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Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley ’84 is the 2018 winner of Appalachian State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Photo by Marie Freeman

Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley receives Appalachian Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award
Oct 15, 2018

During Homecoming Week 2018, Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley ’84, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), was recognized by the Appalachian State ...

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AppSpeaks presents "Spoken Traditions of Appalachia" on Oct. 16
Oct 11, 2018

On Tuesday Oct. 16 at 6 p.m., AppSpeaks will host the first annual "Spoken Traditions of Appalachia" at HOW Space. AppSpeaks, a student group designed...

Medieval Studies Series
Oct 10, 2018

The Medieval Studies minor, housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, invites students, faculty and the general public to the Fall 2018 Medieval Stu...

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Anthropology Brown Bag Lunch Series
Oct 9, 2018

WednesdaysAnne Belk Hall, Room 34212:00 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 10"Applying Anthropology: Place-based practices in Appalachia and Wales" with William Schu...

Filmmaker Ashley York will present her film,

Award winning filmmaker Ashley York to open Boone Film Festival Oct. 30 screening “Hillbilly” documentary
Oct 8, 2018

“Hillbilly” is a timely and urgent exploration of how we see and think about poverty, southern and rural identity in contemporary America. Filmmak...

Photo of Dr. Todd Radenbaugh courtesy of the Trustees for Alaska.

Bristol Bay Alaska, Sockeye Salmon's Last Frontier
Oct 8, 2018

Dr. Todd RadenbaughTuesday, Oct. 9, 201812:30 p.m.Rankin Science West, Room 158This talk is free and open to the campus and community.Appalachian Stat...

Senior Computer Science Major Preston Wilson. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Senior Computer Science Major Preston Wilson
Oct 5, 2018

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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Frankenstein’s 200th at Appalachian
Oct 4, 2018

Throughout 2018, fans from across the globe will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” (1818), a seminal literar...

Yellow birch leaves on Grandfather Mountain, photographed Sept. 23 — part of the 5–10 percent of local landscape Neufeld said was showing color that weekend. Photo by Howard Neufeld

'Fall Color Guy': Unprecedented warn weather is delaying fall leaf color
Oct 4, 2018

Biologist Dr. Howard Neufeld, Appalachian State University’s “Fall Color Guy,” says this year’s fall leaf color development is behind normal s...

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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
Oct 3, 2018

Thursday, October 47 p.m. I.G. Greer Hall, Room 119Open to the campus and community.The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies has partne...