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App State announces Spring 2020 Commencement will be virtual
Mar 26, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Chancellor Sheri Everts announced today the university’s Spring 2020 Commencement will be held virt...

Counterclockwise from front: (sitting)Antonio West, Dr. Cameron Gokee, professor, Department of Anthropology, Alexandra Zacher, Matilynn Maltba, Killian Cochran, Callia Cortese, Johnny Serencsics; (tanding) Sarah Thompson, Cory Dalton and Andrew Barringer. Photo by Dr. Sarah Carmichael.

NASA Rocks App State Geological and Environmental Sciences classroom
Mar 25, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences get a unique opportunity each year to research someth...

Appalachian State University’s online platforms connect students across the state, country and world to the Appalachian Experience. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Navigating the cloud: How to find success in App State online courses
Mar 24, 2020

With the rise of technology, online courses and degree programs have become commonplace, but for many students the shift from face-to-face instruction...

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Appalachian Journal Releases New Issue v.47: 1-2
Mar 18, 2020

Appalachian State’s interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterlyThe latest Appalachian Journal features reviews and articles that focus on opioids in ...

Diana J. Nelson has been named Director of the  College of Arts and Sciences, College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH) office. Photo by University Communications.

College of Arts and Sciences Advising office announces new leadership
Mar 16, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new leadership of the College Advising and Support Services Hub (CAS...

Kat Jones '17, B.S. in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law pictured here in her new role as one of North Carolina's Probation/Parole Officers. Photo Submitted.

Sociology major applies her skills in new position as a Parole Officer
Mar 13, 2020

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in criminology, deviance, and law in 2017, Katie Jones ...

Anthropology major Connor Elliott. photo submitted.

Anthropology major participates in REU project in Ethiopia
Mar 11, 2020

Connor Elliott, anthropology major (concentration in biological anthropology), had the opportunity to conduct research in Ethiopia over the 2019-2020 ...

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The Rise of Rural Populist Authoritarianism in the U.S. and Beyond
Mar 10, 2020

CANCELLED OR TO BE POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE (3/13/20)Dr. Marc Edelman, professor of Anthropology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City Unive...

The North Carolina map, left, and the Colorado map generated through Dr. Johnathan Sugg’s grant-funded GIS analysis show points of engagement (colleges/universities, outdoor retailers and guides, and climbing gyms) for nonprofit Protect Our Winters, which advocates for climate change policy. The maps also display metropolitan statistical area populations for each state, along with winning margins, votes and parties for the 2012, 2016 and 2018 presidential elections. Images courtesy of Johnathan Sugg

Grant-funded App State GIS analysis aids in advocating climate change policy
Mar 4, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — In this election cycle, the issue of climate change may factor into many voters’ choice of presidential candidate.Research conducted...

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International Conference in German-Jewish and refugee studies with Director of Berlin's Center for Research on Antisemitism to speak
Mar 2, 2020

CANCELLED OR TO BE POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE (3/13/20)Thursday March 26 and Friday, March 27, 2020International Conference in German-Jewish and ...