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More than 1,700 Appalachian State University graduates were conferred degrees during the university’s virtual Fall 2020 Commencement Dec. 11. This photo collage shows a handful of the numerous celebratory commencement photos shared by App State’s Class of 2020 graduates via social media. Photos submitted

A December to remember for App State’s more than 1,700 graduates
Jan 5, 2021

Approximately 4,000 Appalachian Community members gathered virtually during Appalachian State University’s Fall 2020 Commencement to celebrate App State’s more than 1,700 graduates — a class that has persevered during a global pandemic to reach this momentous milestone.

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Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide with James Waller, Keen State College. Poster image submitted.

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide with James Waller
Jan 5, 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
7 p.m.
Free virtual event, open to the campus and community.

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Displayed in front of the Appalachian State University sign, located in Founders Plaza on App State’s campus, are the university mace and banner, along with the banners for App State’s College of Arts and Sciences, Beaver College of Health Sciences, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Hayes School of Music, Reich College of Education, Walker College of Business and Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies. The state flag is shown at far right and the U.S. flag is pictured at far left. Photo by Marie Free

Fall Commencement
Dec 7, 2020

As 2020 comes to a close — a year marked by the global pandemic — Mountaineers near and far will celebrate more than 1,700 Class of 2020 graduates during Appalachian State University’s virtual Fall 2020 Commencement.

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Poster for the surprising history of pandemic at ASU event held by the Humanities Council

The surprising history of pandemic at ASU
Nov 11, 2020

A public lecture on the 1918-20 Spanish flu outbreak on campus and in surrounding Watauga County will take place virtually on Friday, November 13, 2020 from 1-2 p.m. (via Zoom).

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At 8,430 meters above sea level, the high-altitude expedition team celebrates after setting up the world's highest operating automated weather station during the 2019 National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition. Learn more at www.natgeo.com/everest. Photo by Mark Fisher, National Geographic.

Tune in to the Mountain Studies Lecture Tuesday Nov. 10
Nov 9, 2020

Tomorrow night, Tuesday, Nov. 10, Appalachian State University's College of Arts and Sciences kicks off the Inaugural Mountain Studies Lecture event virtually.

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JoAnna Klein, a freelance science journalist and regular contributor to the New York Times visits the Math Colloquium Series virtually. Photo/graphic created by Dept of Math.

Math Colloquium Series: Science writing with alumna JoAnna Klein
Nov 3, 2020

Appalachian State University's Department of Mathematical Sciences is excited to host JoAnna Klein, a freelance science journalist and regular contributor to the New York Times for a talk Friday, Nov. 6 from 3-4 p.m.

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The AppalFRESH Collaborative hosts Community FEaST (Food Engagement and StoryTelling) virtual this year. Flyer with details about the event.

Join Community FEaST Virtually: BYOP (Bring your own potato)
Oct 29, 2020

The AppalFRESH (Appalachian Food Research for Equity, Sustainability and Health) Collaborative is keeping the Appalachian fall tradition of Community FEaST (Food Engagement and StoryTelling) alive by holding a virtual d

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Atina Grossmann, professor of History in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. Photo Submitted.

Commemorating "Kristallnacht": Atina Grossmann on Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany
Oct 23, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the public to an online lecture by Atina Grossmann, professor of History in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. 

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The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies Online

Center Hosts Prof. Yaakov Ariel (UNC-Chapel Hill) for ZOOM Programs on the Relations between Evangelical Christians and Jews
Oct 22, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to an online lecture by Prof. Yaakov Ariel, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies/Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, on Mon., Oct. 26, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

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