Grants and Research

App State students recognized as ranking winners of nation-wide cryptanalysis competition

App State students recognized as ranking winners of nation-wide cryptanalysis competition
Jun 18, 2020

Zachary Dove, Mathematics, from Cary, N.C.Brennan Stride, Computer Science, from Apex, N.C. Lindsey Wise, Mathematics, from Simpsonville, S.C.&nb...

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Beverly Moser, Languages, Literatures and Cultures

SAFE Grant Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Beverly Moser, Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Beverly MoserProfessor, Department of Languages, Literatures and CulturesStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipient Project: “The...

Dr. David Nieman publishes article on viral risks and outcomes of positive lifestyle practices that bolster immune defense

Dr. David Nieman publishes article on viral risks and outcomes of positive lifestyle practices that bolster immune defense
Jun 15, 2020

Research groups around the world have directed their scientific efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. David Nieman, Appalachian State University profe...

A passion for the environment: App State energy manager Jonathan Pierson

A passion for the environment: App State energy manager Jonathan Pierson
Jun 9, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Working and living in Alaska for a decade allowed Appalachian State University alumnus Jonathan Pierson ’06 ’08 to see how energy ...

The Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program supports innovative research and practice by Appalachian State University faculty and staff

2020 winners announced for Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program at App State
May 21, 2020

Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Progra...

Katelyn McGinnis ’11, left, and Dr. Cynthia M. Liutkus-Pierce, a professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, hold the Appalachian State University flag at the footprint site in Tanzania. Six undergraduate students participated in research activities related to this study, for which a culminating article has been published in the journal Scientific Reports. Photo submitted

Geological and Environmental Sciences faculty publish culminating research paper on ancient human footprints found in Tanzania
May 20, 2020

Two faculty members in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences and their undergraduates have wo...

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Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences: Virtual Senior Honor Thesis Presentations
May 7, 2020

Although the Department of Geologial and Environmental Sciences may not have been in the usual Rankin Science lecture hall,  there were still gre...

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App State students offer advice in human resources for healthcare organizations during COVID-19
Apr 21, 2020

Effectively staffing hospitals is critical during the COVID-19 pandemic, and students at Appalachian State University are providing guidance and addre...

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UNC System Office grant supports ‘STEM Pathway’ at App State
Apr 2, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — During the 2019–20 academic year, new courses offered by Appalachian State University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences, ...

Counterclockwise from front: (sitting)Antonio West, Dr. Cameron Gokee, professor, Department of Anthropology, Alexandra Zacher, Matilynn Maltba, Killian Cochran, Callia Cortese, Johnny Serencsics; (tanding) Sarah Thompson, Cory Dalton and Andrew Barringer. Photo by Dr. Sarah Carmichael.

NASA Rocks App State Geological and Environmental Sciences classroom
Mar 25, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences get a unique opportunity each year to research someth...