Grants and Research

Dr. Judkin Browning and Dr. Timothy Silver. Photo Submitted University Communications

Appalachian professors publish a new perspective: An Environmental History of the Civil War
Sep 30, 2020

Two Appalachian State University Department of History professors, Dr. Judkin Browning and Dr. Timothy Silver, recently published a book reevaluating ...

Pictured, from left to right, are the members of Appalachian State University’s ADVANCE APPALACHIAN team: Dr. Jennifer Burris, professor in and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy; Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, chair of and professor in the A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences; Dr. Willie C. Fleming, App State’s chief diversity officer; Dr. Brooke Hester, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy; and Dr. Andrew Bellemer, associate professor in the Depa

App State awarded nearly $1M grant to ADVANCE APPALACHIAN women in STEM academic careers
Sep 23, 2020

Appalachian State University has been awarded nearly $1 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement ADV...

Dr. Felicia Arriaga, assistant professor, Department of Sociology. Photo by University Communications.

Dr. Felicia Arriaga publishes timely article on social issues during COVID-19
Sep 14, 2020

So far, 2020 has seen the emergence and strengthening of various social movements. More than ever, there are discussions of what our society can impro...

Barry Goldwater Scholarships graphic

Scholarship Opportunity for Student Researchers in STEM Fields
Sep 10, 2020

Barry Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduates of junior and senior standing who are studying mathematics, natural scienc...

App State Global Symposium poster/graphic. Image provided.

Appalachian Global Symposium
Sep 10, 2020

Presentation proposals are now being accepted from students, faculty and staff for the eighth annual Appalachian Global Symposium that will take ...

Jaden Miller

Undergraduate Physics student awarded N.C. Space Grant
Sep 2, 2020

Jaden Miller, Physics, Undergraduate studentFrom Salisbury, North CarolinaGoing into his junior year at Appalachian State University, Jaden Miller has...

Lia Phillips

M.S. Engineering Physics Graduate student awarded N.C. Space Grant
Sep 1, 2020

Lia Phillips, M.S. Engineering Physics, Graduate studentFrom Currituck, North CarolinaFor North Carolina Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship reci...

A marbled salamander sits atop her eggs at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri — the field work site of Appalachian State University biology professor Dr. Jon Davenport, who was awarded U.S. Geological Survey grant funding to research how climate change impacts Ozark salamander species. Photo courtesy of Dr. Jon Davenport

US Geological Survey funds App State research on climate change impacts to Ozark salamander species
Aug 27, 2020

From the hellbender to the eastern tiger, salamander species are under threat due to detrimental changes in climate — including increased temperatur...

The Office of research presents RECAPP 2020 Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian

Office of Research presents RECAPP 2020
Aug 25, 2020

RECAPP is a week-long virtual event with faculty research showcased every day, culminating in the presentation of the Chancellor's and Provost's award...

Archie, complete, at home and installed in the Fred Webb Jr. Outdoor Geology Laboratory - Interactive Rock Garden outside of Rankin Science. Photo by Dr. Lauren Waterworth

There is a prehistoric reptile waiting for students’ return to Appalachian’s campus
Aug 14, 2020

Appalachian State University faculty members, Dr. Andrew Heckert, Dr. Lauren Waterworth and Travis Donovan have collaborated with geology and art stud...