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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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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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Carson Rich, a 2017 graduate of Appalachian State University, is one of four Presidential Scholars working for UNC General Administration in Chapel Hill. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian’s Carson Rich ‘17 appointed UNC General Administration Presidential Scholar
Aug 3, 2017

Carson Rich, a 2017 graduate of Appalachian State University, is one of four recent University of North Carolina system graduates selected to serve University of North Carolina General Administration (GA) as a Presidential Scholar.

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