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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...

Caroline Noel ('13) wins NSF Fellowship for study at the University of Virginia
May 9, 2019

Appalachian State University alumnae, Caroline Noel ’13 has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellow...

Dr. Timothy J. Smith receives UNC Board of Governors Campus Excellence in Teaching Award
May 7, 2019

Dr. Timothy J. Smith has received one of the 2019-2020 UNC Board of Governors Campus Excellence in Teaching Awards. This is the second of these awards...

Anthropology major, Callie Gunzenhauser, writes from Bulgaria
Apr 19, 2019

Anthropology major, Callie Gunzenhauser, recently reported back on her experience studying abroad at American University in Bulgaria. Working with the...

Abbey Huber, Social Practice and Sustainability major
Apr 9, 2019

After taking a few classes in political science and global studies, Abbey Huber did not feel that the frameworks she had encountered in these classes ...

Patrick James, Sociocultural Anthropology major
Apr 9, 2019

As a senior studying Sociocultural Anthropology, Patrick James has realized over the course of his undergraduate studies that he wants his life’s wo...

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded Cornell University SOH Fellowship
Apr 9, 2019

Dr. Dana E. Powell has been selected for a Cornell University Society for the Humanities (SOH) Fellowship for the 2019–20 academic year [r...

Makenzie Cash, Biological Anthropology major
Apr 4, 2019

Makenzie Cash is a third-year Biological Anthropology student and notably, a primatology enthusiast. However, she first came into interest with non-hu...

Lauren Stander, Archaeology major
Apr 4, 2019

When Lauren Stander took an Introduction to Archaeology class during her first year at Appalachian, she immediately decided to become an archaeology s...