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The Appalachian SumoBot Competition
Feb 13, 2019

The Appalachian SumoBot competition is returning this semester. Robotic sumo is a competition where two robots, known as sumo-bots, attempt to push ea...

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4 Appalachian faculty and staff receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awards
Feb 12, 2019

Four faculty and staff members at Appalachian State University have been selected to receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awards....

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Warm Up With The Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty Research
Feb 12, 2019

Warming Up With The Humanities will take place on Feb. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 421. The event features a num...

 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: Historian Jon Mathieu, prof...

Josh Gregory, a senior majoring in Physics (BS) – Secondary Education, is a recipient of the Robert Noyce Teaching Scholarship. Photo by Marie Freeman

Josh Gregory answers the call for needed high school physics teachers
Feb 7, 2019

A funny story about a U.S. Representative changed the course of Josh Gregory’s life. Gregory, a senior from Raleigh in the Physics (BS) ...

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College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships: Applications Open
Feb 7, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences offers six college-wide scholarships and the 16 college departments offer over 125 departmental s...

Allison Staley CAS Corps headshot. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Senior Mathematics Major Allison Staley
Feb 6, 2019

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...

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Gerhard Weinberg, Military Historian who escaped Nazi Germany hosted by the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies
Feb 5, 2019

Dr. Gerhard L. Weinberg, the William Rand Kenan, Jr., Emeritus Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Public le...

Dr. Ed Mondor, Georgia Southern University. Photo submitted.

Biology Seminar Series hosts Dr. Ed Mondor, Georgia Southern University
Feb 4, 2019

Biology Seminar Series Dr. Ed Mondor, Georgia Southern University"Game of Clones: Behavioral, Morphological and Transgenerational Plasticity in Aphids...

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Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies Interdisciplinary Brown Bag Series
Feb 1, 2019

Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies Interdisciplinary Brown Bag Series introduces Spring 2019 line-up.All talks will take place in the R...