Grants and Research

Microscopy Collage

What is the Microscopy Lab?
Nov 3, 2015

Boone - Dr. Guichuan Hou (Biology) came to Appalachian State University in 2006 to run the William C. and Ruth Anne Dewel Microscopy Facility. There y...

Xrays study fossil

X-rays uncover gut of 320-million-year-old animal
Oct 29, 2015

BRISTOL, ENGLAND—The inner workings of a tiny fossil have been studied using X-ray microscopy, revealing evidence of its digestive system for the fi...

The Visualization Lab: Appalachian’s window on Earth

The Visualization Lab: Appalachian’s window on Earth
Oct 27, 2015

BOONE-Walk into Rankin Hall on the Appalachian State University campus and you will walk through labyrinthian hallways and corridors crisscrossing the...

Professor receives NIH grant to study the relationships between mood and memory

Professor receives NIH grant to study the relationships between mood and memory
Sep 24, 2015

BOONE—A little memory loss as you age might be a good thing.Lisa Emery, an associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Psy...

cacoa beans

Fermentation Sciences Program research could revolutionize how chocolate is made
Sep 22, 2015

BOONE — What do wine, yogurt, beer, sourdough, crème fraîche, soy sauce, worcestershire sauce, sour cream, whisky and kombucha all have in common ...

ASU Science Lab

Appalachian State University receives $1.1 million grant to support mathematics and science teacher preparation
Sep 11, 2015

Faculty members at Appalachian State University have received a National Science Foundation grant for $1,165,039 to support a Noyce Scholarship Progra...

Lake Toxaway map

Professors at Appalachian receive NSF grant to study dome formation in Georgia and Western North Carolina
Aug 21, 2015

BOONE—The Tallulah Gorge area in Georgia and Toxaway Falls in Gorges State Park in Western North Carolina are well known for their beauty and outdoo...

Research team studies a local water resource, wins a national award
Jul 2, 2015

Dr. Kristan Cockerill, Assistant Professor in Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and Dr. William Anderson, Chair and Professor in Geology, were recen...

Baker Perry, left, shows Alpaca farmer Don Pedro Godfredo how to take precipitation measurements from his farm, located at an elevation of 16,700 feet near Peru’s Quelccaya Ice Cap. Perry, an assistant professor of geography at Appalachian State University, has received a five-year National Science Foundation grant to expand his research of precipitation and climate change in the Andes Mountains in Peru and Bolivia. (Photo by Dr. Anton Seimon)

Perry receives $494,000 NSF grant to study precipitation in the Andes Mountains
May 22, 2015

BOONE—Baker Perry has been studying precipitation and climate change in the Andes for more than 15 years – even longer if you consider the time he...

baker perry

Geography's site to be included in the World Meteorological Organization CryoNet's pre-operational testing phase
Feb 26, 2015

The Quelccaya Icecap site where Perry Baker is conducting research has been selected as one of two U.S.- supported sites to be included in t...