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L to R Leslie McKesson, Beth Hage, and Beth Davison

Connecting Past and Present – A Local Community with a Compelling Story
Nov 18, 2019

In the southwest corner of Caldwell County, North Carolina, is a community settled in 1855 and populated mostly by African Americans who share a kinship and the last name of Dula.

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3-year PhysTEC grant to support physics-secondary education teachers at App State
Nov 14, 2019

 A three-year grant awarded to Appalachian State University by the Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) will help increase the number of graduates from the university’s ...

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Andrew R. Smith, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Psychology. Photo by University Communications.

Dr. Andrew R. Smith awarded National Science Foundation funding for study on optimism biases
Nov 13, 2019

Do you tend to see the glass as half full or half empty? Have you ever skipped a flu shot, believing the protective properties of your immune system will power you through flu season?

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Mark Powell, author and professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English. Photo submitted

Creative writing professor Mark Powell awarded Fulbright for teaching and research in Romania
Nov 8, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Mark Powell, associate professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English, has been named a grant recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Program.

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Dr. Kathryn Kirpatrick, Department of English professor at Appalachian State University. Photo by University Communications.

Faculty Author Spotlight: Kathryn Kirkpatrick talks about her book “The Fisher Queen”
Nov 7, 2019

Dr. Kathryn Kirpatrick, Department of English professor at Appalachian State University
Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
5 p.m.

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 total of seven Appalachian State University faculty received Fulbright awards for 2019–20 as a result of the 2018 Fulbright competition: six as Fulbright Scholars and one as a Fulbright Administrator. Photos collage by University Communications.

App State receives record number of Fulbright awards for faculty
Nov 4, 2019

A total of seven Appalachian State University faculty received Fulbright awards for 2019–20 as a result of the 2018 Fulbright competition: six as Fulbright Scholars and one as a Fulbright Administrator. This represents a record number of Fulbrights for Appalachian.

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