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Cratis D. Williams Society inductees include three CAS graduates
Dec 11, 2020

Each year, the Graduate School seeks nominations for students to induct into the Cratis D. Williams Society. This society is designed to include the t...

Displayed in front of the Appalachian State University sign, located in Founders Plaza on App State’s campus, are the university mace and banner, along with the banners for App State’s College of Arts and Sciences, Beaver College of Health Sciences, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Hayes School of Music, Reich College of Education, Walker College of Business and Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies. The state flag is shown at far right and the U.S. flag is pictured at far left. Photo by Marie Free

Fall Commencement
Dec 7, 2020

As 2020 comes to a close — a year marked by the global pandemic — Mountaineers near and far will celebrate more than 1,700 Class of 2020 graduates...

Aidan Keaveney, sophomore, double majoring in Applied Physics - Mathematical Physics &  Mathematics - General Mathematics. Photo submitted.

CAS Corps Feature: Aidan Keaveney
Dec 4, 2020

The CAS Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute opport...

Graduate student Stella Harden and Dr. Maggie Sugg, professor, in the Department of Geography and Planning. Harden photo submitted. Sugg photo by University Communications.

Researching the Spread of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes
Dec 2, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has threatened nursing home residents and employees across the United States for the past several months. Two Appalachian State...

Jules Bott, executive chef in Appalachian State University’s Campus Dining, preps food for one of the meals offered through App State’s Meals for Mountaineers program. The meals will be available for pickup on weekdays by students, faculty and staff Dec. 11–Jan. 14, 2021. Photo by Rachel Butts

Free meals for App State faculty, students and staff in need over extended winter break
Dec 1, 2020

A longer-than-usual winter break during the pandemic and an outpouring of support from the university and community have spurred Campus Dining&nb...

Appalachian State University alumnus Harrison Esterly ’19, a research technician in the lab of Dr. Gary Pielak at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Esterly, of Belews Creek, graduated from App State in 2019 with a B.S. in chemistry — an American Chemical Society-certified degree — and minors in biology and mathematics. Photo submitted

App State alumnus credits Mountaineer experience for his research success
Nov 30, 2020

When reflecting on his experience at Appalachian State University, alumnus Harrison Esterly ’19 said he harbors a fondness for the “times when I d...

A 3D rendering of a tardigrade — a microscopic, eight-legged animal found in water and/or damp moss. Appalachian State University alumnus Harrison Esterly ’19 is a co-author of recently published research that shows a tardigrade-specific protein is safe for injection in mice and may therefore be suitable to stabilize vaccines at room temperature, which would eliminate the need for costly refrigeration during storage and transport. Shutterstock/3Dstock image

Out of cold storage — App State vaccine and drug research could speed delivery, cut costs
Nov 24, 2020

Co-authored research by three members of the Appalachian State University Community could yield a more cost-effective storage and delivery method for ...

Fall Scholarship Writing Competition: Poetry and Creative Prose, graphic image.

Fall Scholarship Writing Competition: Poetry and Creative Prose
Nov 19, 2020

Poetry, fiction, script, screenplay or creative nonfiction competitionOnline entries are being accepted now through December from undergraduate studen...

Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy. Photo submitted

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy
Nov 18, 2020

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Claire Brown, Physics and AstronomyClaire Brown is an undergraduate student from Waxhaw, N.C.Student and Faculty Excelle...

Appalachian State University’s Zoe Huffines, from Holly Springs, is a senior majoring in management and minoring in both sustainable business and experiential, integrative learning. After she graduates in May 2021, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in higher education at App State. Photo by Marie Freeman

Rising above adversity: A Mountaineer’s road to success
Nov 16, 2020

Zoe Huffines, an Appalachian State University senior from Holly Springs, credits her academic success to the help of mentors — a high school teacher...