Faculty and Staff

Toad bones from the pit at the Western North Carolina site, examined by Dr. Tom Whyte, professor of anthropology at Appalachian, and student researchers in his Experimental Archaeology class. Photo submitted

The archaeologist and the headless toads: A ‘trilling’ tale from Appalachian’s Dr. Tom Whyte
Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Tom Whyte likes to dig in the dirt — and solve old mysteries while he’s at it. As a professor in Appalachian’s Department of Anthropolo...

Dr. Steve Hageman, professor, Department of Geological and Environmental Studies of Appalachian State University, recipient of the Geological Society of America Fellowship. Photo by University Communications.

Steve Hageman awarded a Geological Society of America Fellowship
Oct 29, 2019

Dr. Steve Hageman ProfessorDepartment of Geological and Environmental Studies GSA Fellowship Geological Society of America (GSA)Dr. Ste...

Dr. Holly Hirst, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Dr. Timothy Smith, Department of Anthropology recognized for excellence in teaching 2018-19. Photos by University Communications.

7 App State faculty members recognized for teaching excellence
Oct 25, 2019

Appalachian State University recognized seven faculty members for excellence in teaching during its Fall 2019 Faculty and Staff Meeting held Friday, S...

Dr. Sarah J. Greenwald, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Mathematical Sciences. She has been named among the 2020 class of Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Fellows. The AWM Fellows Program recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the support and advancement of women in the mathematical sciences. Photo submitted

Dr. Sarah J. Greenwald named among 2020 Association for Women in Mathematics Fellows
Oct 24, 2019

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) has named Dr. Sarah J. Greenwald, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Math...

CAS Faculty and Staff Award Winners 2018-19 (L to R): Amanda Howell (CFS), Marta Toran (GES), Ellen Lamont (SOC), Larry Bridges (CS), Lynn Siefferman (BIO), Craig Fischer (ENG), Misa Yamamoto (LLC), Joseph Gonzalez (IDS), Beverly Moser (LLC), Ellen Key (GJS), Lauri Miller (GES), Jill Ehnenn (ENG), Maggie Sugg (GHY) and Diane Mines (ANT). Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

CAS Faculty and Staff Awards 2018-19
Oct 24, 2019

Each year the College of Arts and Sciences hosts a luncheon to celebrate the many faculty and staff in the college and to recognize outstanding facult...

A hand placing a ballot in a box. Stock image.

Election Security Forum panel discussion: Future security in the N.C. election system
Oct 22, 2019

Friday, Nov. 1, 20193-5 p.m.Gordon Gathering Hall, Reich College of Education Building, 151 College St.This event is co-sponsored by the Dep...

Dr. René Salinas, professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and chair of the Athletics Council at Appalachian State University. Photo by University Communications.

Sports Analytics at Appalachian State
Oct 15, 2019

Dr. René Salinas, professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and chair of the Athletics Council at Appalachian State UniversityFriday,...

Josh Arford, a senior from Waynesville majoring in mathematics, right, analyzes data with his Faculty Transfer Mentor, Dr. Trina Palmer, a professor in Appalachian’s Department of Mathematical Sciences. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Faculty mentors help pave the way to success for App State transfer students
Oct 11, 2019

Students who transfer to Appalachian State University find support programs tailored to promote their success — including opportunities to connect w...

Lights illuminate the facade of the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country as the sun sets over downtown Boone. App State faculty, staff and students across the university have contributed toward the reopening of the renovated Appalachian Theatre in Boone, which will take place Monday, Oct. 14. Photo by Leslie Rostivo

Behind the scenes: App State faculty, staff and students partner with community in Appalachian Theatre project
Oct 10, 2019

After eight years of planning and construction, the restored and renovated Appalachian Theatre in downtown Boone will open Oct. 14 — and Appalachian...

Humanities Discussion book discussion

Building A Just World: A Discussion of Leigh Goodmark’s “Decrimnalizing Domestic Violence: A Balanced Policy Approach to Intimate Partner Violence”
Sep 20, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 20197 - 9 p.m.Watauga County Library - 140 Queen St, Boone, NC 28607 This event is free and open to the public.Appalachian...