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Dr. Christine Hendren, director of Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics and professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences. Photo submitted

Hendren named director of App State Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics
Oct 6, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — After a national search, Dr. Christine Ogilvie Hendren has been named director of Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics (RIEEE). Hendren, who began her new position Aug.

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Jakobe Bussey. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

At Appalachian, you can do anything you put your mind to
Sep 29, 2020

Jakobe Bussey, a sophomore from Raleigh, North Carolina, is a member of Watauga Residential College, the Honors College and the Finance Club at Appalachian State...

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Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian

App State hosts virtual celebration of research and creative activity, honors two faculty members
Sep 28, 2020

The Appalachian State University Community had a virtual front row seat to a wide-ranging selection of faculty research and creative activity through the second annual Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian event, S

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Pictured, from left to right, are the members of Appalachian State University’s ADVANCE APPALACHIAN team: Dr. Jennifer Burris, professor in and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy; Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, chair of and professor in the A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences; Dr. Willie C. Fleming, App State’s chief diversity officer; Dr. Brooke Hester, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy; and Dr. Andrew Bellemer, associate professor in the Depa

App State awarded nearly $1M grant to ADVANCE APPALACHIAN women in STEM academic careers
Sep 23, 2020

Appalachian State University has been awarded nearly $1 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement ADVANCE APPALACHIAN — a program designed to promote gender equity in STEM fields at App State, with an empha

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Barry Goldwater Scholarships graphic

Scholarship Opportunity for Student Researchers in STEM Fields
Sep 10, 2020

Barry Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduates of junior and senior standing who are studying mathematics, natural sciences or engineering and who intend to pursue a research career.

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Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, rings Appalachian State University’s Founders Bell during the university's Founders Day celebration, Sept. 3. Perry was inducted into the 2020 class of Appalachian’s Bell Ringers Society. Photo by Marie Freeman

The tradition continues — App State celebrates a hybrid Founders Day
Sep 10, 2020

An appropriate smattering of people — safely distanced and sporting a variety of colorful and App State black and gold face coverings — gathered at Founders Plaza Thursday, Sept. 3, for the third annual Appalachian State University Founders Day celebration.

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Appalachian State University alumnus Kameron L. Radford ’08, band director at Stuart W. Cramer High School in Cramerton. Radford is among 216 music educators recognized nationally as quarterfinalists for the 2021 Grammy Music Educator Award. Photo submitted

A career high note — 2 App State alumni nominated for 2021 Music Educator Award
Aug 13, 2020

Of the 2,000 nominations submitted for the eighth annual 2021 Music Educator Award, two Appalachian State University alumni have been named award quarterfinalists.

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2020-21 Truman Capote Literary Trust Creative Writing Scholarship winner, judge and runner-up. Left to right: Victoria Goff (photo submitted), author Jacinta White (photo submitted) and Jay Phillips (photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette).

Truman Capote Literary Trust Creative Writing Scholarship 2020-21 Winners Announced
Aug 11, 2020

Students Jay Phillips and Victoria Goff, were recognized for their achievements in poetry as the 2020-21 Truman Capote Literary Trust Creative Writing Scholarship winner and runner-up.

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The 2021 Gilman Scholars: Senior Victoria Anderson, Senior Ciara Sailar, Sophomore Jemiah Williams, Senior Michael Gaines, Junior Stephany Garcia Henao and Junior Makayla Nordine. Photos submitted.

App State students awarded record number of Gilman Scholarships for 2021 study abroad
Aug 10, 2020

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces a record six Appalachian students have been awarded the U.S.

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