College News

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Valerie Plame, former CIA Spy: My Story and Lessons Learned
Apr 16, 2019

Valerie Plame, a former career covert CIA operations officer, will give a public talk titled“Valerie Plame, former CIA Spy:  My Story and Lesso...

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The Humanities Council welcomes Dr. Chiara Lepora for a book discussion of “On Complicity and Compromise”
Apr 16, 2019

The Humanities Council is proud to announce that Dr. Chiara Lepora will be digitally hosting a book discussion on Wednesday, April 24 at Appalachian S...

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Dr. Mark Spond assesses condition of agricultural parcels along Blue Ridge Parkway using NPS funding
Apr 15, 2019

Thanks to $21,820 in funding from the National Park Service (NPS), Dr. Mark Spond, Appalachian State University’s liaison to the NPS, has compl...

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Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series presents Novelist Abigail DeWitt
Apr 15, 2019

Abigail DeWitt is the author of three novels: LILI (W.W. Norton), DOGS (Lorimer Press), and NEWS OF OUR LOVED ONES(Harpe...

Dr. Eric Spana is an Associate Professor of the Practice in Biology and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in Biology at Duke University. photo submitted.

Biology Seminar Series hosts "Harry Potter and the Genetics of Wizarding" and "A Couple of CUREs for Flies" with Dr. Eric Spana
Apr 11, 2019

The Tri Beta Biological Honor Society has invited Dr. Eric Spana from Duke University to visit Appalachian next week to give two seminars on Thursday,...

Book Cover of Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo’s Commuter Train Network by Michael Fisch

Mediating the Gap: An Anthropological Exploration of the Internet and Tokyo’s Commuter Train Network
Apr 11, 2019

The Department of Anthropology presents: Dr. Michael Fisch, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago"Mediating the Gap: An Anthropological Ex...

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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...