Faculty and Staff

Faculty restructure biology curriculum for science and non-science majors
Apr 21, 2015

BOONE—Changes to modernize the biology curriculum and address a variety of learners has resulted in a restructuring of the four-year biology curricu...

Faculty research gains national attention
Apr 14, 2015

Faculty members Marian Williams and Jeff Holcomb, both of the Department of Government and Justice Studies, conducted a study on asset forfeiture to b...

Trapped in Guyland?
Apr 13, 2015

In 1960, by the age of 30 almost 70% of American men had left home, completed their educations, found a partner and started work. By comparison, today...

Appalachian professors honored for excellence in teaching
Apr 8, 2015

BOONE—Six professors at Appalachian State University have been honored for their teaching.As runner up to a UNC Board of Governors Award for Teachin...

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Faculty members at Appalachian granted tenure and promotion
Apr 3, 2015

BOONE—The following faculty members at Appalachian State University have been promoted to associate professor and granted tenure by the university...

Jennifer Burris with students

Burris honored by UNC Board of Governors for teaching excellence
Mar 26, 2015

BOONE—Teaching is one of Jennifer Burris’ passions, and that passion has been recognized by the UNC Board of Governors.Burris, an associate profes...

Ray Russell

Ray Russell: The Internet’s Ray of Sunshine
Mar 23, 2015

Department of Computer Science faculty member and local weatherman Ray Russell is featured on Capitalatplay.com, where he discusses his extensive...

Geography's site to be included in the World Meteorological Organization CryoNet's pre-operational testing phase
Feb 26, 2015

The Quelccaya Icecap site where Perry Baker is conducting research has been selected as one of two U.S.- supported sites to be included in t...

Andrew Heckert of Appalachian State University discovered fossils dating back to 230 million years and helped name the species Gorgetosuchus Pekinensis. Jordan Kimbrell | The Appalachian

Triassic crocodile discovered by ASU professor
Feb 16, 2015

After more than a decade of studying numerous fossils with a focus on the Late Triassic Period, Appalachian State University professor Andrew Heckert&...