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Kat Jones '17, B.S. in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law pictured here in her new role as one of North Carolina's Probation/Parole Officers. Photo Submitted.

Sociology major applies her skills in new position as a Parole Officer
Mar 13, 2020

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law in 2017, Katie Jones ...

Anthropology major Connor Elliott. photo submitted.

Anthropology major participates in REU project in Ethiopia
Mar 11, 2020

Connor Elliott, anthropology major (concentration in biological anthropology), had the opportunity to conduct research in Ethiopia over the 2019-2020 ...

Department of Anthropology graphic.

The Rise of Rural Populist Authoritarianism in the U.S. and Beyond
Mar 10, 2020

CANCELLED OR TO BE POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE (3/13/20)Dr. Marc Edelman, professor of Anthropology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City Unive...

The North Carolina map, left, and the Colorado map generated through Dr. Johnathan Sugg’s grant-funded GIS analysis show points of engagement (colleges/universities, outdoor retailers and guides, and climbing gyms) for nonprofit Protect Our Winters, which advocates for climate change policy. The maps also display metropolitan statistical area populations for each state, along with winning margins, votes and parties for the 2012, 2016 and 2018 presidential elections. Images courtesy of Johnathan Sugg

Grant-funded App State GIS analysis aids in advocating climate change policy
Mar 4, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — In this election cycle, the issue of climate change may factor into many voters’ choice of presidential candidate.Research conducted...

13th Southeast German Studies Workshop: New Work in German-Jewish and Refugee Studies graphic.

International Conference in German-Jewish and refugee studies with Director of Berlin's Center for Research on Antisemitism to speak
Mar 2, 2020

CANCELLED OR TO BE POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE (3/13/20)Thursday March 26 and Friday, March 27, 2020International Conference in German-Jewish and ...

Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) and Witness for Peace Southeast logos.

App State Ethnography Lab and Department of Anthropology present: "La Lucha Sigue/The Struggle Continues"
Feb 28, 2020

Indigenous Struggle to Recover Ancestral Rights and Territory in Guatemala in the Face of Forced Migration (a bilingual lecture)with Elodia Casti...

Tom Niziol, Winter Weather Expert. Photo by The Weather Channel.

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: "The Birth of Our Nation's National Weather Service"
Feb 27, 2020

Friday, Feb. 28, 2020Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m., talk begins at 4 p.m.Garwood Hall, Room 107The talk is free and open to the public.Tom Niziol o...

Award-Winning Writer Bruce Goldfarb. Photo by Jennifer Bishop.

Lecture and Book Signing with Author Bruce Goldfarb
Feb 27, 2020

CANCELLED OR TO BE POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE (3/13/20)Wednesday, March 18, 20207 p.m. Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114This talk is free...

A campus-wide luncheon and panel conversation on Christianity and climate change to be held March 31

A campus-wide luncheon and panel conversation on Christianity and climate change to be held March 31
Feb 26, 2020

Tuesday, March 3111:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Parkway Ballroom, Plemmons Student UnionOn Tuesday, March 31, the Holshouser Ethics program will host a free lu...

App State alumnus applies critical thinking skills behind the lens

App State alumnus applies critical thinking skills behind the lens
Feb 25, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — An appreciation for critical thinking and research skills, both fostered during his time as a psychology major at Appalachian State Un...