

Participatory art exhibition Hostile Terrain 94 demonstrates humanitarian crisis at U.S. border
Aug 23, 2021

Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94) is a participatory art exhibition sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a non-profit research...