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App State Global Symposium poster/graphic. Image provided.

Appalachian Global Symposium
Sep 10, 2020

Presentation proposals are now being accepted from students, faculty and staff for the eighth annual Appalachian Global Symposium that will take place virtually during International Education Week on Wednesday, October 28th.

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Finding Our Way Back: Examining the Geography of the Black Past Mike Williams, Education Projects Manager for the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Finding Our Way Back: Examining the Geography of the Black Past
Sep 8, 2020

The Appalachian State University Department of Geography and Planning Speaker Series Finding Our Way Back: Examining the Geography of the Black Past College News, Departmental News, Events, Arts & Cultural, Global Learning
Renowned Polish-Jewish Intellectual and Opposition Journalist Prof. Kostek Gebert (Warsaw, Poland) on the Shoah in German-Occupied Poland and Today's Polish Memory Politics

Center Lecture by Renowned Polish-Jewish Intellectual and Opposition Journalist Prof. Kostek Gebert
Aug 28, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies is exceedingly proud to invite the ASU and off-campus communities to a public online presentation by the prominent intellectual, opposition journalist, and voice of the Polish-Jewish community Prof.

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The 2021 Gilman Scholars: Senior Victoria Anderson, Senior Ciara Sailar, Sophomore Jemiah Williams, Senior Michael Gaines, Junior Stephany Garcia Henao and Junior Makayla Nordine. Photos submitted.

App State students awarded record number of Gilman Scholarships for 2021 study abroad
Aug 10, 2020

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces a record six Appalachian students have been awarded the U.S.

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The Center Online: A Jewish Child Survivor of the Holocaust Gives Testimony  Monday, July 27, 2020

The Center Online: A Jewish Child Survivor of the Holocaust Gives Testimony Monday, July 27, 2020
Jul 6, 2020

The Center Online: A Jewish Child Survivor of the Holocaust Gives Testimony 

Monday, July 27, 2020

7 p.m.

Online Zoom-based event

This talk is free and open to the public. 

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App State’s Fulbright scholars

App State’s Fulbright scholars foster international connections despite global pandemic
Jul 3, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Many of Appalachian State University’s 2019–20 Fulbright scholars were overseas when the COVID-19 pandemic began, requiring them to cut short their residencies and return to the U.S.

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Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app
Jun 4, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known and influential management consultants.

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Katelyn McGinnis ’11, left, and Dr. Cynthia M. Liutkus-Pierce, a professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, hold the Appalachian State University flag at the footprint site in Tanzania. Six undergraduate students participated in research activities related to this study, for which a culminating article has been published in the journal Scientific Reports. Photo submitted

Geological and Environmental Sciences faculty publish culminating research paper on ancient human footprints found in Tanzania
May 20, 2020

Two faculty members in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences and their undergraduates have worked with an international team of scientists on research that provides in-depth analyses of the lar

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Anthropology major Connor Elliott. photo submitted.

Anthropology major participates in REU project in Ethiopia
Mar 11, 2020

Connor Elliott, anthropology major (concentration in biological anthropology), had the opportunity to conduct research in Ethiopia over the 2019-2020 winter break through an REU program with the University of Texas at Austin. 

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