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Poet Richard Blanco kicks off inaugural Watauga Lyceum Series
Mar 28, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Blue Ridge Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union

This event is open to the campus and community.

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DLLC Symposium

The Inaugural Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures Spring Symposium
Mar 22, 2019

Monday March 25, 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Greenbriar Theater, Plemmons Student Union

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019,
8:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Belk Library, Room 421

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Dr. Baker Perry, graduate program director and professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, works at the weather station he installed on the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. The station sends data directly to his lab in Boone. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Baker Perry — 'cornerstone of research’ in Appalachia and the Andes
Mar 21, 2019

Dr. Baker Perry ’98, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, is the great-great-grandson of D.D. Dougherty, who along with his brother founded Watauga Academy in 1899, now Appalachian State University.

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Tom Hansell on location

Faculty Author Spotlight with Tom Hansell, Appalachian Studies
Mar 13, 2019

After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales
Tom Hansell - Center for Appalachian Studies

Thursday, March 21, 2019
6 p.m.
Reich College of Education, Room 124A

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LtoR, TtoB – Keynote Speakers: Historian Jon Mathieu, Switzerland; Dr. Dawn Hollis, Scotland and Geographer Gilles Rudaz, Switzerland. Alton C. Byers, Colorado and additional International participants Christian Quendler, Austria; Siân Williams, Wales and Frédérique Spill, France. And the regional Cole Mountain Cloggers. Photos submitted.

A Global study of Mountains at Appalachian: an International Mountain Studies Symposium
Mar 5, 2019

Appalachian State University will host an evening lecture and a one day symposium on comparative mountain studies between the Appalachian Mountains and other mountain regions around the world showcasing international visiting scholars and faculty and student research.

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Alton C. Byers, Ph.D. is a mountain geographer, conservationist and mountaineer specializing in applied research, high altitude ecosystems, climate change, glacier hazards and integrated conservation and development programs. Photo submitted.

Notes from the Field: Geologic and Climate Change Impacts on Nepal’s Glaciers
Mar 1, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019
5 - 6 p.m.
Turchin Center Lecture Hall, Room 1102

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Some members of Appalachian's Carbon Research Group pictured from left to right: Kaitlyn Burkett, senior, Actuarial Sciences; Henning Tovar, graduate student, Political Science; Dr. Tatyana Ruseva, Associate Professor, Department of Government and Justice Studies; Dr. Gregg Marland, research faculty member with RIEEE and the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences; Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk, Interim Director RIEEE and Jamie Hedrick, graduate student, Political Science. Current members not pictured, Dr

Department of Energy changes give Appalachian State an opportunity to continue carbon emission reporting for Global solutions
Feb 18, 2019

The year 2017 was a threshold year for global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to the atmosphere and for global climate change. Carbon dioxide is emitted when fossil fuels are burned and it is the principal gas responsible for global climate change.

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 International Mountain Studies Symposium Keynote Speakers, left to right: Historian Jon Mathieu, professor emeritus from the University of Lucerne, Switzerland; Dr. Dawn Hollis, Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the School of Classics, at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and Geographer Gilles Rudaz, lecturer and associate researcher in the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Photos submitted.

Appalachian announces International Mountain Studies Symposium Keynote Speakers
Feb 8, 2019

Appalachian State University will host three influential, international academics in mountain studies as keynote speakers: ...

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