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Dr. Christina Verano Sornito named Fulbright Scholar for 2020
Nov 1, 2019

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Anthropology, has been awarded a 2019–20 re...

Dr. Dana Powell's Spring 2018 Honors College course featured on USC/Shoah Foundation website
Oct 31, 2019

Dr. Dana Powell's Spring 2018 Honors College course, "Native American/Indigenous Studies," has been featured on the USC/Shoah Foundation's website as ...

Dr. Thomas R. Whyte featured in Appalachian Today for toad research
Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Tom Whyte likes to dig in the dirt — and solve old mysteries while he’s at it. As a professor in Appalachian’s Department of Anthropolo...

Dr. Diane P. Mines wins Richard N. Henson Outstanding Advisor Award
Oct 27, 2019

Dr. Diane P. Mines was selected for the College of Arts and Sciences' Richard N. Henson Outstanding Advisor Award for 2018-2019. About the Depart...

Dr. Alice P. Wright publishes new book on the archaeology of Appalachia
Oct 24, 2019

Dr. Alice P. Wright has published a new book with the University of Alabama Press, Garden Creek: The Archaeology of Interaction in Middle Woodland App...

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug is contributor to new article on archaeology and the anthropocene
Aug 30, 2019

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug is a contributor and co-author of a new article on humans and the anthropocene published in Science. You may read the original ...

Dr. Gregory Reck publishes piece on Everest tragedy and climate change
Jun 26, 2019

Dr. Gregory Reck and his colleague from the Department of Sustainable Development, Dr. Dinesh Paudel, have published a piece on the Everest tragedy an...

Makenzie Cash is named recipient of the inaugural Callegari Scholarship
Jun 26, 2019

Makenzie Cash has been named the recipient of the inaugural Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship for Gender Diversity in Animal Studies at Appalach...

Dr. Cameron Gokee awarded NSF grant to conduct research in Bandafassi
May 24, 2019

Dr. Cameron Gokee awarded NSF grant to conduct archaeological research in Bandafassi — a West African ‘shatter zone’ Edited by Jessica...

Dr. Susan Lappan featured in UNC System release on Fulbright awards
May 13, 2019

Dr. Susan Lappan spent much of last year in Malaysia. In the mornings, the gibbons—small Asian apes hidden in the treetops—would serenade her with...