20th Summer Symposium on the Holocaust: Screening of New Documentary on Polish-Jewish Village and Director Talk
Jul 12, 2022

Date: Monday, July 25, 2022Time: 7 - 9 p.mLocation: Grandview Ballroom, North End Zone Building, Kidd Brewer StadiumAppalachian State University’s C...

Center Marks 20th Summer Symposium with Re-Evaluation of the Threats of Antisemitism by Renowned Holocaust Scholar Michael Berenbaum
Jul 12, 2022

Date: Sunday, July 24, 2022Time: 7 - 9 p.m.Location: Lecture Hall 114, Belk Library and Information Commons; Virtually via ZoomDr. Michael Berenbaum, ...

Grace Waugh, a senior sustainable technology major from Chapel Hill, far left, and Summer Gee ’20, a graduate student from Wrightsville Beach, center, were part of a multidisciplinary team of App State undergraduate and graduate students that won second place in its division in the 2021–22 U.S. Department of Energy Solar District Cup. Waugh and Gee are pictured holding the trophy that the team received and with the team’s faculty adviser, Dr. Jaewon Oh, assistant professor in the Department of Sustainable T

App State students score 2nd-place divisional win in national solar competition
Jul 11, 2022

Fourteen students at Appalachian State University are part of the next generation of renewable energy innovators — according to the U.S. Department ...

An aerial view of Founders Plaza, with statues of two of App State’s co-founders, B.B. Dougherty and Lillie Shull Dougherty, and Founders Bell Pavilion.

50 years of giving: App State families change lives, build legacies
Jul 6, 2022

Appalachian State University alumni have often said that once you become part of the Mountaineer community, you never truly leave. While many share th...

Dr. Shea Tuberty, professor in App State’s Department of Biology, center, introduces electric current into Wilson Creek to stun, then capture, classify, measure and return fish specimens to the water.

App State biology interns spend summer in Wilson Creek’s ‘natural playground’
Jun 29, 2022

Catching fish, salamanders and an occasional water snake is all in a day’s work for Appalachian State University biology students Nick Campany and C...

Dr. Baker Perry, professor, Geography and Planning. Photo submitted.

Next-gen weather station installed near Everest’s summit
Jun 28, 2022

On a postcard day in 2021, Tenzing Gyalzen Sherpa crested the Balcony, a windswept rest spot high on Mount Everest’s Southeast Ridge. In front of hi...

Picture of the 2022 JHP Student Research Prize and Travel Research Grants for Israel awards ceremony. Photo submitted.

Recipients of the 2022 JHP Student Research Prize and Travel Research Grants for Israel Announced
Jun 23, 2022

At the end of another challenging academic year marked by the ongoing pandemic and a devastating war in Europe, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and ...

Elizabeth Perego, assistant professor, Department of History. Photo submitted.

National Endowment for the Humanities Provides Funds for University Research
Jun 21, 2022

Elizabeth Perego, assistant professor, Department of History has been named one recipient of funds distributed by the National Endowment for the Human...

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Levine Distinguished Professor of Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies, Department of History. Photo by University Communications.

Resisting Persecution: Jews and Their Petitions during the Holocaust
Jun 20, 2022

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Levine Distinguished Professor of Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, Department of History, has recently published a new arti...

The four App State recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for 2022–23. Pictured, from left to right, are alumna Payton Blaney ’22, of Reidsville; alumnus Henry Campbell ’21, of Winston-Salem; alumna Ilya Wang ’20, of Rockwell and Taichung, Taiwan; and alumnus Andrew Williard ’22, of Winston-Salem. Photos by Chase Reynold

4 App State alumni awarded 2022–23 Fulbrights to teach or research abroad
Jun 17, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College, announces four ...