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The Journal of Holocaust Research program poster. Graphic submitted.

Center Launches New Course Exchange with Western Galilee College in Israel
Mar 10, 2022

The Minor in Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University is cooperating with the Holocaust Studies Program of Western Galilee College (WGC) to offer a first virtual class on "Medicine, Nazism, and the Holocaust" for AS

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Honors alumna Maddie Gaillard ‘21. Photo submitted.

Honors alumna Maddie Gaillard ‘21 teaches English in Spain
Feb 25, 2022

Honors alumna and Chancellor’s Scholar Maddie Gaillard ‘21 has been serving as an English Language Assistant (ELA) through the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program (NALCAP) in V

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Social justice advocate and survivor Hasan Nuhanovic. Photo submitted.

Social Justice Advocate and Survivor Hasan Nuhanovic Speaks on the Srebrenica Genocide and Bosnia
Feb 16, 2022

Social Justice Advocate and Survivor Hasan Nuhanovic Speaks on the Srebrenica Genocide and Bosnia Today 

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022 
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

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The Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial and Cemetery. Photo submitted.

Bosnian Genocide Survivor Speaks on the Creation of the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial
Feb 15, 2022

Bosnian Genocide Survivor Speaks on the Creation of the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial 

Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022 
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

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Reaching New Heights as a Nepali Sherpa Woman: K2, Everest and Beyond event poster. Graphic submitted.

Reaching New Heights as a Nepali Sherpa Woman: K2, Everest and Beyond
Feb 14, 2022

Reaching New Heights as a Nepali Sherpa Woman: K2, Everest and Beyond

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022
1 p.m.

Rankin Science West room 293

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Honors senior and Wilson’s Scholar Annie Manges. Photo submitted.

Honors senior Angie Manges studied global development in Uganda
Feb 11, 2022

Honors senior and Wilson’s Scholar Annie Manges spent September 4 through December 17, 2021 in the bustling capital of Kampala, Uganda participating in the School for Internationa

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As part of its mission, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. As of spring 2021, more than 240 App State alumni were living and working abroad. Photo by Kate Brown ’16

A black and gold world — 6 Mountaineers share how App State prepared them for life, career success
Dec 17, 2021

Whether Mountaineers come to App State as domestic or international students, they leave with an App State Experience that has prepared them for life and career success, wherever their paths may take them — from Japan, to the land Down Under, or even back to Boone.

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Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, right, and his expedition team member Dr. Tom Matthews, work on the automated weather station at the Mount Everest Base Camp. Perry and Matthews were members of the 2019 National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition. Learn more at www.natgeo.com/everest. Photo by Freddie Wilkinson, National Geographic.

App State leads climate research at the top of the world
Dec 16, 2021

Appalachian State University has stepped onto the world stage as the lead institution to coordinate the operation and maintenance of weather stations at the highest elevation on the planet — Mount Everest.

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Dr. Andy Heckert, professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University, is pictured in the Eastern Cape of South Africa in September during his 2021–22 Fulbright experience. Photo by Iekraam Adams

Fossils offer App State Fulbright Scholar clues on ancient animal evolution
Dec 14, 2021

Millions of years and thousands of miles stand between Appalachian State University paleontologist Dr. Andy Heckert and new insights into the evolutionary path of Earth’s animals.

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graphic depicting a quilt square star with text if Appalachian Studies Association

(Alp)alachia: Celebrating Appalachia's International Connections
Dec 6, 2021

In celebration of the United Nations' International Mountain Day 2021

When: Saturday, Dec 11, 2021
12 p.m. - 2 p.m. EST

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