Grants & Research

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Aruna Weerasinghe

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Aruna Weerasinghe
Dec 6, 2022

Dr. Aruna Weerasinghe, Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Fermentation SciencesStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 20...

Dr. Sarah Carmichael

App State’s Dr. Sarah Carmichael named to The Explorers Club 50 for pushing the boundaries of exploration
Dec 2, 2022

She will share her geomicrobiology, mass extinction research Dec. 14 as part of The Explorers 50 Speaker Series...

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Marta Toran

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Marta Toran
Nov 29, 2022

Marta Toran, Lecturer, Department of Geological and Environmental SciencesStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2021Project: “A...

Initially endowed by Hughlene and Bill Frank, the College of Arts and Sciences Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund provides resources that can be used to support undergraduate, graduate and faculty experiences. The SAFE Fund provides funding for college priorities and opportunities that arise throughout the year. These unrestricted funds support student and faculty travel, publication support for faculty and student research opportunities. Learn more at: https://cas.appstate.edu/students/student-and-

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff
Nov 15, 2022

Dr. Anastacia Schulhoff, Assistant Professor, Department of SociologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2021Project: “Cultur...

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mary Kinkel

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mary Kinkel
Nov 8, 2022

Dr. Mary Kinkel, Associate Professor, Department of BiologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2021Project: “Gut Motility: Ex...

Dr. Kara Dempsey authors new book exploring geopolitics in Ireland

Dr. Kara Dempsey authors new book exploring geopolitics in Ireland
Nov 3, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Why do we have civil wars? What is national identity and how is it shaped by politics and patriotism? What peace-building methods resu...

App State faculty provided multiple presentations during the fourth annual Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian event on Oct. 21, and the university’s chancellor and provost recognized two faculty members for excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity.

2 App State faculty recognized for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Nov 2, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — App State faculty provided multiple presentations during the fourth annual Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian eve...

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kinji Ito

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kinji Ito
Nov 1, 2022

Dr. Kinji Ito, Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and CulturesStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2021Pr...

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jon Gordon

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jon Gordon
Oct 25, 2022

Dr. Jon Gordon, Assistant Professor, Department of SociologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2021Project: “Ethnographic Pr...

App State engineering physics graduate student Matthew Allen, left, and physics and astronomy professor Dr. James Sherman, two of four App State recipients of 2022–23 NASA-funded North Carolina Space Grants, are pictured inside App State’s Appalachian Atmospheric Interdisciplinary Research (AppalAIR) facilities. Photo by Chase Reynolds

4 NC Space Grants awarded to App State students, professor for aerospace and aviation research
Oct 24, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Three Appalachian State University students and a faculty member received 2022–23 NASA-funded North Carolina Space Grants to conduct...