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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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Appalachian State 2017 food summit, www.foodsumit.brwia.org

Appalachian State University & Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture to host The 2017 Food Summit
Oct 25, 2017

The 2017 Food Summit, a gathering of scholars, farmers and food lovers, is organized around the theme “Dynamic Traditions, Resourceful Communities.” The Summit will take place on Saturday, October 28 at Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union in the Parkway Ballro

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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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