Grants and Research

Caption: SAFE faculty recipient Dr. Sarah-Beth Hopton, associate professor and internship director, Department of English. Photo by University Communications.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah-Beth Hopton
Jun 21, 2021

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah-Beth Hopton Dr. Sarah-Beth Hopton, associate professor and internship director, Department of English Stud...

SAFE faculty recipient Dr. Jamie Yarbrough, School Psychology Program Director, Department of Psychology. Photo by University Communications.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jamie Yarbrough
Jun 14, 2021

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jamie YarbroughDr. Jamie Yarbrough, program director, Department of PsychologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund r...

This badge signifies Appalachian State University is a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for the 2020–21 academic year. App State is one of 17 schools nationwide to receive this honor. Image courtesy of Fulbright Program

App State one of 17 US schools named a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2020–21
Jun 11, 2021

Appalachian State University has been recognized as a top producing institution for Fulbright scholars and students for the 2020–21 academic year, a...

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Who's Who: STEM and Research Support Staff
Jun 9, 2021

Getting to know our Staff: STEM and Research Support StaffSteven BeckSteven Beck is a research technician at Appalachian’s North Carolina Research C...

SAFE faculty recipient Dr. Andrew Smith, associate professor, Department of Psychology. Photo by University Communications.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Andrew Smith
Jun 7, 2021

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Andrew Smith Dr. Andrew Smith, associate professor, Department of Psychology Student and Faculty Excellence (SAF...

Caroline Donaghy ’20, from Beaufort, S.C., a Chemistry - Certified Chemist major from Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Photo submitted.

Alumna Caroline Donaghy ’20 awarded competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Jun 3, 2021

Caroline Donaghy ’20, from Beaufort, S.C., a Chemistry - Certified Chemist major from Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry and F...

Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, speaks with a group of students on a 2018 research trip to the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Baker Perry inspires — and requires — students to reach new heights
Jun 2, 2021

Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, is recognized as one of the world’s top ex...

Dr. Louis B. Gallien Jr., professor in the university’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies and Honors College. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State joins Universities Studying Slavery consortium, continues its work to foster diversity and inclusion
May 27, 2021

Appalachian State University is among more than 70 higher education institutions across the nation and world that have joined the Universities Studyin...

Appalachian State University student Tatum Schwartz, a junior from Chapel Hill majoring in sociology with a concentration in families and intimate relationships. Photo submitted

Service-learning and undergrad research make the grade for student Tatum Schwartz
May 25, 2021

When Tatum Schwartz arrived at Appalachian State University she did not anticipate launching a clothing drive for migrant families or assisting in a r...

Dr. Maggie Sugg, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning. She studies climate and health. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Dr. Maggie Sugg receives NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty
May 11, 2021

Dr. Maggie Sugg, assistant professor, Department of Geography and Planning has been awarded a CAREER Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF). T...