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Dr. Tom Whyte receives teaching award at Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting
Sep 18, 2018

Dr. Thomas Whyte received a UNC Board of Governors Campus Excellence in Teaching Award at the Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting on Sept. 7. He is the fir...

Anthropology major, Mackenzie Morgan, and USAS battle sweatshop purchases
Sep 18, 2018

Anthropology major Mackenzie Morgan and her colleagues worked tirelessly to get AppState to negotiate with Alta Gracia to bring a new line of apparel ...

Mikayla Absher presents at the Cherokee Archaeology Symposium
Sep 8, 2018

Mikayla Absher, an anthropology major, recently presented at the 8th Annual Cherokee Archaeology Symposium in Cherokee, hosted by the EBCI Tribal Hist...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith elected to Council of Chairs leadership position
Sep 8, 2018

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has been elected as the Co-Chair of the Council of Chairs at Appalachian State University. The Council of Chairs is composed...

Department welcomes a new cohort of student research assistants
Sep 4, 2018

The Department welcomes a new cohort of student research assistants. Click to learn more about them. https://anthro.appstate.edu/people/staff...

Dr. Rachel A. Horowitz joins the faculty
Aug 1, 2018

Dr. Rachel Horowitz (PhD Tulane University 2017) is joining the faculty this year as an adjunct instructor. Her areas of research include Lithic ...

Appalachian alumnae preserve history through National Park Service internships
Jun 14, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Anthropology majors Cala Castleberry ’17, of Tallahassee, Florida, and Hayley Wynn ’17, of Huntersville, aren’t afraid to get th...

Dr. Gregory Reck leaves a legacy of inspired teaching
May 10, 2018

After forty-six years, Dr. Gregory Reck is retiring from his job as a professor for Appalachian State’s Department of Anthropology.  He started...

Amanda Lago selected for a Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Scholarship in Anthropology
Apr 2, 2018

Amanda Lago has been selected for a Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Scholarship in Anthropology.These scholarships are awarded to anthropology majors who ...

Kennedy Kavanaugh selected for a Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Scholarship in Anthropology
Apr 2, 2018

Kennedy Kavanaugh has been selected for a Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Scholarship in Anthropology. These scholarships are awarded to anthropology...