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Dr. Shea Tuberty, professor and assistant chair in Appalachian’s Department of Biology, far left, works with biology graduate students Grant Buckner, of Burnsville, center, and Cristina Sanders, of Taylorsville, to check water samples from a creek in Durham Park on campus just before the flooding associated with Hurricane Michael took place. Photo by Marie Freeman

Responding to flood threats — prevention and planning at Appalachian
Oct 29, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Rain from recent back-to-back hurricanes put flood control measures to the test at Appalachian State University....

Aerial view of the west side of Appalachian State University's campus

Appalachian State University’s improvement and development projects approved by UNC Board of Governors
Oct 23, 2018

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors voted to approve several items this week that will solidify improvement and development plans for ...

An aerial view of Appalachian State University’s campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian named among nation’s top colleges and universities by 4 recognized national publications
Oct 8, 2018

The value of an Appalachian State University education, along with Appalachian’s academics, innovation and benefits for student veterans, has consis...

What is a forest carbon offset? According to its website, The Climate Trust defines a forest carbon offset as “a metric ton of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) — the emission of which is avoided or newly stored — that is purchased by greenhouse gas emitters to compensate for emissions occurring elsewhere.”

Appalachian Carbon Research Group awarded UNC System funding to develop accounting guidelines for forest carbon offset projects
Sep 18, 2018

Members of Appalachian State University’s Carbon Research Group (ACRG) will expand upon their multidisciplinary work through an inter-institutional ...

Students walk by a fence positioned around the site of the former College Bookstore, built in 1934, at Appalachian State Teachers College (1929–1967) after its demolition in 1967. The Education Building, built in 1925, can be seen in the background. In addition to renting and selling textbooks, the College Bookstore also provided Appalachian merchandise, supplies and refreshments, while the second floor provided space for three apartments. A snack bar was added in 1955. In 1967, the building was demolished

Celebrating 50 years — Appalachian’s growth in university status and its Class of 1968
Jun 20, 2018

In 1968, Appalachian State University officially evolved from a teachers college into a multidisciplinary state university with three undergraduate co...

Data and Assessment Specialist Jim Dees in Appalachian State University, right, shows visitors from Kurdistan, Iraq, a mobile app during a campus tour of Appalachian’s sustainability initiatives. Photo credit: Marie Freeman.

When Erbil Meets Boone: Appalachian State University Hosts Visitors From Kurdistan, Iraq
May 30, 2018

Over the last few decades, the United States’ relationship with Iraq has been tense, to say the least.But 6,000 miles away in Boone, N.C., bridges o...

Over 3,500 students receive degrees at Appalachian during commencement ceremonies, May 11-12

Over 3,500 students receive degrees at Appalachian during commencement ceremonies, May 11-12
May 18, 2018

Six commencement ceremonies were held at Appalachian State University over two days, Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12. A total of 3,229 undergradu...

doctoral program in clinical psychology

Appalachian receives approval for doctoral program in clinical psychology
Apr 4, 2018

Appalachian State University has received approval from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to establish a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D...

INTAPP

Where Do INTAPP Students Come From?
Feb 20, 2018

With students coming from different backgrounds and cultures comes an increase in diversity. INTAPP helps students at App State learn about other cult...

Appalachian tracks where its graduates go, notes high success rate

First Destination Success
Feb 15, 2018

Whether graduates seek immediate employment or an advanced degree, their experience at Appalachian State University gets them where they want to go at...