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Interdisciplinary Studies Student Co-Writes Professionally Produced Play
Mar 26, 2015

Few students can say that they have studied abroad three times in three different countries, learned two foreign languages in college, and co-written ...

Jennifer Burris with students

Burris honored by UNC Board of Governors for teaching excellence
Mar 26, 2015

BOONE—Teaching is one of Jennifer Burris’ passions, and that passion has been recognized by the UNC Board of Governors.Burris, an associate profes...

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Students and geology professor research ancient marine animal
Mar 25, 2015

BOONE—Lyndsie White is a senior industrial design major at Appalachian State University. Bonnie Nguyen is a recent graduate of the university’s ex...

Ray Russell

Ray Russell: The Internet’s Ray of Sunshine
Mar 23, 2015

Department of Computer Science faculty member and local weatherman Ray Russell is featured on Capitalatplay.com, where he discusses his extensive...

Michael Kimmel

‘Guyland’ author Michael Kimmel lectures at Appalachian April 14
Mar 16, 2015

BOONE—Dr. Michael Kimmel will present the lecture “Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men” Tuesday, April 14, at Appalachian State Un...

Appalachian Geology Professors and Student Conduct Groundbreaking Climate Research in Mongolia
Mar 2, 2015

Although the words “climate change” have become a commonly used phrase, few people know the science behind the term. Appalachian State geology pro...

baker perry

Geography's site to be included in the World Meteorological Organization CryoNet's pre-operational testing phase
Feb 26, 2015

The Quelccaya Icecap site where Perry Baker is conducting research has been selected as one of two U.S.- supported sites to be included in t...

KyrgyzTUCKIAN Music as Cultural Foreign Policy
Feb 25, 2015

Please join the Center for Appalachian Studies in welcoming Dr. Jeffrey A. Keith, a professor of global studies at Warren Wilson College, Appalachian ...

Megan Kaminski

Poetry, mystery and short story writers featured during spring Visiting Writers Series
Feb 20, 2015

BOONE—A variety of writing genres will be featured during the spring Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University....

Appalachian Journal

Appalachian Journal fall/winter issue released
Feb 20, 2015

BOONE—Appalachian Journal has released its fall/winter 2015 issue, which features the winning essay of the Appalachian Studies Association’s 2014 ...