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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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Carbon research

Appalachian Carbon Research Group (ACRG) Hosts Successful Forest Offset Workshop
Nov 30, 2017

 The Appalachian Carbon Research Group at ASU is an interdisciplinary and collaborative group of students, staff, and faculty, who are studying carbon dioxide emissions, carbon accounting, and carbon offset possibilities.

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Cole Edwards, assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, was part of a team that linked oxygen increases to biodiversity growth between 445 and 485 million years ago. Photo submitted

Appalachian researcher helps link oxygen increase to biodiversity growth
Nov 27, 2017

Oxygen has provided a breath of fresh air to the study of the Earth’s evolution some 400-plus million years ago.

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Maheder Yohannes

Accounting major earns U.S. citizenship, gives back to Ethiopia
Nov 22, 2017

Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Maheder Yohannes is a first-generation college student majoring in accounting at Appalachian State University.

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Appalachian State University graduate student Judson MacDonald ’17 attends March for Equality, his first pride march, in Santiago, Chile in May 2016. MacDonald said he values transparency with his students and colleagues.

Appalachian education student aspires to teach lessons in individuality
Nov 21, 2017

Judson MacDonald ’17 wanted to be a teacher ever since he walked into his kindergarten career day in one of his father’s oversized business shirts, but he wasn’t sure there was a place for him in education.

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Sarah Freeman -Thibault

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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Abraham Howell, sophomore, Charlotte, N.C.

Abraham Howell: Getting involved, trying new things
Nov 13, 2017

Applying to Appalachian State University seemed “a smart choice” to Abraham Howell of Charlotte. Now a sophomore who is excelling both academically and socially, Howell said he’s glad he did.

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Dr. Nancy S. Love Professor, political science Department of Government and Justice Studies

2017 Award for Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance: Dr. Nancy S. Love
Nov 10, 2017

The Appalachian chapter described Dr. Love as a “tireless proponent of academic freedom issues.”

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Ten Computer Science students from Appalachian presented at SNCURS 2017

Computer Science students present at SNCURCS 2017
Nov 10, 2017

Ten students from Appalachin's Computer Science Department presented their research at State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium(SNCURS) 2017 at Campbell University in early November.

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