cultural immersion

Cultural Immersion
Sep 19, 2017

It was a summer of moon-balance, something Iā€™d been needing for a while. For all of June and July, I lived in a cobwebby barn at the base of a narro...

fall 2017 newsletter

Wilson Scholars Newsletter: Fall 2017
Sep 13, 2017

Here is the Wilson Scholars Newsletter: Fall 2017!...

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Summer in the City I Love
Sep 6, 2017

This summer was an incredibly busy one for me. I took two online classes ā€“ Principles of Microeconomics and Washington at Work ā€“ Women, Power, and...


First-Year Wilson Scholars Hike Table Rock Mountain
Aug 30, 2017

This rigorous expedition encompasses a three day hike through the western North Carolina mountains and culminates at Table Rock in Pisgah National For...


Senior Wilson Scholar Spends Summer Fighting for Equity at D.C. Public Schools
Aug 25, 2017

Senior Wilson Scholar, Sarah Aldridge, spends her summer with the D.C. Public Schools Urban Education Leaders Internship Program....


A Whirlwind Summer
Aug 23, 2017

This past summer has been a whirlwind of many months of planning finally coming together. I took on the challenge of taking a very difficult course, O...

2017 Wilson Scholars Named

2017 Wilson Scholars Named
Jul 22, 2017

Six outstanding students have been named Wilson Scholars at Appalachian State University. The Wilson Scholars Program is the university's most prestig...

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Serve, Inspire, Change
Jul 15, 2017

This year I was  selected to be a Bank of America Student Leader, a national internship program that accepts less than 5% of its applicants and h...


A Month of Change
Jul 9, 2017

Angers, France was my second international experience, and quickly became one of the most impactful times of my life. During the month-long journey in...


To Be A Cryptographer
Jun 10, 2017

It is September 7th, 1940. The hushed whispers of large men in dark suits and the pitter patter of high-heeled women fill the corridors of a dimly lit...