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Michaela Moon, Physics major, CAS Corps 2021-22 member. Photo submitted.

CAS Corps Feature: Michaela Moon
Apr 4, 2022

The CAS Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute opport...

The cover of “Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community” — the 2022–23 book selection of Appalachian State University’s Common Reading Program. “Junaluska” is edited by App State’s Dr. Susan E. Keefe, Professor Emerita in the Department of Anthropology, with assistance from members of the Junaluska Heritage Association. Image submitted

‘Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community’ selected for 2022–23 Common Reading Program
Apr 1, 2022

For its 25th anniversary, the Common Reading Program at Appalachian State University has named “Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Com...

Dr. Reeves Shulstad, professor in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, has received the 2022 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State’s Dr. Reeves Shulstad receives 2022 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award
Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Reeves Shulstad, professor of musicology in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, has received the 2022 University of North...

An Appalachian State University student lounges beneath a tree on Sanford Mall while reading a book. Photo by Marie Freeman

3 renowned, NC-connected authors to visit App State this spring
Mar 29, 2022

This spring, three acclaimed authors will visit Appalachian State University, in person and virtually, as part of App State’s Hughlene Bostian ...

Dr. Jonathan S. Jones, professor, Department of History, Virginia Military Institute, historian of the U.S. Civil War era and history of medicine assistant. Photo submitted.

Opium Slavery: Civil War Veterans and Opiate Addiction
Mar 25, 2022

As part of their annual “Civil War Speaker Series,” The Department of History and the College of Arts and Sciences will host Dr. Jonathan S. Jones...

Senior East Asian Studies major Asia Griffis and Dr. Kinji Ito, assistant professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Photo submitted.

Senior Receives Gold Award in National Japanese Language Competition
Mar 24, 2022

Asia Griffis, a senior East Asian Studies major from Raleigh, N.C. has recently won the Gold Award in the 2021 J.LIVE Talk competition: A national spe...

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Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies Partners with Israeli College to Launch Virtual Presentation Series on Medicine and the Holocaust
Mar 22, 2022

The history of medicine during the Holocaust is a broad, multidisciplinary field, which arouses the keen interest of many researchers worldwide. Durin...

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Southeast German Studies Consortium Workshop '22
Mar 21, 2022

In cooperation with the Southeast German Studies Consortium, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies will host the Fourteenth Southeast Ger...

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Writing For Change Visiting Writers Series
Mar 17, 2022

Writing For Change Visiting Writers SeriesDr. Wendy Hesford“Carceral Rhetorics: Race and the Politics of Recognition”Wednesday, March 23rd, 5:00-6...

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Geography and Planning series hosts Dr. Po-Yi Hung from Taiwan
Mar 16, 2022

Placing Tea: Mobility, Territory and the Agri-food Transfer between Taiwan and the Southeast Asian Highlands Thursday, March 31, 20223:30 p.m.Ran...