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Appalachian State University junior Jenny Ly, a computer science major who is originally from Vietnam. She lives in Sherrills Ford. Photo submitted

Success is in her code: App State’s Jenny Ly among up-and-coming women in computer science
Oct 7, 2019

Appalachian State University junior Chau “Jenny” Ly found her passion for programming and science during her first hackathon — a collaborative c...

Dr. Laura Wright, professor of English at Western Carolina University. photo from:

“The Dangerous Vegan: The Politics of Scholarship, Identity and Consumption in the Anthropocene” with alumna Dr. Laura Wright
Oct 4, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 20195 p.m.Belk Library, Room 421This event is free and open to the campus and community.Dr. Laura Wright is professor of En...

Appalachian Police Department Capt. K.C. Mitchell, far right in back row, and Detective Tina Dunn, far left in middle row, with the 2019 graduates of the Appalachian Police Academy — part of Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Police Officer Development Program (APDP). Pictured, from front row to back row, left to right, are graduates Anthony Gibbs, of Wake Forest; Connor Malmstrom, of Concord; Brandon Southard, of Kernersville; John Sanders, of Durham; Abigail Rivera, of Durham; Haley Triplette, of

Appalachian Police Academy celebrates second graduating class
Oct 4, 2019

Fifteen recruits graduated from the Appalachian State University Police Academy in August and all passed the examination to become certified North Car...

Young adult Sci-Fi writer Scott Reintgen. Photo Submitted.

Appalachian hosts Scott Reintgen, young adult Sci-Fi writer
Oct 3, 2019

Established author Scott Reintgen will be giving a craft talk on Friday, October 25 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Parkway Ballroom of the Plemmons ...

Dr. Miriam Isaacs. Photo submitted.

A day with Dr. Miriam Isaacs: Yiddish language scholar workshop and lecture
Oct 3, 2019

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies will host the Yiddish language scholar Dr. Miriam Isaacs for a day-long program on Thursday, O...

Appalachian alumna Tasse Little ’86, from Charlotte, is a member of the Appalachian Builds a Home planning committee. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Mountaineer alumna picks up her hammer to help with App Builds a Home
Oct 2, 2019

Tasse Little ’86 combines two of her passions — Appalachian State University and Habitat for Humanity — into her role on the planning team for&n...

Dr. Celeste Montoya. Photo Submitted.

Celeste Montoya presents "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights"
Oct 2, 2019

Dr. Celeste Montoya: "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights."Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachia...

Dr. Daniel Dougherty, professor, North Carolina State University

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Thermalization in Quantum Materials
Oct 1, 2019

Dr. Daniel Dougherty, professor, North Carolina State UniversityFriday, October 4, 2019Garwod Hall, Room 107Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. a...

Dr. Erich Jarvis, neurobiologist of vocal communication and professor at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Rockefeller University, New York, N.Y.  Photo submitted.

Dr. Erich Jarvis, neurobiologist of vocal communication to headline the Morgan Science Lecture Series at Appalachian this fall
Oct 1, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University announces Dr. Erich Jarvis, neurobiologist of vocal communication and professor at th...

Wendy Rouse, associate professor of History at San Jose State University. Photo Submitted.

"Women's Suffrage, Self-Defense, and the Struggle for Equality in the Progressive Era"
Sep 30, 2019

Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachian Celebrates the 19th Amendment, 125 Years of Women's SuffrageWith Wendy RouseOctober 3, 20195 ...