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Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) and Witness for Peace Southeast logos.

App State Ethnography Lab and Department of Anthropology present: "La Lucha Sigue/The Struggle Continues"
Feb 28, 2020

Indigenous Struggle to Recover Ancestral Rights and Territory in Guatemala in the Face of Forced Migration (a bilingual lecture)with Elodia Casti...

Tom Niziol, Winter Weather Expert. Photo by The Weather Channel.

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: "The Birth of Our Nation's National Weather Service"
Feb 27, 2020

Friday, Feb. 28, 2020Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m., talk begins at 4 p.m.Garwood Hall, Room 107The talk is free and open to the public.Tom Niziol o...

Award-Winning Writer Bruce Goldfarb. Photo by Jennifer Bishop.

Lecture and Book Signing with Author Bruce Goldfarb
Feb 27, 2020

CANCELLED OR TO BE POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE (3/13/20)Wednesday, March 18, 20207 p.m. Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114This talk is free...

A campus-wide luncheon and panel conversation on Christianity and climate change to be held March 31

A campus-wide luncheon and panel conversation on Christianity and climate change to be held March 31
Feb 26, 2020

Tuesday, March 3111:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Parkway Ballroom, Plemmons Student UnionOn Tuesday, March 31, the Holshouser Ethics program will host a free lu...

App State alumnus applies critical thinking skills behind the lens

App State alumnus applies critical thinking skills behind the lens
Feb 25, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — An appreciation for critical thinking and research skills, both fostered during his time as a psychology major at Appalachian State Un...

A heavy snowfall blankets the campus of Appalachian State University — one of five universities selected nationally to conduct rural climate resiliency research as part of AT&T’s Climate Resiliency Community Challenge. The Appalachian research team will suggest opportunities for improving access to services in rural communities. For example, expanded broadband is a critical component for overcoming obstacles created by weather cancellations. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awarded AT&T grant to examine climate change resiliency, community impact
Feb 24, 2020

 AT&T has selected Appalachian State University as one of five universities nationally to conduct research designed to help communities ...

Image from previous Climate Stories Showcase.

Climate Stories Collaborative: 2020 Showcase
Feb 24, 2020

2020 Climate Stories ShowcaseApril 3-14, 2020  | PSU Solarium + Looking Glass Gallery...

Dr. Michael Madritch of the Department of Biology has been named associate dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Photo by Chase Reynolds.

Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes a new associate dean for 2020–21
Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Michael “Mike” Madritch has been named associate dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) effective May 1, ...

Spring 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series brings acclaimed authors to App State campus

Spring 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series brings acclaimed authors to App State campus
Feb 20, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The spring 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University will feature four acclaimed a...

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20
Feb 19, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is the nation’s top producer of Fulbright scholars among master’s institutions in 2019–20, accordin...