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During the College of Arts and Sciences’ commencement ceremony Saturday afternoon, graduates and their families and friends, along with Appalachian faculty, staff and leadership, fill the university’s Holmes Convocation Center. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian celebrates its Class of 2019 — nearly 4,000 students — at Spring 2019 Commencement
May 15, 2019

The palpable excitement of Appalachian State University’s Class of 2019 — nearly 4,000 students — was evident throughout Friday and Saturday’s...

Graduation in the Holmes Convocation Center. Photo by University Communications

Watch Spring 2019 Commencement
May 13, 2019

Watch Archived streamsThe following Spring 2019 Commencement streams have been archived and are available online:College of Arts and SciencesWalker Co...

Amerity Head, a junior from Forest City, N.C. at Appalachian State University is the winner of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing in prose for 2019-20. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

2019-20 Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing winner announced
May 7, 2019

Amerity Head, a junior from Forest City, N.C. at Appalachian State University is the winner of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creati...

With Ausangate Mountain looming large in the background, Dr. Baker Perry and his research group traverse a trail from the Jampa Pass, at an elevation of about 16,400 feet. Local Peruvians consider the mountain to be sacred. Photo by Marie Freeman

From the Appalachians to the Andes
May 6, 2019

From the highest peaks to the Amazon rainforest floor, two groups of students led by Appalachian State University professors trekked through Peru in s...

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Appalachian sets new record with 4 Fulbright U.S. Student Program finalists
May 2, 2019

An Appalachian State University senior and three university alumni have been named Fulbright U.S. Student Program finalists for the 2019–2...

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College Senior Awards 2019
May 1, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences Senior Awards Ceremony recognizes and celebrates outstanding seniors from each of our 16 departments.ANTHROPOLOGYPatr...

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Student recipients of Israel travel grants will present research at Greensboro Jewish Federation and at Appalachian
Apr 30, 2019

In March 2019, five Appalachian undergraduate students (with a minor in Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies) became the first recipients of the C...

Students presenting their research posters at the 22nd annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors in the Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors Winners 2019
Apr 30, 2019

This Celebration showcases meaningful research in all disciplines by students at Appalachian, with the top three posters in both the undergraduate and...

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CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Junior Chemistry and Exercise Science Major Sophia Yang
Apr 5, 2019

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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Shout out to the Department of Computer Science
Apr 3, 2019

Three new papers published in the Department of Computer Science:"BeePhon: A Web-Application for Beehive Audio Exploration" Published by Computer...