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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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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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Razan Farhan Alaqil speaks at the MiSK-UNDP Youth Forum 2017, held in September in New York City. Photo submitted

Razan Farhan Alaqil: Representing Saudi youth on the world stage
Nov 9, 2017

Political science major Razan Farhan Alaqil is originally from Saudi Arabia and has been the Saudi youth representative to the United Nations.

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Honors senior anthropology major, Evie Giaconia, Conducts Thesis in the Ecuadorian Rainforest

Evie Giaconia Conducts Thesis in the Ecuadorian Rainforest
Nov 8, 2017

Honors senior anthropology major and Chancellor’s Scholar Evie Giaconia spent this past summer in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest conducting ethnographic research for her Honors thesis.

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The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) campus index for 2017

AASHE: Appalachian Rankings in the Sustainability Campus Index
Nov 8, 2017

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) campus index for 2017 was released. The Sustainable Campus Index recognizes top-performing colleges and universities overall by institution type and in 17 sustainability impact areas, as measured by the S

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Appalachian ACT Students at Farm Cafe: A community of ‘doers’

A community of ‘doers’
Nov 2, 2017

The Appalachian Community pulls together to address food insecurity in the High Country

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4th Annual Appalachian Safety Summit Announced for 2018

4th Annual Appalachian Safety Summit Announced for 2018
Nov 1, 2017

The 4th Annual Appalachian Safety Summit will be occurring in Boone, N.C. on May 1-2, 2018. Previously, the summit has educated and informed safety employees, teams and managers about the latest research in behavioral safety approaches to safety culture change.

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Evan Montpellier

Geography major finds adventure and stories in the field
Oct 31, 2017

Digging a snowpit, setting up tents or strapping bags on horses high in the Andes is a long way from day-to-day life in Greensboro. 

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Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series

Poet Vivian Shipley to conclude Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series
Oct 31, 2017

The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University will conclude with two presentations by Vivian Shipley, a poet, critic and award-winning teacher. Shipley will present a craft talk on “The Poetry of Witness” and will read from her work.

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Archie - Gorgetosuchus pekinensus - Aetosaur: a collaborative sculpture project between the Art and Geological and Environmental Sciences departments of Appalachian State University

Workshop and Exhibition Opening for Archie
Oct 27, 2017

Archie - Gorgetosuchus pekinensus - Aetosaur Two upcoming events in the process of bringing Archie to life!
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Celebrating the Birth of Appalachian Studies

Appalachian Online: Celebrating the Birth of Appalachian Studies
Oct 26, 2017

You are invited to attend the Appalachian Online: Celebrating the Birth of Appalachian Studies event, which will feature a panel discussion on our most recent digitized collections followed by a reception.

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College of Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards 2016-2017, Appstate

College Faculty & Staff Awards 2016-17
Oct 25, 2017

Congratulations to all the CAS faculty and staff members nominated this year and to these winners:

Richard N. Henson Outstanding Advisor Award
Matt C. Estep, Biology

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