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Anna Deavere Smith. Image submitted.

An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith
Jan 15, 2021

In An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith, the award-winning playwright, actor and professor brings various perspectives to the virtual stage for her...

Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. Graphic for promotion created in house, image submitted.

Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
Jan 14, 2021

Thursday, February 117:00-8:30 p.m. YouTube livestream: https://youtu.be/R-hraMZXX3EMore info at: https://climatestories.appstate.eduThe Cre...

OIED image of App State students abroad. Photo from OIED social media.

OIED hosts Global Virtual Workshop Series
Jan 14, 2021

The Office of International Education and Development cordially invites you to participate in the Global Virtual Workshop Series this spring. Each wor...

Aric Thoresen '16, Anthropology major. Photo submitted.

Aric Thoresen on combining anthropology and teaching
Jan 13, 2021

After Aric Thoresen received his degree in anthropology from Appalachian State University in 2016, he travelled throughout Latin America and became TE...

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa, associate vice chancellor of international education and development; director of international research and development; and professor of public administration. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State’s Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa selected as founding member of the American Academy of International Education
Jan 12, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa, associate vice chancellor of international education and development, director of int...

A bat displaying signs of white-nose syndrome — a fungal disease that, according to the National Park Service (NPS), has killed millions of U.S. bats since its discovery in 2006. Dr. Mark Spond, Appalachian State University’s liaison to NPS, recently conducted studies of bats along North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway as part of an NPS grant-funded project — data from which will help expand NPS knowledge of the parkway’s rare and WNS-affected bat populations. NPS image

App State funded to study rare bats along Blue Ridge Parkway area, investigate disease
Jan 8, 2021

With grant-funded assistance from Appalachian State University, the National Park Service (NPS) is expanding its knowledge of rare bat speci...

More than 3,600 Appalachian graduates were conferred degrees during the university’s virtual Spring 2020 Commencement. Numerous Class of 2020 graduates took to social media to share their celebratory commencement photos, some of which are shown in this photo collage. Photos submitted

Fall 2020 Chancellor’s and Dean’s List
Jan 7, 2021

Appalachian State University is pleased to announce that 7,861 undergraduate students in total have been named to the Chancellor’s or Dean...

During fall 2020, Appalachian State University students developed and supported peer accountability programs to encourage members of the Appalachian Community to comply with safety precautions related to COVID-19. Pictured are Wellness Ambassadors Melina Tirrell, left, a sophomore social work major from Pineville, and Jessica Phillips, a sophomore finance and banking major from Charlotte, handing out face coverings. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Reflections on a year defined by COVID-19
Jan 6, 2021

Three hundred and thirty-five days ago, Appalachian State University began its COVID-19 campus planning discussions, and on March 1 it formally activa...

More than 1,700 Appalachian State University graduates were conferred degrees during the university’s virtual Fall 2020 Commencement Dec. 11. This photo collage shows a handful of the numerous celebratory commencement photos shared by App State’s Class of 2020 graduates via social media. Photos submitted

A December to remember for App State’s more than 1,700 graduates
Jan 5, 2021

Approximately 4,000 Appalachian Community members gathered virtually during Appalachian State University’s Fall 2020 Commencement to celebrate App S...

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide with James Waller, Keen State College. Poster image submitted.

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide with James Waller
Jan 5, 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 20217 p.m.Free virtual event, open to the campus and community.The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the pub...