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Immigrant Mountaineers Movement Conference

March 24: Immigrant Mountaineers Movement Conference
Mar 15, 2023

Immigrant Mountaineers Movement Conference
Friday, March 24, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences

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Appalachian Journal, founded in 1972, is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly featuring field research, interviews, and other scholarly studies of history, politics, economics, culture, folklore, literature, music, ecology, and a variety of other topics, as well as poetry and reviews of books, films, and recordings dealing with the region of the Appalachian mountains.

Appalachian Journal marks 50 years of spotlighting Appalachia
Mar 9, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review marks its 50th anniversary this academic year, with the journal’s semicentennial volume set to publish later this spring.

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Dr. Elizabeth Perego, assistant professor in the Appalachian State Department of History

Who's Who Wednesday: Dr. Elizabeth Perego
Mar 8, 2023

Today's Who's Who Wednesday features Dr. Elizabeth Perego, assistant professor in the Appalachian State Department of History.

College News, Faculty & Staff
Appalachian studies graduate students Camden Phillips, Kevin Freeman, Sammy Osmond, Megan Hall and Yndiana Montes met with MountainTrue's High Country Watershed Coordinator, Hannah Woodburn, as part of their microplastics project.

App State's Center for Appalachian Studies prepares for AppalachiaFest
Mar 6, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Center for Appalachian Studies is preparing for the 46th Annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference, which will be held for the first time at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio from March 16-19.

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App State Chancellor Sheri Everts, center, and flag ceremony attendees applaud the unfurling of the flag of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina in the university’s Plemmons Student Union on Feb. 27. App State first-year student Cierra Bell, immediately to the left of the chancellor, and assistant professor Dr. Seth Grooms, pictured fourth from right, unfurled the flag. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Lumbee tribal flag now hangs in App State’s student union, honoring the Lumbee people and their history
Mar 3, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized and honored the nearly 60,000 members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and their history on Feb. 27 with the hanging of the Lumbee tribal flag in Plemmons Student Union.

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Mindy Cook, administrative support associate for the Department of Physics and Astronomy

February 2023 CAS Staff Spotlight: Mindy Cook
Feb 28, 2023

Each month, the Appalachian State University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) randomly selects one staff member to be featured in a staff spotlight on our website and social media accounts and to receive a small gift in recognition of their service to the College.

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App State’s Andrew Jenkins ’12, senior lecturer in the Department of Biology, displays an oak leaf while guiding App State students and local community members on a May 2022 hike in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Blue Ridge Conservancy photo

Since 1958, App State's Southern Appalachian plant collection has aided research, teaching and conservation
Feb 27, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — With a High Country winter settled over Boone, thousands of plant specimens rest in perpetual bloom on Appalachian State University’s campus — ready to assist faculty and students in their research, teaching and conservation efforts, regardless of the season.

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Dr. Paul Worley, professor and department chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, and Dr. Melissa Birkhofer, visiting assistant professor in the Department of English

Worley and Birkhofer receive North Carolina Literary Review honor
Feb 21, 2023

The 2023 Ehle Prize is awarded to Melissa D. Birkhofer and Paul M. Worley for their essay, “She Said That Saint Augustine Is Worth Nothing Compared to Her Homeland: Teresa Martín and the Méndez Cancio Account of La Tama (1600).” 

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Dr. Will Canu, Dr. Kara Dempsey, Dr. Mohammad Ali Javidian, Dr. Roshani Silwal, Dr. Andrew Smith and Dr. Marketa Zimova

6 CAS faculty receive 2023-25 GRAM program awards
Feb 15, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies has announced the recipients of the 2023-25 Graduate Research Assistant Mentoring (GRAM) program awards.

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