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The University of the Free State’s Qwaqwa Campus, located at the base of South Africa’s Maloti-Drakensberg Mountains. Appalachian State University and the UFS Qwaqwa Campus are partnering on a two-year mountain-to-mountain project funded through the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in South Africa. The project will engage faculty, staff and graduate students at both institutions in teaching, research, mentorship, scholarship and more. Photo by Evert Kleynhans

$500K grant funds mountain-to-mountain collaboration between App State and South Africa’s UFS
Nov 10, 2020

Appalachian State University and South Africa’s University of the Free State (UFS) will strengthen their existing partnership through a federally funded mountain-to-mountain grant project — one that will engage faculty, staff and graduate students at both institutions in teaching, re

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At 8,430 meters above sea level, the high-altitude expedition team celebrates after setting up the world's highest operating automated weather station during the 2019 National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition. Learn more at www.natgeo.com/everest. Photo by Mark Fisher, National Geographic.

Tune in to the Mountain Studies Lecture Tuesday Nov. 10
Nov 9, 2020

Tomorrow night, Tuesday, Nov. 10, Appalachian State University's College of Arts and Sciences kicks off the Inaugural Mountain Studies Lecture event virtually.

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Atina Grossmann, professor of History in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. Photo Submitted.

Commemorating "Kristallnacht": Atina Grossmann on Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany
Oct 23, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the public to an online lecture by Atina Grossmann, professor of History in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. 

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graphic depicting international travel and Appalachian State University logo

Virtual International Education Week
Oct 15, 2020

International Education Week (IEW) at Appalachian State University is a celebration of transformational global experiences at home and abroad. Everyone is encouraged to participate in these free events, which take place throughout the week. Presented in a virtual format for 2020.

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Center graphic depicting a dove with an olive branch and the star of david

Center Lunch Colloquium: Amos Goldberg on the Holocaust and the Nakba
Oct 8, 2020

The Third Center Lunch Colloquium features the influential work by Dr.

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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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