Global Studies

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Prominent Scholar of Peace and Conflict Studies Dr. Thomas Matyók to Speak at ASU
Mar 21, 2019

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...

Tom Hansell on location

Faculty Author Spotlight with Tom Hansell, Appalachian Studies
Mar 13, 2019

After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and WalesTom Hansell - Center for Appalachian StudiesThursday, March 21, 20196 p.m.Reich College of Educ...

LtoR, TtoB – Keynote Speakers: Historian Jon Mathieu, Switzerland; Dr. Dawn Hollis, Scotland and Geographer Gilles Rudaz, Switzerland. Alton C. Byers, Colorado and additional International participants Christian Quendler, Austria; Siân Williams, Wales and Frédérique Spill, France. And the regional Cole Mountain Cloggers. Photos submitted.

A Global study of Mountains at Appalachian: an International Mountain Studies Symposium
Mar 5, 2019

Appalachian State University will host an evening lecture and a one day symposium on comparative mountain studies between the Appalachian Mountains an...

Alton C. Byers, Ph.D. is a mountain geographer, conservationist and mountaineer specializing in applied research, high altitude ecosystems, climate change, glacier hazards and integrated conservation and development programs. Photo submitted.

Notes from the Field: Geologic and Climate Change Impacts on Nepal’s Glaciers
Mar 1, 2019

Monday, March 11, 20195 - 6 p.m.Turchin Center Lecture Hall, Room 1102Alton C. Byers, Ph.D. is a mountain geographer, conservationist and mountaineer ...

Some members of Appalachian's Carbon Research Group pictured from left to right: Kaitlyn Burkett, senior, Actuarial Sciences; Henning Tovar, graduate student, Political Science; Dr. Tatyana Ruseva, Associate Professor, Department of Government and Justice Studies; Dr. Gregg Marland, research faculty member with RIEEE and the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences; Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk, Interim Director RIEEE and Jamie Hedrick, graduate student, Political Science. Current members not pictured, Dr

Department of Energy changes give Appalachian State an opportunity to continue carbon emission reporting for Global solutions
Feb 18, 2019

The year 2017 was a threshold year for global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to the atmosphere and for global climate change. Carbon dioxide is emi...

Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies creates grants for student research and conference in Akko, Israel
Feb 13, 2019

During the academic year 2018-19, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies (CJHPS) introduced student travel grants. The grants, around $1,5...

 International Mountain Studies Symposium Keynote Speakers, left to right: Historian Jon Mathieu, professor emeritus from the University of Lucerne, Switzerland; Dr. Dawn Hollis, Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the School of Classics, at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and Geographer Gilles Rudaz, lecturer and associate researcher in the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Photos submitted.

Appalachian announces International Mountain Studies Symposium Keynote Speakers
Feb 8, 2019

Appalachian State University will host three influential, international academics in mountain studies as keynote speakers: Historian Jon Mathieu, prof...

Lane Bailey ’87 ’89 stands just outside Kilosa Township, which is located in the Kilosa District in the Morogoro Region of Tanzania. Bailey, who is city manager of Salisbury, traveled to Tanzania as part of the International City/County Management Association’s ENGINE Program. Photo submitted

Locally and globally, Lane Bailey ’87 ’89 works to improve communities
Jan 30, 2019

Salisbury City Manager Lane Bailey ’87 ’89 says he gets up each day to go to work to make his community a better place — whether that’s in Nor...

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Study Abroad Opportunity: War in Europe
Jan 15, 2019

WAR IN EUROPE: Travel to Belgium, France, Germany and LuxembourgThis interdisciplinary program offered by the Departments of History, Languages, Liter...

Mountain Film Series Poster with images of the 3 films: Force Majeure, Snowpiercer and Goodbye Solo.

Mountain Film Series, part of the International Mountain Studies Symposium
Jan 14, 2019

Mountain Film Series, Spring 2019Wednesday, Jan. 23Tuesday, Feb. 5Tuesday, Feb. 26Screenings at 6 p.m.Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114Fr...