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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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Department of Anthropology graphic.

The Rise of Rural Populist Authoritarianism in the U.S. and Beyond
Mar 10, 2020

CANCELLED OR TO BE POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE (3/13/20)

Dr. Marc Edelman, professor of Anthropology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York

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13th Southeast German Studies Workshop: New Work in German-Jewish and Refugee Studies graphic.

International Conference in German-Jewish and refugee studies with Director of Berlin's Center for Research on Antisemitism to speak
Mar 2, 2020

CANCELLED OR TO BE POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE (3/13/20)

Thursday March 26 and Friday, March 27, 2020
International Conference in German-Jewish and Refugee Studies convenes at Appalachian State University

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Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) and Witness for Peace Southeast logos.

App State Ethnography Lab and Department of Anthropology present: "La Lucha Sigue/The Struggle Continues"
Feb 28, 2020

Indigenous Struggle to Recover Ancestral Rights and Territory in Guatemala in the Face of Forced Migration (a bilingual lecture) College News, Events, Global Learning
App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20
Feb 19, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is the nation’s top producer of Fulbright scholars among master’s institutions in 2019–20, according to the U.S. Department of State and Institute of International Education (IIE).

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Fulbright program award logo

App State named a top producer of Fulbright students in 2019–20
Feb 14, 2020

Appalachian State University has been named a top producing institution for Fulbright students among master’s institutions for the 2019–20 grant year. This is the first time Appalachian has made the list for the number of students and/or alumni selected for the U.S.

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 Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service

Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service
Feb 7, 2020

The Kings Mountain National Military Park, near Blacksburg, South Carolina is seeking Appalachin State Universitystudents or recent graduates with a background in communication, history, education, Spanish and/or web design.

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Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, on a study abroad in Pucarumi, Peru, at an altitude of 13,500 feet. Photo by Marie Freeman

Find Your Sustain Ability: Dr. Baker Perry
Jan 28, 2020

Host Dr. Lee F. Ball visits with climate scientist and Appalachian geography and planning professor Dr. Baker Perry.

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