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Appalachian ties for top producer of Fulbright Scholars among master’s institutions
Feb 26, 2019

Appalachian State University is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars, tying for first place with College of Charleston for the highest number of facul...

Dr. Cole Edwards, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, takes measurements of sedimentary rocks in Nevada. Photo submitted

Dr. Cole Edwards emphasizes fieldwork in studying geological history
Feb 20, 2019

Dr. Cole Edwards’ specialty is investigating the causes of life and death — with evidence that is about 400 million years old....

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Office of Student Research supports undergraduate professional development at National American Geophysical Union meeting
Feb 19, 2019

In December, fifteen faculty and students from four departmental areas in the College of Arts and Sciences with assistance from the Office of Student ...

Some members of Appalachian's Carbon Research Group pictured from left to right: Kaitlyn Burkett, senior, Actuarial Sciences; Henning Tovar, graduate student, Political Science; Dr. Tatyana Ruseva, Associate Professor, Department of Government and Justice Studies; Dr. Gregg Marland, research faculty member with RIEEE and the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences; Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk, Interim Director RIEEE and Jamie Hedrick, graduate student, Political Science. Current members not pictured, Dr

Department of Energy changes give Appalachian State an opportunity to continue carbon emission reporting for Global solutions
Feb 18, 2019

The year 2017 was a threshold year for global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to the atmosphere and for global climate change. Carbon dioxide is emi...

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Sociology Professors use Facebook to Understand the Opioid Epidemic
Jan 31, 2019

Drs. David Russell (Appalachian State University), Naomi J. Spence (Lehman College, CUNY), and Kelly M. Thames (Appalachian State University) recently...

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Sociology faculty member examines the rhetorical and racist fight against Affirmative Action in College admissions policies
Jan 23, 2019

Drs. J. Scott Carter, Cameron D. Lippard, and Andrew F. Baird recently published their research in Social Problems, a top research journals ...

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DLLC Symposium 2019 - Open call for proposals
Jan 23, 2019

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is pleased to announce its first Symposium to be held in Belk Library and Information Commons, R...

Social psychologist Dr. Andrew Monroe, leading a class at Appalachian State University. Photo by Marie Freeman

Certain moral values may lead to more prejudice and discrimination, study finds
Jan 22, 2019

Appalachian social psychologist Dr. Andrew Monroe studies relationship between moral values and prejudice“How do we morally communicate? It can be i...

Alana Patterson '18, Biology, Secondary Education. Photo submitted

Three TEAMS: Noyce Scholars are the first to complete a year of teaching
Jan 18, 2019

After graduating last May, Alana Paterson, Biology, Secondary Education; Chris McCollum, Physics, Secondary Education and Chris Kolischak, Middle Grad...

A long distance view of mountains. Photo by Marie Freeman.

International Mountain Studies Symposium open call for Participants
Dec 19, 2018

Appalachian State University will bring together three influential, international academics in mountain studies as keynote speakers and twelve interna...