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Book Cover: Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies, edited by Zackary Vernon

Rethinking the Space of Southern Studies: Dr. Zackary Vernon on Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies
Sep 11, 2019

Zackary Vernon's edited collection Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies was published last month by Louisiana State University Press.

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Sanford Hall Construction image

Sanford Hall construction brings new homes to two academic departments
Sep 9, 2019

Spring and summer were full of changes for the English department and the languages, literatures and cultures department, formerly housed in Sanford Hall. Now that the school year has started and the dust has settled, the departments are acclimating to their new homes across campus.

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Jessica Pittman Dale. Photo Submitted.

Jessica Pittman Dale Applies Her Sociology Skills to Encourage Prevention in Our Communities
Sep 4, 2019

Jessica Pittman Dale is an Appalachian State alumnus with a mission. Graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology with a concentration in social inequalities, Jessica was ready to serve her local community by tackling various issues surrounding domestic and sexual violence...

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Haitham S. Hamza is the R&D Department Manager at the Software Engineering Competence Center (SECC) of ITIDA.

“Demystifying the IoT Platforms” with Dr. Haitham S. Hamza
Jun 27, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
1 - 2 p.m.
Anne Belk Hall, Room 310

Free and open to the public. There will be a reception from 12:30 - 1 p.m. prior to the talk with light snacks. 

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An excited group of third graders participating in the "Water on the Move" program run towards the Appalachian Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Geobago for the hands on lab activities. Photo by Marta Toran

Geological and Environmental Sciences K-12 science education strengthened by community partnership
Jun 14, 2019

Vulcan Materials, the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates with a local office in Boone, N.C., has given over $61,000 to the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University, supporting the department in many ways for decades.

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Dr. Martial K. Frindéthié, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures and Dr. Thomas B. Ellis, Department of Philosophy and Religion.

College Interim Chair Announcement for fall 2019
May 10, 2019

Starting on July 1, Dr. Martial K. Frindéthié and Dr. Thomas B. Ellis will begin interim department chair positions in their respective departments.

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Dr. Leonardo Flores, Department Chair of English starting in July 2019, photo submitted

Dr. Leonardo Flores named the chair of Appalachian’s Department of English
Apr 8, 2019

In July of 2019, Dr. Leonardo Flores will assume the position of department chair for the Department of English, in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University.

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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:

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