Faculty & Staff

David Taylor Director of Development in the College of Arts and Sciences honored during retirement reception
Jul 21, 2016

BOONE - David C. Taylor, former Director of Development for the College of Arts and Sciences, was honored on Friday, July 8th in a retirement reception for his tremendous work on behalf of Advancement and the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Appalachian professor awarded prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship
Jun 7, 2016

BOONE - Dr. Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Director of the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University, was awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship to carry out long-term research in Germany.

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Interim Dean and Associate Dean named by the College of Arts and Sciences
May 30, 2016

BOONE - The College of Arts and Sciences has named Dr. Jennifer Burris  Associate Dean for the coming academic year. Dr. Burris will assume her new role beginning July 1st, taking the place of Dr. Neva J. Specht, who has been appointed Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences by the Provost.

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Professor of history awarded prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend
Apr 26, 2016

BOONE - Dr. Jason White, assistant professor in the Department of History was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend in the amount of $6000 for his book project "Between Two Worlds: The Levant Company Between the English State and the Muslim World, 1581-1688."

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Dr. Timothy J. Smith elected to the UNC Press Board of Governors
Apr 20, 2016

BOONE—Dr. Timothy J. Smith, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, has been elected by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to serve on the 19-member UNC Press Board of Governors.

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Appalachian professor Samuella Sigmann honored with award by the American Chemical Society
Apr 5, 2016

Samuella Sigmann, Chemistry, was recently awarded the Tillman's-Skolnick Award from the American Chemical Society's Division of Chemical Health & Safety (ACS CHAS) for her "outstanding and prolonged service to the Division".

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Bathanti named the Charles George VA Medical Center Writer-in-Residence
Feb 19, 2016

Joseph Bathanti has been named the Charles George VA Medical Center (VAMC) Writer-in-Residence in an innovative program in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in Asheville. The program is funded by a North Carolina Arts Council and North Carolina Humanities Council grant.

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College of Arts & Sciences chooses six recipients for summer grant research
Feb 3, 2016

Boone - This summer the College of Arts and Sciences will provide six $5,000 grants to faculty to work on scholarly research, creative projects and external funding proposals that will enhance the transformational experience of Appalachian students.

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