Departmental News

TV Producer and Writer Bernadette Luckett

December 5: English Open House with TV Producer and Writer Bernadette Luckett
Nov 30, 2022

On Monday, December 5, television producer, scriptwriter, and stand-up comedienne Bernadette Luckett will visit Appalachian State, and will host an Op...

Dr. Kara Dempsey authors new book exploring geopolitics in Ireland

Dr. Kara Dempsey authors new book exploring geopolitics in Ireland
Nov 3, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Why do we have civil wars? What is national identity and how is it shaped by politics and patriotism? What peace-building methods resu...

Cold Mountain Review (CMR), the longest-running continuous publication at Appalachian State University and one of the oldest college literary journals in the country, is celebrating 50 years in 2022.

App State literary journal Cold Mountain Review celebrates 50th anniversary
Oct 31, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Cold Mountain Review (CMR), the longest-running continuous publication at Appalachian State University and one of the oldest coll...

Cold Mountain Review (CMR), the longest-running continuous publication at Appalachian State University and one of the longest-running college journals in the country, is celebrating 50 years in 2022.

Cold Mountain Review celebrates 50 years
Sep 26, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Cold Mountain Review (CMR), the longest-running continuous publication at Appalachian State University and one of the longest-running ...

Dr. Johnny Waters, captured by Felix Kunze (2018)

Dr. Johnny Waters named Paleontological Society Fellow
Sep 14, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Becoming a Fellow of the Paleontological Society is an honor reserved for those who have made far-reaching contributions to paleontolo...

Dr. Rick Elmore, Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, coedited a new book.

Dr. Rick Elmore coedits new book exploring biopolitics of punishment
Aug 5, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — What were Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault's perspectives on philosophical method and their political implications? How does their ...

Dr. Sarah Evans, associate professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University. Photo by Chase Reynolds.

Dr. Sarah Evans collaborates with CAS student, faculty on permafrost research
Jul 19, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — The Arctic has warmed three times the rate of the global average, resulting in extensive thaw of perennially frozen ground known as pe...

Dr. Jonathan S. Jones, professor, Department of History, Virginia Military Institute, historian of the U.S. Civil War era and history of medicine assistant. Photo submitted.

Opium Slavery: Civil War Veterans and Opiate Addiction
Mar 25, 2022

As part of their annual “Civil War Speaker Series,” The Department of History and the College of Arts and Sciences will host Dr. Jonathan S. Jones...

Triassic Trip 2008, including Anna A. Littlefield. This image shows students measuring the thickness of the layers of rock exposed in the Blue Hills near St. Johns, Arizona. This allowed the participants to put the fossils in stratigraphic order and compare them to other localities, such as Petrified Forest National Park. Photo by Kristan Cockerill.

252 million years ago, four alumni, one road trip and a cause
Jan 14, 2022

How a field experience created a lasting bond for App State alumsAt Appalachian State University our faculty support students to be successful in thei...

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 SeriesFinding Our Way Back: Examining the Geography of the Black PastMik...