Faculty and Staff

App State’s Fulbright scholars foster international connections despite global pandemic

App State’s Fulbright scholars foster international connections despite global pandemic
Jul 3, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Many of Appalachian State University’s 2019–20 Fulbright scholars were overseas when the COVID-19 pandemic began, requir...

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ellen Lamont

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ellen Lamont, Sociology
Jul 1, 2020

Dr. Ellen LamontAssistant Professor, Honors CoordinatorStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipientProject:“The Mating Game: Courtship ...

A plume of dust coming from the Sahara Desert to the U.S. — the largest of its kind in more than five decades — will produce unusually colorful sunrises and sunsets in the High Country. Shown here is a view from Valle Crucis of the sun setting over Beech Mountain June 25. The colors in the sunset provide a preview of the sunscapes to come this weekend, weather permitting. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State researchers to study dust plume as it settles over Boone
Jun 29, 2020

A sweeping plume of dust — traveling 5,000 miles from the Sahara Desert to the U.S. — will offer an unexpected bright spot for the High Country, a...

Jane Barghothi named vice chancellor for university advancement at Appalachian State

Jane Barghothi named vice chancellor for university advancement at Appalachian State
Jun 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Jane McIntyre Barghothi ’96 has been named Appalachian State University’s vice chancellor for university advancement. Barghothi ha...

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Beverly Moser, Languages, Literatures and Cultures

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Beverly Moser, Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Beverly MoserProfessor, Department of Languages, Literatures and CulturesStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipient Project: “The...

Dr. David Nieman publishes article on viral risks and outcomes of positive lifestyle practices that bolster immune defense

Dr. David Nieman publishes article on viral risks and outcomes of positive lifestyle practices that bolster immune defense
Jun 15, 2020

Research groups around the world have directed their scientific efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. David Nieman, Appalachian State University profe...

A passion for the environment: App State energy manager Jonathan Pierson

A passion for the environment: App State energy manager Jonathan Pierson
Jun 9, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Working and living in Alaska for a decade allowed Appalachian State University alumnus Jonathan Pierson ’06 ’08 to see how energy ...

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app
Jun 4, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known...

Dr. Harry Clark Maddux, director of and professor in Appalachian State University’s Watauga Residential College, a specialty academic program housed in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. Photo by Connie Wilson Maddux

Watagua Residential college director recognized for elevating the first-year experience at App State
May 25, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Harry Clark Maddux, professor in and director of Appalachian State University’s Watauga Residential College (WRC), has been...

The Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program supports innovative research and practice by Appalachian State University faculty and staff throughout all disciplines and program areas on campus.

2020 winners announced for Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program at App State
May 21, 2020

Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Progra...