Grants and Research

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NC OSHERC funds Appalachian study on individual-level temperatures in cold work environments
Jul 24, 2018

Thanks to a $9,831 grant from the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center (NC OSHERC), Appalachian State...

Dr. Howard Neufeld, professor in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University. He is co-author of a study on ozone pollution trends that was published June 28 in the journal Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene as part of the Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report (TOAR) project. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian’s Dr. Howard Neufeld contributes to global research on plant-damaging ozone pollution
Jul 20, 2018

A study published June 28 in the journal Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene that examines global ozone pollution trends has worldwide implications ...

Mitochondria (purple) surrounding cell nuclei (blue) visualized by fluorescence microscopy. Credit: Gerald Shadel

An ATM that dispenses antioxidants
Jul 16, 2018

Study clarifies dual role of protein that watches for cellular threats and repairs damage - Science Daily...

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Call for Proposals: CJHPS will co-host the Future of Holocaust Testimonies conference
Jun 29, 2018

The Holocaust Studies Program of Western Galilee College, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, University of Southern Calif...

Appalachian State University professor Dr. Steve Hageman has received a 2018–19 Fulbright award and will apply methods he uses to study fossils to help determine the degree to which warming of the environment has affected the body size of polar Arctic marine organisms. Photo submitted

Appalachian professor Dr. Steve Hageman receives Fulbright to study global warming’s effects in the polar Arctic
Jun 26, 2018

 Dr. Steve Hageman, professor of geology in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, which is housed in Appalachian State Univers...

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The GLOBE Program: Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment comes to Appalachian
Jun 6, 2018

Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environments, Energy and Economics (RIEEE) is a new U.S. Partner to the GLOBE program and, wit...

A typical longleaf pine ecosystem. Mature trees are approximately 200 years old. Photo courtesy of Peter Soulé

Appalachian awarded continued NSF funding for rainfall variability research
May 31, 2018

Dr. Peter Soulé’s research, which analyzes rainfall variability in the U.S.’s Southeast Atlantic Coastal Region (SACR) by examining tree ring rec...

NSF grant funds Appalachian research on ecological diversification of sponges in the Caribbean

NSF grant funds Appalachian research on ecological diversification of sponges in the Caribbean
May 20, 2018

Thanks to a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, Dr. Cara Fiore, visiting assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Depart...

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A push for transparency in research
May 16, 2018

An Appalachian political scientist and peers at Caltech create recommendations for how to support data access and replication of research studies...

Staci Hunter, SECU Public Fellows Internship Scholarship recipient 2018

Staci Hunter, SECU Public Fellows Internship Scholarship recipient 2018
May 10, 2018

Staci Hunter, a graduating senior with a major in criminal justice and two minors in psychology and Spanish from Wendell, North Carolina, was awarded ...