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Junior Becca Ryan, age 26, outside Appalachian’s Major General Edward M. Reeder Jr. Student Veteran Resource Center. She took some classes through Coastal Carolina Community College while working at Camp Lejeune, and then enrolled at Appalachian. Photo by Marie Freeman

Former U.S. Marine Becca Ryan says she’s glad she chose Appalachian
Nov 8, 2018

Global studies major Becca Ryan says she “nailed it” by choosing to enroll at Appalachian State University after serving in the U.S. Marines — f...

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What the Cracks and Mold Had to Say During the Monsoon Season
Nov 8, 2018

Dr. Christina Verano SornitoWednesday, Nov. 14, 201812:00 p.m.Anne Belk Hall, Room 342Film scholar Bliss Cua-Lim says of hauntings in her reading of A...

IORHM program picture from the River Cities Industrial/Organizational Psychology Conference in Chattanooga

IOHRM Students attend the River Cities Industrial/Organizational Psychology Conference
Nov 7, 2018

This past weekend, the Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management Program (IOHRM) attended the River Cities Industrial/Organiz...

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CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Senior History Major Shannon Furr
Nov 6, 2018

The CAS Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute opport...

Dr. Jon Carter, who has researched undocumented migration from Honduras for 20 years. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian’s Dr. Jon Carter offers historical context for ‘migrant caravan,’ points to U.S. free-trade policies of 1990s
Nov 5, 2018

Why are thousands of Hondurans migrating en masse to the U.S. border? Appalachian State University sociocultural anthropologist Dr. Jon Carter&nb...

Say What? Examining Freedom of Speech at App State

Say What? Examining Freedom of Speech at App State
Nov 2, 2018

November 12-16, 2018A weeklong series of conversations, panel discussions, speeches and forums. See the full schedule at: https://diversity.appst...

Poet, Toi Derricotte (The Undertaker’s Daughter; Tender; The Black Notebooks)

HBFVWS presents Toi Derricotte
Nov 2, 2018

Poet, Toi Derricotte (The Undertaker’s Daughter; Tender; The Black Notebooks)Craft Talk: Write One Poem: Change Your Life 3:30-4:45 p...

Dr. Susan Lappan. Photo by Marie Freeman

"Ecological and social constraints on ranging behavior in siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus) in fire-damaged habitat"
Nov 1, 2018

Dr. Susan Lappan, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Appalachian State UniversityMonday, Nov. 5, 201812 p.m.Anne Belk Hall, Room 342This...

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaving the European Union summit in Brussels in October 2018, where the two sides failed to reach an agreement on Brexit. Image Source: Euronews

Farewell to Europe? The World after Brexit
Nov 1, 2018

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 20185 p.m.Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114The event is free and open to the campus and community.In 2016, a small majo...

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Barbarians at the Gates of Science
Oct 31, 2018

Ben OrlinFriday, Nov. 9, 20183-4 p.m.Walker Hall, Room 103A This talk is free and open to the publicAt the center of science, there sits a h...