During Appalachian State University’s 2016 Homecoming celebration, alumni and families joined students, faculty and staff for a weeklong celebration. Pooja Adial, a senior cellular/molecular biology major, was named the inaugural “Top of the Rock” recipient.
Susan M. Branch ’99 of Charlotte was awarded the university’s Young Alumni Award; the Outstanding Service Award was presented to D. Kenan Smith ’84 and E. Hayes Smith ’82 of Salisbury; and James M. Deal Jr. ’71 of Boone was granted the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, an associate professor in the Department of Geology, has recently published research around the age and formation of the largest assemblage of Homo sapiens footprints discovered to date, in the shadow of the Ol Doinyo L’engai volcano in Tanzania.
“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.
Hosted by the AppalFRESH (Appalachian Food Research for Equity, Sustainability and Health) Collaborative, and presented as part of Sustainable Food Week, this forum will serve as a platform to share food research and outreach work and identify and connect with opportunities to collaborate.
This workshop with graphic novelist Carol Tyler is about getting to the story within. The end result will be a graphics-based narrative that can proudly represent the experience of the Veteran for generations.