Grants and Research

Dr. Dana E. Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded 2019–20 Cornell University SOH Fellowship
Apr 9, 2019

 Dr. Dana E. Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, is one of seven scholars in...

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Shout out to the Department of Computer Science
Apr 3, 2019

Three new papers published in the Department of Computer Science:"BeePhon: A Web-Application for Beehive Audio Exploration" Published by Computer...

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Winners announced for 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program
Apr 1, 2019

Six winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program. The...

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Once a picky eater, always a picky eater?
Mar 25, 2019

Is picky eating more than an acknowledged childhood phase?Research by Appalachian State University alumnus Jordan Ellis ’15, Dr. Amy Galloway, profe...

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The Inaugural Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures Spring Symposium
Mar 22, 2019

Monday March 25, 20196:30 - 8 p.m.Greenbriar Theater, Plemmons Student Unionand Tuesday, March 26, 2019,8:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.Belk Library, Room 421The pr...

Dr. Baker Perry, graduate program director and professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, works at the weather station he installed on the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. The station sends data directly to his lab in Boone. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Baker Perry — 'cornerstone of research’ in Appalachia and the Andes
Mar 21, 2019

Dr. Baker Perry ’98, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, is the great-great-grandson of D.D. Dougher...

Beekeeper Dr. James Wilkes ’87, chair of Appalachian’s Department of Computer Science, manages 100 bee colonies on his family farm. His scholarly research, conducted in part with Dr. Joe Cazier and Dr. Ed Hassler, includes tracking and analyzing beekeeping management practices. Photo submitted

Biology Seminar Series hosts Computer Science Faculty and Beekeeper James Wilkes
Mar 18, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 20194 p.m.Rankin Science West, Room 183Dr. James Wilkes of the Department of Computer Science, will be presenting a talk titled, ...

On top of the Quelccaya Ice Cap, junior geography major Cole Barrow, bottom right, relays measurements from a snow pit to senior geography major Michael Godwin, far left, and John Howarth, who played a supporting role during the expedition. Photo by Marie Freeman

Climbing into thin air for climate research
Mar 18, 2019

Education abroad takes Appalachian State University students all over the world to experience art, different cultures and fresh perspectives....

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Mathematical Sciences Faculty and Student Researchers Receive Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics Grant
Mar 12, 2019

The Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM) provides funding for undergraduate research groups throughout the United States. A mini-gr...

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NPS funds Appalachian survey of WNS-affected bats in Blue Ridge Parkway area
Mar 4, 2019

Lurking among the many bat species that make the Blue Ridge Parkway area their home — the eastern red bat, the big brown bat and the silver-haired b...