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Hannah Godfrey, an Appalachian senior psychology major from Cary, on a glacier during personal travel. Photo submitted

App State's Boren Scholar could ultimately bolster US security
Jul 18, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships recently announced Hannah Godfrey, a senior psychology major from Cary, has been awarded a ...

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Emily Sedlacek ’19, of King, is a recent graduate of Appalachian. She holds a B.A. in English and a B.A. in languages, literatures and cultures with a concentration in French and Francophone studies. She will pursue her M.A. in English at Appalachian this fall. Photo submitted

New languages, new stories — Appalachian student combines her passion for travel and literature
Jul 10, 2019

Emily Sedlacek ’19 combined her two passions — travel and literature — and graduated summa cum laude from Appalachian State University with a B.A.

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The 18th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on "Remembering the Holocaust" will be held July 20-25, 2019 - film screening poster

International Summer Symposium Centers on Education During and After the Holocaust
Jul 8, 2019

The 18th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on "Remembering the Holocaust" will be held July 20-25, 2019, at Appalachian State University's Plemmons Student Union in Boone, N.C.

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Students in the summer 2018 STARTALK Program at Appalachian practice tai chi with Tim Winecoff, an adjunct lecturer in the university’s Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education, center in blue shirt. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

‘The High Country Meets the Middle Kingdom’
Jun 28, 2019

This summer, 20 regional high school students will have the opportunity to explore Chinese language and culture without ever leaving the High Country — an experience made possible through Appalachian State University’s S

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Haitham S. Hamza is the R&D Department Manager at the Software Engineering Competence Center (SECC) of ITIDA.

“Demystifying the IoT Platforms” with Dr. Haitham S. Hamza
Jun 27, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
1 - 2 p.m.
Anne Belk Hall, Room 310

Free and open to the public. There will be a reception from 12:30 - 1 p.m. prior to the talk with light snacks. 

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Caroline Sager. Photo Submitted.

Baku Bound: Appalachian Student Awarded Critical Language Scholarship from U.S. Department of State
Jun 19, 2019

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships is pleased to announce that Caroline Sager, a recent graduate at Appalachian State University has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS).

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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 National Geographic and Rolex's 2019 Perpetual Planet Extreme Expedition to Mount Everest. Among them is Appalachian’s Dr. Baker Perry. Learn more at www.natgeo.com/everest. Photo by Mark Fisher, National Geographic

App State researchers scale Mount Everest to conduct climate research as part of National Geographic expedition
Jun 17, 2019

From April to June, as part of a robust effort to improve understanding of and resilience to the impacts of climate change on mountain systems, National Geographic and Tribhuvan University led what is likely the most comprehensive single scientific expedition to Mount Everest.

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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

App State’s Dr. Baker Perry to be featured in National Geographic livestream June 13
Jun 12, 2019

As part of National Geographic’s three-day Explorers Festival, Appalachian State University’s Dr. Baker Perry will talk as part of a livestreamed panel discussion titled “Fueling Earth’s Engines” Thursday, June 13, at 9:05 a.m. EDT.

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