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UNC System Office grant supports ‘STEM Pathway’ at App State
Apr 2, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — During the 2019–20 academic year, new courses offered by Appalachian State University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences, ...

Counterclockwise from front: (sitting)Antonio West, Dr. Cameron Gokee, professor, Department of Anthropology, Alexandra Zacher, Matilynn Maltba, Killian Cochran, Callia Cortese, Johnny Serencsics; (tanding) Sarah Thompson, Cory Dalton and Andrew Barringer. Photo by Dr. Sarah Carmichael.

NASA Rocks App State Geological and Environmental Sciences classroom
Mar 25, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences get a unique opportunity each year to research someth...

Diana J. Nelson has been named Director of the  College of Arts and Sciences, College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH) office. Photo by University Communications.

College of Arts and Sciences Advising office announces new leadership
Mar 16, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new leadership of the College Advising and Support Services Hub (CAS...

The North Carolina map, left, and the Colorado map generated through Dr. Johnathan Sugg’s grant-funded GIS analysis show points of engagement (colleges/universities, outdoor retailers and guides, and climbing gyms) for nonprofit Protect Our Winters, which advocates for climate change policy. The maps also display metropolitan statistical area populations for each state, along with winning margins, votes and parties for the 2012, 2016 and 2018 presidential elections. Images courtesy of Johnathan Sugg

Grant-funded App State GIS analysis aids in advocating climate change policy
Mar 4, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — In this election cycle, the issue of climate change may factor into many voters’ choice of presidential candidate.Research conducted...

A heavy snowfall blankets the campus of Appalachian State University — one of five universities selected nationally to conduct rural climate resiliency research as part of AT&T’s Climate Resiliency Community Challenge. The Appalachian research team will suggest opportunities for improving access to services in rural communities. For example, expanded broadband is a critical component for overcoming obstacles created by weather cancellations. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awarded AT&T grant to examine climate change resiliency, community impact
Feb 24, 2020

 AT&T has selected Appalachian State University as one of five universities nationally to conduct research designed to help communities ...

Dr. Michael Madritch of the Department of Biology has been named associate dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Photo by Chase Reynolds.

Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes a new associate dean for 2020–21
Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Michael “Mike” Madritch has been named associate dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) effective May 1, ...

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20
Feb 19, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is the nation’s top producer of Fulbright scholars among master’s institutions in 2019–20, accordin...

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Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty Research
Feb 17, 2020

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty ResearchFriday, February 21, 2020Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 421This event is...

Sarah Beth Hopton Presents to High Country Writers

Sarah Beth Hopton Presents to High Country Writers
Feb 6, 2020

High Country Writers welcomes Sarah Beth Hopton as presenter at our meeting of Thursday, February 13th at the Watauga County Library at 10 a.m. Her to...

Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, on a study abroad in Pucarumi, Peru, at an altitude of 13,500 feet. Photo by Marie Freeman

Find Your Sustain Ability: Dr. Baker Perry
Jan 28, 2020

Host Dr. Lee F. Ball visits with climate scientist and Appalachian geography and planning professor Dr. Baker Perry. Perry shares details about his re...