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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...

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito participates in performance event at Black Mountain College
Apr 2, 2019

Saturday, March 30, 20193 - 10 p.m.Camp Rockmount in Black Mountain, N.C.About this EventThe {Re}HAPPENING is a one-day event at the histori...

Dr. Dana Powell wins Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Grant
Mar 24, 2019

The Environmental Justice and Climate Action in North Carolina project addresses climate justice and the relationship between environmental ...

Dr. Cameron Gokee receives 2016-18 Best Book Award from SAfA
Feb 28, 2019

Dr. Cameron D. Gokee, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology has been awarded the 2016-18 Book Prize from the Committee of the Society of Afr...

NPR features story on alum Sarah Stacke's ('02) new book on the U.S. South
Dec 29, 2018

Sarah Stacke (anthropology alumna, '02) has released a new book, Photos Day or Night: The Archive of Hugh Mangum, that is featured in a rece...

Dr. Jon Carter provides analysis on the Honduran caravan
Dec 12, 2018

Dr. Jon Carter provides analysis on the Honduran caravan in new interview with La Voce di New York."The June 2009 coup against president Manuel Zelaya...

Anthropology Faculty honored at College of Arts & Sciences Awards Ceremony
Oct 26, 2018

On October 24, 2018, Dr. Alice P. Wright was announced as the winner of the William C. Strickland Outstanding Junior Faculty of the Year Award for the...

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 ...