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Black Mountain College: Stepping Stone for a Liberal Arts Education
Feb 22, 2018

Black Mountain College was structured differently than most educational institutions at the time. In 1933 it was founded out of a desire for a more progressive education through the use of art, hands on learning, close student-faculty interaction and critical thought.

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Cody Rusher

Cody Rusher, Presented at the 4th Minding Animals International Conference in Mexico City
Feb 22, 2018

Cody Rusher, a second-year graduate student in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program, presented at the 4th Minding Animals International Conference in Mexico City, Mexico in January alongside his faculty mentor, Dr. Carol Kline.

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INTAPP

Where Do INTAPP Students Come From?
Feb 20, 2018

With students coming from different backgrounds and cultures comes an increase in diversity. INTAPP helps students at App State learn about other cultures and traditions.

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Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, new Director of the Environmental Science Program

Welcome to the new Environmental Sciences Director, Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce
Jan 29, 2018

The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce that after an internal search Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce has accepted the position of Director of the Environmental Science Program effective January 1st, 2018. 

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Digital Timeline goes LIVE: the Resource for Black Mountain College Semester at Appalachian
Jan 29, 2018

The Black Mountain College Semester digital timeline is organized by the Center for Appalachian Studies as a space of collaboration among researchers...

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 forest restoration and carbon emissions

With biomass energy, weighing forest restoration and carbon emissions
Jan 29, 2018

When state utility regulators held a workshop last month about increasing the use of forest biomass for power, one topic did not make it into the discussion: the emissions produced from burning small trees, branches and treetops hauled from Arizona's forests.

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 Dana Powell, author of Landscapes of Power

Q&A with Dana Powell, author of Landscapes of Power
Jan 24, 2018

Dana Powell, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, examines the rise and fall of the controversial Desert Rock Power Plant initiative in New Mexico in her new book, ...

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High Country Herbarium

High Country Herbarium: Preserving Plants & Plant Communities in the Southern Appalachians
Jan 23, 2018

Guest curated by faculty and staff in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University, High Country Herbarium: Preserving Plants and Plant Communities in the Southern Appalachians through Art and Science, is a collaborative and interdisciplinary exhibit displaying herbari

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Public film and discussion series “Blurred Boundaries: The Experience of War and Its Aftermath” announces spring offerings

Public film and discussion series “Blurred Boundaries: The Experience of War and Its Aftermath” announces spring offerings
Jan 23, 2018

“Blurred Boundaries: The Experience of War and Its Aftermath” announces its second discussion series, to take place during February, March and April 2018.

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Javiera Caballero

Durham PAC endorses Political Science Alum for open City Council seat
Jan 22, 2018

Monday night, the People’s Alliance PAC endorsed Javiera Caballero, 2000 graduate with a B.S. in Political Science, International and Comparative Politics with minors in both Sustainable Development and Women's Studies, for the appointment. 

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Small Treasons

Simon & Schuster announces the publication of Appalachian professor Mark Powell's ‘Small Treasons’
Jan 18, 2018

Simon & Schuster announces the publication of “Small Treasons,” the fifth novel by Mark Powell, assistant professor of creative writing and contemporary fiction in Appalachian's Department of English. 

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