The National Science Foundation, through a major research instrumentation program grant, awarded the College of Arts and Sciences’ Dewel Microscopy Facility at Appalachian State University $562,842 for a new scanning electron microscope (SEM).
Appalachian State University has received high honors in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings for its academics, value, innovation and other factors. Appalachian has placed among the top 15 public and private southern universities since the rankings were first published in 1986.
Appalachian State University has earned the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s highest “green light” rating for protecting student and faculty free speech, a distinction held by only 35 institutions nationwide.
The symposium theme is “Advancing the Leader Within: Building Capacity.” Keynote speakers are Dr. Jane K. Fernandes, president of Guilford College, and Dr. Sharon L. Contreras, superintendent of Guilford County Schools.
Proceeds benefit the Recreation Management Scholarship Endowment of the recreation management program in the Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University. The race will begin at Clawson-Burnley Mayors Parks taking runners and walkers through the beautiful Boone Greenway.
Klaus Becker, the honorary consul of the Federal Republic of Germany for North Carolina, will discuss the German federal elections and the rise of the right-wing and anti-semitic party Alternative for Germany.
Prof. Till van Rahden, who holds the Canada Research Chair in German and European Studies at the Université de Montréal, works on European history, including Jewish history, since the Enlightenment and is interested in the tension between the elusive promise of democratic equality and the recurrent presence of diversity and moral conflicts. His lecture is part of the programming for the "Jewish Life in Germany Today" exhibition that is currently on display at Plemmons Student Union.
Hundreds of thousands of Turkish cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they’ve wandered in and out of people’s lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Part of the Sustainability Film Series.
The goal of the Humanities Council Symposium Fall 2017 is to promote a dialogue that explores the various meanings of democracy and the experiences of multiple populations. Speakers will be Dr. Abram Van Engen, Dr. George D. Pappas and Dr. Timothy Snyder.