Faculty and Staff

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Anthropology Brown Bag: "The Case of Callahan Creek"
Apr 5, 2019

"The Case of Callahan Creek: Combating Audit Culture in the Coal Industry with Citizen Science"with Dr. Julie Shepherd-Powell, Visiting Assistant Prof...

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Shout out to the Department of Computer Science
Apr 3, 2019

Three new papers published in the Department of Computer Science:"BeePhon: A Web-Application for Beehive Audio Exploration" Published by Computer...

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Winners announced for 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program
Apr 1, 2019

Six winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program. The...

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Faculty Author Spotlight with Sociologist Dr. Cameron Lippard and Historian Dr. Bruce Stewart
Mar 26, 2019

Modern Moonshine: The Revival of White Whiskey in the Twenty-First CenturyDr. Cameron D. Lippard, Department of Sociology and Dr. Bruce E. Stewart, De...

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Once a picky eater, always a picky eater?
Mar 25, 2019

Is picky eating more than an acknowledged childhood phase?Research by Appalachian State University alumnus Jordan Ellis ’15, Dr. Amy Galloway, profe...

Dr. Baker Perry, graduate program director and professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, works at the weather station he installed on the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. The station sends data directly to his lab in Boone. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Baker Perry — 'cornerstone of research’ in Appalachia and the Andes
Mar 21, 2019

Dr. Baker Perry ’98, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, is the great-great-grandson of D.D. Dougher...

Beekeeper Dr. James Wilkes ’87, chair of Appalachian’s Department of Computer Science, manages 100 bee colonies on his family farm. His scholarly research, conducted in part with Dr. Joe Cazier and Dr. Ed Hassler, includes tracking and analyzing beekeeping management practices. Photo submitted

Biology Seminar Series hosts Computer Science Faculty and Beekeeper James Wilkes
Mar 18, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 20194 p.m.Rankin Science West, Room 183Dr. James Wilkes of the Department of Computer Science, will be presenting a talk titled, ...

On top of the Quelccaya Ice Cap, junior geography major Cole Barrow, bottom right, relays measurements from a snow pit to senior geography major Michael Godwin, far left, and John Howarth, who played a supporting role during the expedition. Photo by Marie Freeman

Climbing into thin air for climate research
Mar 18, 2019

Education abroad takes Appalachian State University students all over the world to experience art, different cultures and fresh perspectives....

Dr. Ozzie Ostwalt, Professor of Philosophy and Religion on the set of his AppTV program, “Religion in Life

AppTV show “Religion in Life” wins prestigious Religion Communicators Council Wilbur Award
Mar 14, 2019

“Religion in Life,” a television show hosted by Dr. Ozzie Ostwalt, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University, has ...

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Faculty Author Spotlight with Tom Hansell, Appalachian Studies
Mar 13, 2019

After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and WalesTom Hansell - Center for Appalachian StudiesThursday, March 21, 20196 p.m.Reich College of Educ...