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Majors Abigail Rubio and Evangeline Giaconia awarded grant from Clinton Global Initiative
Dec 15, 2017

Abigail Rubio and Evangeline Giaconia, anthropology majors at Appalachian State University, have been awarded a grant from the Clinton Global Initiati...

Dr. Marc Kissel and collaborators publish new paper on populations and violence
Dec 15, 2017

Violence a matter of scale, not quantity or time period, researchers showAppalachian State University’s Dr. Marc Kissel, with model skulls. Photo by...

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito and Dr. Jon Carter named CAS Humanities Fellows
Nov 23, 2017

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito and Dr. Jon Carter have both been named 2017-18 Humanities Fellows in the College of Arts & Sciences. Each year,...

Evie Giaconia, Anthropology Major and Chancellor's Scholar, highlighted for research
Nov 8, 2017

Honors senior anthropology major and Chancellor’s Scholar Evie Giaconia spent this past summer in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest conducting ethnog...

Dr. Susan Keefe and Dr. Tom Whyte help Junaluska Heritage Association commemorate Historic Black Cemetery
Oct 5, 2017

On October 2, 2017,  a celebration took place to unveil a new monument marking the historic black cemetery off of Howard Street in Boone. It capp...

Anthropology Major Autumn Melby featured in CAS Newsletter
Oct 5, 2017

Autumn Melby is featured in the Fall 2017 College of Arts & Sciences NewsletterNames of scholarships currently receiving:Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memori...

Humanities Council Symposium, "Sustaining Democracy"
Sep 22, 2017

The Department of Anthropology is helping to co-sponsor this year's Humanities Council Symposium, "Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistance, Resis...

Dr. Alice P. Wright named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine
Sep 21, 2017

Dr. Alice P. Wright has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. Dr. Wright is an anthropological archaeologist broa...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine
Sep 21, 2017

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has been named a "Faculty Member of Distinction" in Appalachian Magazine. His areas of research and teaching cover development, i...

Dr. Gregory Reck publishes new piece on climate change in Nepal
Sep 19, 2017

Dr. Gregory Reck has published a new piece on climate change with his colleague Dr. Dinesh Paudel. In it, they discuss the opinions and livelihoods of...