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Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois
Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Jakubek will discuss his nationally-recognized research and how it is among the first scholarly attempts to re-cast W.E.B. Du Bois as among the ea...

Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020

Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020
Jan 30, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to a presentation by the Rev. Dr. Bradford Lilley (High Point, NC) on Tues...

Student volunteers in Appalachian State University’s 21st annual MLK Challenge, held Jan. 20, work at Helping Hands Woodlot Ministry, located beside the Hospitality House in Boone. Overall, challenge participants contributed 1,350 hours of service to 16 local organizations. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Students contribute 1,350 service hours in App State’s 21st MLK Challenge
Jan 29, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Despite unexpected snow, high winds and chilly temperatures, about 150 students gathered for the 21st annual MLK Challenge — a day o...

Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, on a study abroad in Pucarumi, Peru, at an altitude of 13,500 feet. Photo by Marie Freeman

Find Your Sustain Ability: Dr. Baker Perry
Jan 28, 2020

Host Dr. Lee F. Ball visits with climate scientist and Appalachian geography and planning professor Dr. Baker Perry. Perry shares details about his re...

Dr. Becky Sanft, assistant professor, University of North Carolina Asheville. Photo from https://www.unca.edu/person/becky-sanft.

Exploring Mathematical Modeling in Biology
Jan 24, 2020

Dr. Becky Sanft, assistant professor, University of North Carolina AshevilleJanuary 31, 20203-4 p.m.Walker Hall, Room 103A This talk is free...

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Appalachian announces first Gilman Scholarship recipients of 2020
Jan 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces f...

Dr. Peter Carmichael, director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College to speak at 5th Annual Civil War Speaker Series at Appalachian State University. Photo from Gettysburg College, source: https://www.gettysburg.edu/civil-war-institute/news/detail?id=8ef6007a-18e9-46a5-96de-26e8126b2000&pageTitle=Carmichael+to+Speak+at+Musselman+Library+March+28

5th Annual Civil War Speaker Series with Dr. Peter Carmichael
Jan 22, 2020

5th Annual Civil War Speaker Series with Dr. Peter CarmichealWednesday, February 19, 20206-8 p.m. Belk Library, Room 114This talk is free and open to ...

Appalachian Chancellor Sheri Everts, second from left, with the inaugural winners of the Chancellor’s Awards for Inclusive Excellence: Rabbi Stephen Roberts, spiritual leader of the Temple of the High Country, far left; Watauga County Schools Superintendent Scott Elliott, who represented the school district’s Coffee Talk program, second from right; and Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, professor in and chair of Appalachian’s A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, far right. Photo by Marie Fr

App State presents inaugural awards for inclusive excellence, welcomes poet Nikki Giovanni
Jan 21, 2020

Appalachian State University honored Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, Rabbi Stephen Roberts and the Watauga County Schools Coffee Talk program with the inau...

ASU current English department graduate student and author Thom Young. Photo Submitted.

University Bookstore Student Author Spotlight: Thom Young
Jan 16, 2020

 Author Thom Young shares his recently published book, "Bespoke."Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5 p.m. Beacon Heights, Room 417Plemmons Student...

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Physics and Astronomy Colloquium with Dr. Gerardo Vazquez
Jan 15, 2020

Dr. Gerardo Vazquez from Salisbury University will be giving a talk entitled "The James Webb Telescope: Characteristics, Instruments, Main Missions an...