App State has returned to pre-pandemic operations for the Fall 2021 semester, with safety precautions in place. There are no current plans to move in-person classes online. All students, faculty and staff should get vaccinated against COVID-19. Face coverings are required in all indoor campus locations for students, faculty, staff and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. Read the latest updates
An article authored by senior gender, women’s and sexuality major Sope Kahn and Appalachian’s Drs. Ellen Lamont and Teresa Roach “demonstrates some of the ways LGBTQ people are challenging heterosexual hookup culture” on college campuses.
How do coal-mining communities and their cultures survive once the coal industry moves on? Hansell’s book “After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales,” forthcoming from WVU Press, explores this issue.
Dr. Lynne Getz, professor of history at Appalachian, is the recipient of the Western Association of Women Historians’ Barbara “Penny” Kanner Prize for her book “Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers.”
Dr. Rachel Smith, assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, joins a group of scientists in “The Most Unknown” — a documentary film investigating questions that have fueled scientific inquiry for generations.
“Climate change, population, and poverty: vulnerability and exposure to heat stress in countries bordering the Great Lakes of Africa” — co-authored by Appalachian professor Anton Seimon — was recently published in the journal Climate Change.
E-magazine Shelf Unbound recognizes “Train Wreck Earth” among its top 100 Best Indie Books of 2018. Appalachian Professor Emeritus Dr. Harvard Ayers co-authored the novel, which addresses climate change.
“Summoning the Dead: Essays on Ron Rash” is the first book-length collection of scholarship on professor and award-winning author Ron Rash. The volume was co-edited by Appalachian professor Zack Vernon.
Appalachian sociology professors Cameron Lippard and Pavel Osinsky, along with Lon Strauss, co-authored “War: Contemporary Perspectives on Armed Conflicts around the World,” a new textbook examining interdisciplinary perspectives on war.
“The Rise of the Sharing Economy: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Collaborative Consumption,” co-authored by Pia Albinsson, marketing professor at Appalachian, and B. Yasanthi Perera, explores collaborative consumption and the rise of the ‘sharing economy.’