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Aric Thoresen '16, Anthropology major. Photo submitted.

Aric Thoresen on combining anthropology and teaching
Jan 13, 2021

After Aric Thoresen received his degree in anthropology from Appalachian State University in 2016, he travelled throughout Latin America and became TEFL certified.

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Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide with James Waller, Keen State College. Poster image submitted.

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide with James Waller
Jan 5, 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
7 p.m.
Free virtual event, open to the campus and community.

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4 Appalachian Community members awarded for global leadership and engagement
Dec 16, 2020

Appalachian State University conferred its 2020 Global Leadership Awards as part of the annual Appalachian Global Symposium, held virtually this fall due to COVID-19 and hosted by the Office of International Education and Development (OIED).

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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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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 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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