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Scanning electron microscope (SEM) at Appalachian State

Appalachian’s NSF-funded scanning electron microscope supports undergraduate research
Sep 25, 2017

The National Science Foundation, through a major research instrumentation program grant, awarded the College of Arts and Sciences’ Dewel Microscopy Facility at Appalachian State University $562,842 for a new scanning electron microscope (SEM).

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Humanities Council

Four book discussions centered around Timothy Snyder’s, ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’
Sep 20, 2017

In conjunction with the Fall Humanities Council Symposium on Sept. 29, the Council will host a four-part series of book discussions on Timothy Snyder’s most recent work, “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century.”

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Appalachian’s Humanities Council Symposium Fall 2017

Appalachian’s Humanities Council Symposium ‘Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistence, Resistance’ Sept. 29
Sep 20, 2017

The Humanities Council under the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University will present a symposium titled “Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistence, Resistance” from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday, Sept.

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The Edible and Visual South with Southern scholars Marcie Cohen Ferris and William R. Ferris of University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

The Edible and Visual South: UNC scholars visit Appalachian Sept. 15
Aug 31, 2017

Southern scholars Marcie Cohen Ferris and William R. Ferris of University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill will be on campus for two events Friday, Sept. 15, in Belk Library and Information Commons Lecture Hall 114. 

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Tommy Young, English Student

English major presents at American Literature Association
Aug 23, 2017

In May, Appalachian State University’s Tommy Young was one of a handful of undergraduates to present at the American Literature Association Conference, in Boston, Massachusetts.

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History of Eclipses

History of total solar eclipses in North Carolina
Aug 16, 2017

Since 1869 there have been three total solar eclipses in North Carolina: Aug. 7, 1869, May 28, 1900, and March 7, 1970. There will be three more before the end of the century: Aug. 21, 2017, May 11, 2078 and Sept. 14, 2099.

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Meet the 2017 Chancellor’s Scholars

Meet the 2017 Chancellor’s Scholars
Aug 15, 2017

The Chancellor’s Scholarship is Appalachian State University’s oldest and most academically competitive merit-based scholarship.

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Davis Hankins, Philosophy and Religion

Hankins’ first book garners Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise
Aug 14, 2017

Dr. Davis Hankins of Appalachian State University is one of 10 winners of the Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise this year.

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App student interns for U.S. senator

App student interns for U.S. senator
Aug 11, 2017

An Appalachian State University student is coming to the end of a nine-week internship program with the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FLa).

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SECU Fellows Program

SECU continues to fund Appalachian internships; 10 students complete 2017 summer internships
Aug 10, 2017

Ten students from Appalachian State University completed 2017 summer internships in public sector and nonprofit entities of rural and underserved regions of North Carolina as part of a program called the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Public Service Fellows.

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UNC System

ARTISTIC LICENSE
Aug 8, 2017

UNC System institutions recieve NEA funding to further arts studies. Appalachian State University is receiving two NEA grants for the university’s Black and Global Banjo Roots program.

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USC Shoah Foundation

Visual history archive with 55,000 testimonies of genocide survivors and witnesses will be accessible this fall through Appalachian’s Belk Library and Information Commons
Aug 8, 2017

This fall semester, Appalachian State University will become one of 79 sites to provide full access to the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive. The archive contains 55,000 testimonies of survivors and witnesses of

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