College News

Dr. Susan Lappan. Photo by Marie Freeman

"Ecological and social constraints on ranging behavior in siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus) in fire-damaged habitat"
Nov 1, 2018

Dr. Susan Lappan, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Appalachian State UniversityMonday, Nov. 5, 201812 p.m.Anne Belk Hall, Room 342This...

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaving the European Union summit in Brussels in October 2018, where the two sides failed to reach an agreement on Brexit. Image Source: Euronews

Farewell to Europe? The World after Brexit
Nov 1, 2018

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 20185 p.m.Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114The event is free and open to the campus and community.In 2016, a small majo...

Ben Orlin headshot for Math with Bad Drawings

Barbarians at the Gates of Science
Oct 31, 2018

Ben OrlinFriday, Nov. 9, 20183-4 p.m.Walker Hall, Room 103A This talk is free and open to the publicAt the center of science, there sits a h...

Dr. Abbey Bourdon headshot picture

Rational Torsion Points on CM Elliptic Curves
Oct 30, 2018

Dr. Abbey Bourdon, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wake Forest UniversityFriday, Nov. 2, 20183-4pm103A Wal...

Dr. Ellen Cowan picture for the Geological Society of America fellowship. Photo by Troy Tuttle

Dr. Ellen Cowan is awarded Geological Society of America fellowship
Oct 30, 2018

Dr. Ellen Cowan, Professor, sedimentary record of climate change, geoarchaeology and geomorphologyDepartment of Geological and Environmental SciencesC...

Dr. Sharon DeWitte, Image from the SAGE colleges - Albany, NY

Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Emerging Infectious Diseases
Oct 29, 2018

Dr. Sharon DeWitte, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, University of South Carolina, ColumbiaThursday, Nov. 1, 20186-7:30 p.m.Belk Library ...

Dr. Ofer Ashkenazi, the Director of the Richard Koebner Minerva Center for German History and a senior Lecturer in the History Department of The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Hebrew University (Jerusalem) Center Director to Speak on Jewish Filmmakers and “Heimat”
Oct 26, 2018

Monday, Nov. 5, 20187 p.m.Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114The event is free of charge and open to the publicOn Monday, Nov. 5, Dr. Ofer ...

CAS faculty and staff award winners for 2017-18 (l to r): Timothy J. Smith, Alice P. Wright, Dean Neva J. Specht, Allison Fredette, Heather Custer, Andrew Heckert, Sandy Hicks, German Camps-Munoz, Carmen Scoggins, Richard Gray, Joseph Gonzalez and Ellen Lamont.

College Faculty and Staff Awards 2017-18
Oct 25, 2018

Each year the College of Arts and Sciences hosts a luncheon to celebrate the many faculty and staff in the college and to recognize outstanding facult...

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University has named Carmen Scoggins ’94 ’98 as the Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2017–18.

Carmen Scoggins: A leader in the classroom through Spanish education in Watauga County and at Appalachian
Oct 25, 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University has named Carmen Scoggins ’94 ’98 as the Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2017...

Flag of the USC Shoah Foundation's Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the Holocaust Studies Program at Western Galilee College in Israel

Funding available for Conference in Israel through CJHPS
Oct 24, 2018

In mid-March 2019, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies will be holding its first conference in Israel. The result of a partnership with...