Grants and Research

Anthropology major Connor Elliott. photo submitted.

Anthropology major participates in REU project in Ethiopia
Mar 11, 2020

Connor Elliott, anthropology major (concentration in biological anthropology), had the opportunity to conduct research in Ethiopia over the 2019-2020 ...

A heavy snowfall blankets the campus of Appalachian State University — one of five universities selected nationally to conduct rural climate resiliency research as part of AT&T’s Climate Resiliency Community Challenge. The Appalachian research team will suggest opportunities for improving access to services in rural communities. For example, expanded broadband is a critical component for overcoming obstacles created by weather cancellations. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awarded AT&T grant to examine climate change resiliency, community impact
Feb 24, 2020

 AT&T has selected Appalachian State University as one of five universities nationally to conduct research designed to help communities ...

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty Research poster image.

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty Research
Feb 17, 2020

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty ResearchFriday, February 21, 2020Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 421This event is...

23rd Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors

23rd Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors Abstract Submissions
Feb 10, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 20209 a.m.- 4 p.m. Plemmons Student Union, 4th floorThe Office of Student Research invites both graduate and undergraduate student...

ASU current English department graduate student and author Thom Young. Photo Submitted.

University Bookstore Student Author Spotlight: Thom Young
Jan 16, 2020

 Author Thom Young shares his recently published book, "Bespoke."Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5 p.m. Beacon Heights, Room 417Plemmons Student...

Katelin Smith on the campus of Duke University for the SNCURCS conference (2019). Photo submitted.

Katelin Smith Presents at the 15th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium
Dec 17, 2019

On Saturday, November 23, Katelin Smith, a junior at Appalachian State University majoring in Sociology with a concentration in social inequalities, g...

Dr. Kurt Michael, a licensed psychologist and the Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Appalachian State University’s Dr. Wiley F. Smith Department of Psychology. Photo by University Communications.

$2.5M grant supports App State’s continued provision of mental health training and services in rural NC
Dec 10, 2019

Dr. Kurt Michael, a licensed psychologist and the Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Appalachian State University’s ...

Dr. Dana E. Powell, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Anthropology, is the recipient of $5,000 in grant funding from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for her project “States of Matter: Water’s Sovereignties and Subjectivities in the Navajo Nation.” Photo submitted.

American Council of Learned Societies funds App State anthropological research of Navajo Nation
Dec 5, 2019

Dr. Dana E. Powell, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Anthropology, is the recipient of $5,000 in grant fundi...

Appalachian senior Anna Biache at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she presented research on Latina deportation trends at the 2019 conference of the Association of Humanist Sociology. Biache, of Alexandria, Virginia, is majoring in sociology. Photo submitted

App State student presents Latina deportation research at national conference
Dec 3, 2019

An investigation of 2015–18 United States Border Patrol data performed by Appalachian State University senior Anna Biache, in collaboration with uni...

Christmas Tree Workers in North Carolina

Dr. Cameron Lippard Talks with the American Sociological Association about Latino Immigrants in Western North Carolina
Nov 25, 2019

Dr. Cameron Lippard was recently featured in a public information video created by the American Sociological Association (ASA). This vi...