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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.

Interdisciplinary Studies
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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Fall 2020 open house poster

Fall 2020 Open House
Oct 9, 2020

Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies invites interested and current students to an Open House on the 7th of October from 3pm-4pm hosted on Zoom... Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies

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GWS Major Katie Williard awarded Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship
May 4, 2020

Katie Williard, a sophomore double majoring in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies and Psychology with a minor in Animal Studies, has been... Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies

Dr. Beth Davison, Center for Academic Excellence Champion. Photo submitted.

CAE Faculty Champion spotlight: Dr. Beth Davison
Apr 1, 2020

Dr. Beth Davison  Professor & Co-Director Interdisciplinary Studies
Poster for "Redistributing Narrative Capital: Lynching, Rape and Stories of Black Peoplehood" a lecture by Dr. Shatema Threadcraft

CANCELED - Dr. Shatema Threadcraft to speak as part of University Forum Series
Mar 4, 2020

Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies presents "Redistributing Narrative Capital: Lynching, Rape and Stories of Black Peoplehood" a lecture

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Poster for the Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies recruitment event

CANCELED - Recruitment Event
Mar 4, 2020

Interested in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies? 

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Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) and Witness for Peace Southeast logos.

App State Ethnography Lab and Department of Anthropology present: "La Lucha Sigue/The Struggle Continues"
Feb 28, 2020

Indigenous Struggle to Recover Ancestral Rights and Territory in Guatemala in the Face of Forced Migration (a bilingual lecture) Events

Celeste Montoya presents "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights."
Nov 3, 2019

Dr. Celeste Montoya: "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights."

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Carceral Feminism Panel - October 21
Oct 15, 2019

Department of Sociology, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies Program, and Common Reading Program present: 

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