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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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Open Nominations for General Education Faculty Awards 2018

Open Nominations for General Education Faculty Awards 2018
Jan 17, 2018

The General Education Office is now accepting nominations for the following awards: College News
Recipient of the 2016-17 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award is Rod (R. T.) Smith

College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award 2016-17
Oct 25, 2017

The recipient of the 2016-17 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award is Rod (R. T.) Smith. Smith graduated from Appalachian State University in ’75 with an M.A.

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Antebellum Periodicals and the Origins of White Nationalism with LSU Boyd Professor J. Gerald Kennedy at Appalachian State

Antebellum Periodicals and the Origins of White Nationalism with LSU Boyd Professor J. Gerald Kennedy
Oct 25, 2017

Dr. J. Gerald Kennedy, Boyd Professor of English at Louisiana State University, will give a free public lecture on antebellum periodicals and the origins of white nationalism on Thursday, November 16 at 6 p.m.

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Dr. Davis Hankins: Faculty Member of Distinction, College of Arts and Sciences, Assistant professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion

Dr. Davis Hankins- Assistant professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion
Oct 24, 2017

Dr. Davis Hankins studies religion from a range of personal interests: literature, art, philosophy and psychology. He attributes this resourcefulness to having received a broad liberal arts education.

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A physics and astronomy class at Appalachian State University

AIP Survey Results put Appalachian Physics & Astronomy on Top
Oct 24, 2017

The American Institute for Physics (AIP) has released their survey of enrollments and degrees among physics and astronomy departments across the United States.
Based on the latest (2016) survey:

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fficials say tourism is the main reason North Carolina's wine industry has grown in recent years.

Thanks, Tourists! NC Wine Is Now A $2B Industry
Oct 20, 2017

North Carolina viticulture has blossomed into a $2 billion industry. It's got tourism to thank for the growth.

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BMCS events

Black Mountain College Semester Events
Oct 19, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—For Appalachian State University’s Black Mountain College (BMC) Semester in spring 2018, multiple departments across the university are collaborating with area museums and other venues to host exhibits, lectures and workshops that will highlight the importance of BMC&rsqu

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Crafting Stories with Poetry and Prose, Children’s Literature Symposium

Children’s Literature Symposium
Oct 16, 2017

Belk Library and the Reich College of Education will host the 4th biennial Children’s Literature Symposium October 26-28, 2017 with authors Allan Wolf, Alan Gratz, Heather Bouwman, and storyteller Donna Washington. 

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Professor Dan Michman of Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Israel at Appalachian State

Eminent Israeli Holocaust historian and Yad Vashem Institute director to speak at Appalachian
Oct 13, 2017

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences has hosted many distinguished scholars and historians at Appalachian State University in recent years, but few – if any – have been as eminent as professor Dan Michman of Yad Vashem, The

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Peter Soulé | Department of Geography and Planning | Appalachian

Researchers link western wildfire activity to arctic warming
Oct 12, 2017

Are the devastating wildfires in California potentially linked to larger atmospheric processes related to human-caused climate change? Researchers at Appalachian State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro believe there might be a connection.

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"Early History of Appalachian State University" Exhibit Coming To D.D. Dougherty Building December 2017

"Early History of Appalachian State University"
Oct 11, 2017

"The staff of the Student Learning Center is excited to be participating in this partnership with Dr. Burn's and her graduate class members to help ring in our name change and rebranding effort with historical flair!

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