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Truman Capote Scholarship Flyer

Department of English annual Truman Capote Literary Trust Award Competition open until March 21, 2019
Mar 8, 2019

The Truman Capote Literary Trust Award is an annual scholarship competition that alternates between prose and poetry each year.

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Dr. Brad Nash Services as Chair for ASA's History of Sociology Award
Feb 26, 2019

On February 14, 2019, Dr. Bradley Nash Jr. was appointed to serve as the chair of the American Sociological Association's History of Sociology section's Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award Committee.

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Pictured left to right: Mark Noble, Vice President of Development, ECRS; Dr. Randy Edwards, Vice Chancellor of University Advancement, ASU; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, ASU; Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Chair of Computer Science, ASU and Pete Catoe, Founder, CEO and President, ECRS. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

Local business ECRS establishes new scholarship program for Computer Science students
Feb 21, 2019

ECR Software Corporation (ECRS), a locally owned business in Boone, N.C. has announced the establishment of a Computer Science High Achievers Scholarship for students in the Department of Computer Science at Appalachian State University.

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Nonfiction Author and Journalist Beth Macy, Reading and Craft Talk Scheduled
Feb 14, 2019

Journalist and author Beth Macy will discuss her New York Times-bestselling book, DOPESICK: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America. The book chronicles the opioid crisis, including the role of doctors, drug companies, and the gover

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Dr. Ed Mondor, Georgia Southern University. Photo submitted.

Biology Seminar Series hosts Dr. Ed Mondor, Georgia Southern University
Feb 4, 2019

Biology Seminar Series
Dr. Ed Mondor, Georgia Southern University
"Game of Clones: Behavioral, Morphological and Transgenerational Plasticity in Aphids"

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Sociology Professors use Facebook to Understand the Opioid Epidemic
Jan 31, 2019

Drs. David Russell (Appalachian State University), Naomi J. Spence (Lehman College, CUNY), and Kelly M. Thames (Appalachian State University) recently published a research article in Information, Communication & Society examining the opioid epidemic in Ohio by analyzing Facebook posts.

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Dr. Scott Weir, image from Queens University, Charlotte, N.C.

Biology Seminar Series hosts Dr. Scott Weir from Queens University
Jan 29, 2019

Biology Department Seminar Series
Comparative toxicity of pesticides to tropical and temperate anurans, implications for ecological risk assessment

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Sociology faculty member examines the rhetorical and racist fight against Affirmative Action in College admissions policies
Jan 23, 2019

Drs. J. Scott Carter, Cameron D. Lippard, and Andrew F. Baird recently published their research in Social Problemsa top research journals in sociology.

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