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Appalachian awards 11 students Plemmons Scholarships for 2017-2018

Appalachian awards 11 students Plemmons Scholarships for 2017-2018
Aug 2, 2017

Eleven first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded Plemmons Leadership Scholarships. Plemmons Scholars have shown outstandin...

The Great Solar Eclipse of 2017
Jul 31, 2017

On Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will occur over the United States. Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Physics...

Jabari Moore Mint Hill, North Carolina

Meet the 2017 Wilson Scholars
Jul 12, 2017

Among the six new Wilson Scholars at Appalachian State University this year are a published author, the founder of a non-profit charity and an advocat...

Fleming Scholar Jordan Moore of Indian Trail, who plans to major in chemistry.

Appalachian awards four Fleming Scholarships for 2017-18
Jul 6, 2017

Four first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded Fleming Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year....

Appalachian’s chancellor and university representatives discuss Appalachia economic, energy and educational issues with bipartisan U.S. Senate panel in D.C.
Jun 27, 2017

ASU NEWS—Appalachian State University’s chancellor and faculty and staff representatives have a “seat at the table” for U.S. Senate-level bipa...

Energy Summit 2017

Appalachian Energy Summit "Perspectives: Policy and Practice"
Jun 21, 2017

The 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit is the sixth-annual meeting of some of the world's most brilliant minds in energy policies and practices. This uniq...

Kay Jones, a five-year volunteer with the Appalachian Foster Grandparent program, assists elementary school students with reading and math. Photo by Kathy Graham

Senior citizens find volunteer sites through Appalachian Senior Programs
May 25, 2017

Thanks to the Appalachian Senior Programs, senior citizens in the High Country are volunteering to meet the needs of their neighbors.Through the Appal...

Close to completion, this clay, foam and wire-framed aetosaur is almost ready for bronze casting. Refining the armored plating on the back – the most distinguishing characteristics of this species of aetosaur – was critical in order to create as accurate a visual as possible for the interlocking plates and spikes. Photo by Travis Donovan

Art and geology students at Appalachian collaborate to sculpt Triassic aetosaur based on a handful of pre-historic bones unearthed in North Carolina
Mar 13, 2017

Forget Jurassic Park. Appalachian State University will soon have its own Triassic Park – complete with its very own dinosaur-like creature....

Appalachian State University Partners with Southwestern Community College for $1.4 Million NASA Grant
Apr 13, 2016

BOONE - Appalachian State University, in partnership Southwestern Community College, has been awarded a $1.4 million dollar grant by NASA to fund the ...

Latest issue of the Appalachian Journal focuses on Appalachian music
Dec 10, 2015

BOONE—The Appalachian Journal has published its first special edition on Appalachian music. This double issue (vol. 42, nos. 3-4) is the largest one...