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Graduation in the Holmes Convocation Center. Photo by University Communications

Watch Spring 2019 Commencement
May 13, 2019

Watch Archived streamsThe following Spring 2019 Commencement streams have been archived and are available online:College of Arts and SciencesWalker Co...

Left Dr. Martial K. Frindéthié, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures and right: Dr. Thomas B. Ellis, Department of Philosophy and Religion. Photos by University Communications.

College Interim Chair Announcement for fall 2019
May 10, 2019

Starting on July 1, Dr. Martial K. Frindéthié and Dr. Thomas B. Ellis will begin interim department chair positions in their respective departments....

alumna, Caroline Noel ’13 holds a B.A. in Anthropology and a B.A. in English with a concentration in film studies. Photo Submitted.

Appalachian alumna wins NSF Fellowship: Support for graduate-level global study
May 9, 2019

Appalachian State University alumna, Caroline Noel ’13 has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows...

Dr. Michael J. Turner, the Roy Carroll Distinguished Professor of British History at Appalachian State University. Photo submitted.

Appalachian’s Department of History faculty member to return to Oxford as Visiting Research Fellow
May 8, 2019

Dr. Michael J. Turner, the Roy Carroll Distinguished Professor of British History at Appalachian State University, will be spending the academic year ...

Amerity Head, a junior from Forest City, N.C. at Appalachian State University is the winner of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing in prose for 2019-20. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

2019-20 Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing winner announced
May 7, 2019

Amerity Head, a junior from Forest City, N.C. at Appalachian State University is the winner of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creati...

With Ausangate Mountain looming large in the background, Dr. Baker Perry and his research group traverse a trail from the Jampa Pass, at an elevation of about 16,400 feet. Local Peruvians consider the mountain to be sacred. Photo by Marie Freeman

From the Appalachians to the Andes
May 6, 2019

From the highest peaks to the Amazon rainforest floor, two groups of students led by Appalachian State University professors trekked through Peru in s...

Dr. Ece Karatan, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Biology and interim vice provost for research. Karatan will assume her new appointment as vice provost for research July 1. Photo by Marie Freeman

National search yields Dr. Ece Karatan as Appalachian’s vice provost for research
May 3, 2019

After a national search for Appalachian State University’s vice provost for research, Dr. Ece Karatan, who has served in the interim capacity of the...

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Appalachian sets new record with 4 Fulbright U.S. Student Program finalists
May 2, 2019

An Appalachian State University senior and three university alumni have been named Fulbright U.S. Student Program finalists for the 2019–2...

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College Senior Awards 2019
May 1, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences Senior Awards Ceremony recognizes and celebrates outstanding seniors from each of our 16 departments.ANTHROPOLOGYPatr...

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Student recipients of Israel travel grants will present research at Greensboro Jewish Federation and at Appalachian
Apr 30, 2019

In March 2019, five Appalachian undergraduate students (with a minor in Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies) became the first recipients of the C...