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Sarah Freeman -Thibault

Sarah Freeman-Thibault: Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachia
Nov 14, 2017

“At Appalachian, everyone is different, so everyone can be themselves. There’s no Appalachian ‘normal,’” said Freeman-Thibault.

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Dr. Robert Hill

Dr. Robert Hill, Appointed to North Carolina Psychology Board
Nov 14, 2017

According to his students. Dr. Hill has said that, given the diversity of human behavior and personality, “being normal is a myth, and often overrated.”

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Arts at the Center: A History of Black Mountain College at Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

BRAHM Winter Exhibition: Featuring Black Mountain College
Nov 13, 2017

The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) invites the community to celebrate the grand opening of three exhibitions with a reception on Thursday, November 30 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The Museum will provide hors d’oeuvres, live music and free admission throughout the evening.

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Archie - Gorgetosuchus pekinensus - Aetosaur: a collaborative sculpture project between the Art and Geological and Environmental Sciences departments of Appalachian State University

Workshop and Exhibition Opening for Archie
Oct 27, 2017

Archie - Gorgetosuchus pekinensus - Aetosaur Two upcoming events in the process of bringing Archie to life!
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Celebrating the Birth of Appalachian Studies

Appalachian Online: Celebrating the Birth of Appalachian Studies
Oct 26, 2017

You are invited to attend the Appalachian Online: Celebrating the Birth of Appalachian Studies event, which will feature a panel discussion on our most recent digitized collections followed by a reception.

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College of Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards 2016-2017, Appstate

College Faculty & Staff Awards 2016-17
Oct 25, 2017

Congratulations to all the CAS faculty and staff members nominated this year and to these winners:

Richard N. Henson Outstanding Advisor Award
Matt C. Estep, Biology

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Appalachian State 2017 food summit, www.foodsumit.brwia.org

Appalachian State University & Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture to host The 2017 Food Summit
Oct 25, 2017

The 2017 Food Summit, a gathering of scholars, farmers and food lovers, is organized around the theme “Dynamic Traditions, Resourceful Communities.” The Summit will take place on Saturday, October 28 at Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union in the Parkway Ballro

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Recipient of the 2016-17 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award is Rod (R. T.) Smith

College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award 2016-17
Oct 25, 2017

The recipient of the 2016-17 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award is Rod (R. T.) Smith. Smith graduated from Appalachian State University in ’75 with an M.A.

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Antebellum Periodicals and the Origins of White Nationalism with LSU Boyd Professor J. Gerald Kennedy at Appalachian State

Antebellum Periodicals and the Origins of White Nationalism with LSU Boyd Professor J. Gerald Kennedy
Oct 25, 2017

Dr. J. Gerald Kennedy, Boyd Professor of English at Louisiana State University, will give a free public lecture on antebellum periodicals and the origins of white nationalism on Thursday, November 16 at 6 p.m.

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Dr. Davis Hankins: Faculty Member of Distinction, College of Arts and Sciences, Assistant professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion

Dr. Davis Hankins- Assistant professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion
Oct 24, 2017

Dr. Davis Hankins studies religion from a range of personal interests: literature, art, philosophy and psychology. He attributes this resourcefulness to having received a broad liberal arts education.

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A physics and astronomy class at Appalachian State University

AIP Survey Results put Appalachian Physics & Astronomy on Top
Oct 24, 2017

The American Institute for Physics (AIP) has released their survey of enrollments and degrees among physics and astronomy departments across the United States.
Based on the latest (2016) survey:

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fficials say tourism is the main reason North Carolina's wine industry has grown in recent years.

Thanks, Tourists! NC Wine Is Now A $2B Industry
Oct 20, 2017

North Carolina viticulture has blossomed into a $2 billion industry. It's got tourism to thank for the growth.

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BMCS events

Black Mountain College Semester Events
Oct 19, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—For Appalachian State University’s Black Mountain College (BMC) Semester in spring 2018, multiple departments across the university are collaborating with area museums and other venues to host exhibits, lectures and workshops that will highlight the importance of BMC&rsqu

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