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Top left, clockwise: Dr. Tammy Wahpeconiah, Interim Chair, Department of English; Dr. Rose Mary Webb, Chair, Dr. Wiley F. Smith Department of Psychology; Dr. Cameron Lippard, Interim Chair, Department of Sociology and Dr. Jennifer L. Burris, Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Announcing New Department Chairs in the College of Arts and Sciences
Apr 26, 2018

Announcing New Department Chairs in the College of Arts and Sciences

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Master Brewers Association publishes Fermentation Sciences Undergraduate research

Master Brewers Association publishes Fermentation Sciences Undergraduate research
Apr 25, 2018

Master Brewers Association publishes Fermentation Sciences Undergraduate research

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 Dean Neva J. Specht, Brooke Hester (Physics and Astronomy), Jennifer Cecile (Chemistry), Andy Heckert (Geological and Environmental Sciences), Rahman Tashakkori (Computer Science), Cindy Norris (Computer Science), Dr. Dru Henson (Dean's Office), Katrina Palmer (Mathematical Sciences), Mitch Parry (Computer Science), Jennifer McGee (Curriculum & Instruction).

Cross-Disciplinary Team of Faculty Receive Million Dollar NSF S-STEM Grant
Apr 25, 2018

A National Science Foundation (NSF) funded scholarship program at Appalachian State University is helping address the nation’s shortage in STEM graduates and workers.

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Black Mountain College Semester 2018 at Appalachian State University presents “Theater Piece #1 Revisited: A Happening”

“Theatre Piece #1 Revisited: A Happening” A Celebration of the Original 1952 Happening
Mar 26, 2018

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University invites the community to experience “Theater Piece #1 Revisited: A Happening” in conjunction with the First Friday Downtown Boone Art Crawl on April 6. The galleries will be open until 9 p.m.

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Novelist and essayist Calvin Baker visits Appalachian

Novelist and essayist Calvin Baker visits Appalachian
Mar 26, 2018

Novelist, essayist and editor Calvin Baker will give a reading and present a craft talk as part of the spring 2018 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University.

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Geodesic Dome Building in the College of Education

Geodesic Dome Building in the College of Education
Mar 24, 2018

A short video of community geodesic dome building

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Dr. Zach Vernon, assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of English, is co-editor of “Summoning the Dead: Essays on Ron Rash,” a book-length collection of scholarship on award-winning author Ron Rash. Photos submitted

Appalachian’s Zach Vernon co-edits new collection of essays on Ron Rash
Mar 23, 2018

Dr. Zack Vernon, assistant professor in the Department of English at Appalachian State University, is co-editor of “Summoning the Dead: Essays on Ron Rash” — the first book-length collection of scholarship on award-winning author Ron Rash. 

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Climate Justice Month—April 2018
Mar 22, 2018

Climate change is perhaps the most challenging global issue that humanity will face for generations to come.

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Dr. Lauren Woods Lecturer, Department of Chemistry

American Chemical Society Outreach Volunteer of the Year Award
Mar 22, 2018

Dr. Lauren Gray Woods is a volunteer advisor for the Appalachian State University Appalachian Chemical Society, founded in 1977.

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Dr. Shawn Bergman, Department of Psychology

Bergman named director of the Walker College of Business professional education program
Mar 22, 2018

Dr. Shawn Bergman, Department of Psychology,  has been named director of the Walker College of Business Professional Education Program at Appalachian State University.

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Department of Computer Science staff member and students pictured left to right: Michael Dougherty (coach), students Dylan Beasley, Jackson Sippe and Andrew Thorp

Tracer Fire Cybersecurity Workshop
Mar 21, 2018

A team of three Computer Science students coached by Michael Dougherty, a staff member and graduate of the Department, attended a two day Tracer Fire cybersecurity workshop and contest at North Carolina A&T. 

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Mark Bray

"Antifa: The History and Theory of Antifascist Resistance"
Mar 21, 2018

Mark Bray is a historian of human rights, terrorism and political radicalism in Modern Europe at Dartmouth College.

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