College News

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Dr. Kimberly Lamm to give public lecture
Apr 10, 2019

Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies  presents a talk by Dr. Kimberly Lamm, Associate Professor in the Program of Gender, Sexuality...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park as seen in a winter photograph taken after a heavy frost. Photo courtesy of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Good news for the Smokies — Appalachian researcher cites air quality improvements
Apr 10, 2019

New research led by Appalachian State University professor Dr. Howard Neufeld, as reported in the journal Atmospheric Environment: X, reveals smo...

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The biannual New River Symposium
Apr 9, 2019

The New River Symposium is set for Thursday, April 11th and Friday, April 12th of this week. There are over 40 presentations, a poster session, and br...

Dr. Dana E. Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded 2019–20 Cornell University SOH Fellowship
Apr 9, 2019

 Dr. Dana E. Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, is one of seven scholars in...

Dr. Leonardo Flores, Department Chair of English starting in July 2019, photo submitted

Dr. Leonardo Flores named the chair of Appalachian’s Department of English
Apr 8, 2019

In July of 2019, Dr. Leonardo Flores will assume the position of department chair for the Department of English, in the College of Arts and Sciences a...

MIT Scholar on Armenians in Post-Genocide Turkey and Turkish Denial
Apr 8, 2019

Monday, April 15, 20197 p.m.Blue Ridge Ballroom, Room 201, Plemmons Student UnionThe evening lecture is free and open to the campus and community. RSV...

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CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Junior Chemistry and Exercise Science Major Sophia Yang
Apr 5, 2019

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

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Anthropology Brown Bag: "The Case of Callahan Creek"
Apr 5, 2019

"The Case of Callahan Creek: Combating Audit Culture in the Coal Industry with Citizen Science"with Dr. Julie Shepherd-Powell, Visiting Assistant Prof...

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Climate scientist visits Appalachian to discuss the Challenges and Benefits of Mitigating Climate Change
Apr 4, 2019

Dr. Drew T. Shindell, a climate scientist and a co-author of the recent publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which dealt with ...

Appalachian alumna Dr. Meredith McCarroll ’98 ’01, director of writing and rhetoric at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. McCarroll is the author of “Unwhite: Appalachia, Race, and Film” and “Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy.” Photo submitted

Dancing with words at Appalachian
Apr 4, 2019

Dr. Meredith McCarroll ’98 ’01 — Appalachian State University alumna, author and director of writing and rhetoric at Bowdoin College in Brunswic...