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KyrgyzTUCKIAN Music as Cultural Foreign Policy
Feb 25, 2015

Please join the Center for Appalachian Studies in welcoming Dr. Jeffrey A.

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Poetry, mystery and short story writers featured during spring Visiting Writers Series
Feb 20, 2015

BOONE—A variety of writing genres will be featured during the spring Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University.

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Andrew Heckert of Appalachian State University discovered fossils dating back to 230 million years and helped name the species Gorgetosuchus Pekinensis. Jordan Kimbrell | The Appalachian

Triassic crocodile discovered by ASU professor
Feb 16, 2015

After more than a decade of studying numerous fossils with a focus on the Late Triassic Period, Appalachian State University professor Andrew Heckert was recently involved in the identification and naming of Gorgetosuchus Pekinensis, a previously unknown species of the crocodile family

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Center for Appalachian Studies receives grant to develop classroom materials focused on region’s musical heritage
Feb 12, 2015

BOONE—The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership has awarded $7,000 to the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University to develop lesson plans about North Carolina’s music traditions.

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College of Arts and Sciences Seeks Student Speakers for Spring 2015 Commencement
Feb 5, 2015

At this year’s Spring Commencement Ceremony, up to three distinguished graduating seniors from the College of Arts and Sciences will represent their graduating class as the college’s speakers.

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