Grants and Research

UNC Asheville, Appalachian State Partner as Part of NSF-Funded Study of plant life

Oct 3, 2017

There are those who would say that the Southern Appalachian region is the most beautiful area in the country. In order to preserve that beauty, the de...

Appalachian Students in Angers, France

Summer research Internship Opportunities in Angers, France
Sep 5, 2017

Learn more about summer research internship opportunities in France on Friday, September 15 at 4 p.m. in Garwood Hall room 150.  An information s...

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug

Dr. Schug awarded Wenner Gren funding for bioarchaeological research in India
Aug 17, 2017

Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug, Professor of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, received a research award from the Wenner Gren Foundation to conduc...

UNC System

Aug 8, 2017

UNC System institutions recieve NEA funding to further arts studies. Appalachian State University is receiving two NEA grants for the univer...

Saving the Bees

Saving the bees
Jul 19, 2017

Appalachian student and faculty researchers seek to recover declining honeybee population. Consider this fact from the U.S. Department of Ag...

Presenting a check to Appalachian State University from the North Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is Betsy Rhodes, second from left. With her are, from left, Appalachian’s Dr. Chris Hogan, director of Counseling and Psychological Services, psychologist Dr. Denise Lovin and psychology professor Dr. Kurt Michael. Since the check presentation Dec. 6, the organization has provided an additional gift bringing its support for suicide prevention training at Appalachian to

Appalachian secures funding for community-wide suicide prevention training
Jan 24, 2017

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has awarded $19,150 for training in an innovative suicide preventi...

In Spring 2016, Alice Wright led her class titled Archaeology of the Native South on a fieldtrip to Morganton, where they visited ongoing excavations at the Berry site and the reconstructed Native American buildings at Catawba Meadows Park.

Appalachian assistant professor Alice P. Wright recognized by archaeology association, leads collaborative, interdisciplinary research team
Jan 6, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—"Being named one of two of the most promising young scholars in your field is very humbling," Alice P. Wright, assistant professor of ar...

Liutkus-Pierce leads team that analyzes ancient human footprints in Africa
Oct 13, 2016

Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, associate professor of Geology, led a research team that analyzed ancient human footprints in Africa. Please read about he...

Discovery of tiny fossil near Walland solves 124-year mystery
Sep 30, 2016

By Steve Ahillen, steve.ahillen@knoxnews.comFinding a fossil about the size of a fingernail on Chilhowee Mountain near Walland signified the successfu...

Physics and Astronomy Professor François Amet awarded two major grants for research and education in nanoscience
Jun 27, 2016

BOONE - Professor François Amet was extremely busy last semester. Aside from teaching, the new professor was awarded two prestigious grants from the ...