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Appalachian State University alumna Julianna Roupas ’21, of Charlotte, earned a self-designed B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a focus in studies of integrative health sciences, as well as a minor in Spanish. She graduated summa cum laude from App State in May. Photo submitted

App State’s Julianna Roupas ’21 designed her own path to medical school
Jul 7, 2021

Julianna Roupas ’21 wrote her own ticket for her journey to medical school with a self-designed major at Appalachian State University.

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App State College of Arts and Sciences welcomes new department chairs to the Department of Anthropology, Dr. Krista Lewis; A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, Dr. Petia Bobadova and Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Dr. Cynthia M. Liutkus-Pierce. In addition, Dr. Laura Ammon, from the Department of Philosophy and Religion will become the director of Watauga Residential College.

App State’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new department chairs and director
May 6, 2021

Three new department chairs in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will begin their positions on July 1, 2021. 

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Congratulations 2020-21 GWS Frances Holland Black Scholarship recipients!
Apr 30, 2021

Join us in congratulating our 2020-2021 GWS Frances Holland Black Scholarship recipients.

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Jesse Barber, an Appalachian State University senior from Sawmills, is pursuing a self-designed B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in documentary studies in Appalachia and a minor in sustainable development. Photo by Mike Belleme

Mountaineer photographer Jesse Barber focuses on storytelling
Apr 20, 2021

World traveler, writer, photographer, volunteer and passionate environmentalist — at 28, Jesse Barber is just getting started.

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Poster for the “Promiscuous Intimacies: The Art of Shahzia Sikander” event
Poster for the online screening of MAN MADE

Online screening of Man Made
Mar 12, 2021

The Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Program and Belk Library presents an online screening of MAN MADE, directed by T Cooper, on March Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies
Poster for TransGeek screening event

Online Screening of Transgeek and Director Q&A
Feb 16, 2021

Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies presents an online screening of TRANSGEEK on 23rd February, starting at 6pm, and with D

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Appalachian State University senior Lauren Moody, of Marietta, Georgia, is the recipient of a 2020 Community Impact Student Award from North Carolina Campus Compact. Moody is pursuing an individual designed interdisciplinary studies major at App State, with a concentration in community development. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Lauren Moody: Community Impact Student Award
Dec 16, 2020

Appalachian State University senior Lauren Moody, of Marietta, Georgia, has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service — she is

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