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Dr. Angela Esco Elder, Associate Professor of History at Converse College

April 11: "Love and Duty: Confederate Widows and the Emotional Politics of Loss" with Dr. Angela Esco Elder
Feb 26, 2024

"Love and Duty: Confederate Widows and the Emotional Politics of Loss"with Dr. Angela Esco Elder, Associate Professor of History at Converse CollegeTh...

CAS Corps member Samantha Brakefield is a junior criminal justice major from Monroe. Photo by Lauren Gibbs.

CAS Corps Feature: Samantha Brakefield
Feb 23, 2024

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of CAS and to create, promote and execute oppo...

The 47th Annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference will be held on the campus of Western Carolina University, in Cullowhee, for the first time from March 7 through 9, 2024. The theme of this year's conference is “Beloved Community: Pride in Identity, Culture and Geography.”

The Appalachian Studies Program Prepares for the Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference
Feb 21, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — The 47th Annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference will be held on the campus of Western Carolina University, ...

CAS Corps member Dominick Bontempo is a junior biology and Spanish major from Greensboro. Photo by Lauren Gibbs.

CAS Corps Feature: Dominick Bontempo
Feb 16, 2024

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of CAS and to create, promote and execute oppo...

Dr. Shea Tuberty, professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Biology and director of the university's Quality Enhancement Plan.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Shea Tuberty
Feb 15, 2024

Dr. Shea Tuberty, Professor, Department of BiologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "CAS Sponsorship of the 20...

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University

CAS Supports Improvements to App State Nature Preserve
Feb 14, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Following months of work, improvements to Appalachian State University's Nature Preserve are nearly complete. The efforts, supported b...

Geoff Cross

SAFE Student Spotlight: Geoff Cross
Feb 13, 2024

Geoff CrossStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "Firearm Safety: Identifying Cultural Messages for Firearm Suicid...

Boone Docs Film Festival

February 24: 3rd Annual Boone Docs Film Festival
Feb 12, 2024

3rd Annual Boone Docs Film FestivalSaturday, February 24, 2024, from 2-5 p.m. (Doors open at 1:30 p.m.)Appalachian Theatre of the High Country (559 We...

Elaine McMillion Sheldon

February 23: Workshop & Film Screening with Elaine McMillion Sheldon
Feb 12, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — The Boone Docs Film Fest and historic Appalachian Theatre of the High Country will host Oscar-nominated filmmaker Elaine McMillion She...

Jessica Cory

Border Belt People: Jessica Cory Brings Awareness to Lumbee Literature
Feb 12, 2024

Jessica Cory, a lecturer at Appalachian State University, grew up hearing about the Lumbee tribe from her mother-in-law, who grew up in Robeson County...