Javiera Caballero

Durham PAC endorses Political Science Alum for open City Council seat
Jan 22, 2018

Monday night, the People’s Alliance PAC endorsed Javiera Caballero, 2000 graduate with a B.S. in Political Science, International and Comparati...

L to R: BRES teacher and curriculum coach Tania Rollins, Appalachian STEM faculty Dr. Jamie Levine, Geology; Dr. Tonya Coffey, Physics; Dr. Dana Powell, Anthropology; Dr. Michael Madritch, Biology; Dr. Bob Swarthout, Chemistry and Environmental Science. Not pictured: Dr. Saskia van de Gevel, Geography & Planning; and Dr. Gypsy Price, Anthropology.

Appalachian faculty, students and alumni providing outreach in STEAM to community grade school
Jan 10, 2018

Six faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences in mid-November judged Science Fair projects completed by fourth, fifth and sixth graders at...

Long, center, and his wife, Amanda “Mandi” Long with their sons, Jonah, far left, and Isaac in front of the United States Capitol building. Photo courtesy of Long

Appalachian alumnus Brock Long leads FEMA’s mission of support
Dec 19, 2017

Appalachian State University alumnus William Brockmann “Brock” Long ’97 ’99, a native of Newton, North Carolina, serves as the administrator f...

Appalachian State University graduate student Judson MacDonald ’17 attends March for Equality, his first pride march, in Santiago, Chile in May 2016. MacDonald said he values transparency with his students and colleagues.

Appalachian education student aspires to teach lessons in individuality
Nov 21, 2017

Judson MacDonald ’17 wanted to be a teacher ever since he walked into his kindergarten career day in one of his father’s oversized business shirts...

Carson Rich, a 2017 graduate of Appalachian State University, is one of four Presidential Scholars working for UNC General Administration in Chapel Hill. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian’s Carson Rich ‘17 appointed UNC General Administration Presidential Scholar
Aug 3, 2017

Carson Rich, a 2017 graduate of Appalachian State University, is one of four recent University of North Carolina system graduates selected to serve Un...

Matt and Laura Parker, 2000 graduates of Appalachian State University, run The Exodus Road, a nonprofit that helps find and free slaves. Photo by Ariel Oliver

Thwarting Human Traffickers
Jul 24, 2017

About a year ago, a nightmarish text flashed on the screen of Matt Parker’s smartphone.“Please help me,” the message read. “I’ve been traffi...

Brad Bergman, head brewer at Petoskey Brewing Company, discusses the use of his bachelors of science degree in chemistry in his brewing process on Thursday, June 22

Brad Bergman: Background of a brewing chemist
Jun 26, 2017

PETOSKEY — To stand out, breweries are bringing in the big leagues to push their flavors over the competition.Locally, Petoskey Brewing’s head bre...

Student Ryan Hellenbrand and two-time alumna Megan Holt-Smith have each received a 2017 Fulbright award.

One student and one alum from Appalachian named Fulbright Scholars
May 23, 2017

The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) at Appalachian State University has announced that student Ryan Hellenbrand of Boone and ...

Stephanie Stegemoller, left, and Caitlynne Garland sort books Thursday, April 20, 2017. They will open Dog-Eared Books on Atlantic Avenue in Raleigh on April 29. Madison Iszler

Independent bookstores find an unlikely boost: the internet
May 8, 2017

Two Raleigh women are opening a bookstore this month, confident the appeal of printed words will persist in a digital society. ...

Carolyn Kitchens, Appstate Alumni at Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia

The Chemistry of Life
Apr 28, 2017

CAROLYN KITCHENS has a humble approach to help students “get” science.By: The Bethany Today, Spring 2017 issue - Faculty Profile - Appalachian Sta...