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Sabeth Jackson

Hormonally Active Phytochemicals and Vertebrate Evolution

  In Summer 2015, the Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies funded a trip for Rick Wright, Carolyn Hoagland, Mark Presler, and Thea Edwards to go to Yale to learn about the Yale Farm and Sustainable Food Program.  From that trip, they generated… Continue Reading →

Outcomes from 2014-15 grant awards

We are delighted to share some of the outcomes reported by our grant recipients. For a full listing of grant awards from 2014-15 visit this page. Robert E. Bachman, Professor and Chair of Chemistry, was awarded funds to develop a… Continue Reading →

The Story of Coal in Appalachia

Part I: The Unheard Story of Appalachia’s Coal Part II: How Coal’s Decline Devastated Appalachia Part III: The People Who Are Bringing Back Appalachia Videos made by the YouTube channel AJ+,  a global news community for the connected generation. They highlight human… Continue Reading →

Spatial Humanities: A Conversation with Richard Apgar and Margo Shea

Please join Margo and Richard as they discuss the spatial humanities, including its origins, methodologies, teaching affordances and possibilities for their research and yours. They will share resources and discuss the ways they’ve begun to incorporate spatial humanities theory and… Continue Reading →

From the Hills of Harlan

Check out this charming story about Robert Gipe, director of the Appalachian Program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. He works with students and the greater to community to elevate oral history and personal experiences to build a sense of… Continue Reading →

100 days in Appalachia

We’re excited to share and follow the new site 100 days in Appalachia and hope that you will too. This project will be taking a look at this region and what it can teach us about the broader social, economic, and… Continue Reading →

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