College News

Venue change for Auschwitz-Birkenau survivor speaks Sept. 17 at Appalachian
Sep 1, 2015

BOONE—Holocaust survivor Susan Cernyak-Spatz will give a talk titled “Perpetrators Through the Eyes of the Victims,” Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m.

College News, Events

Professors at Appalachian receive NSF grant to study dome formation in Georgia and Western North Carolina
Aug 21, 2015

BOONE—The Tallulah Gorge area in Georgia and Toxaway Falls in Gorges State Park in Western North Carolina are well known for their beauty and outdoor recreational offerings.

College News, Faculty & Staff, Grants & Research

‘The Denim Dynasty’ documentary to be shown Sept. 10 at Appalachian
Aug 20, 2015

BOONE—Appalachian State University faculty member and documentary filmmaker Beth Davison will present her film “The Denim Dynasty” Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons room 114. The screening is free and open to the public.

College News, Events

Researchers use tree-ring science to study area log cabins
Aug 3, 2015

BOONE—Saskia van de Gevel looks closely at the ends of logs used to construct two cabins located in the Bear Paw State Natural Area in Watauga County.

College News, Sustainability

Computer scientist at Appalachian helps researchers track honey bee health
Jul 6, 2015

BOONE—Tracking the health of honeybees across the U.S. is the work of a multi-university team, including a computer scientist at Appalachian State University.

College News, Faculty & Staff, Sustainability

Research team studies a local water resource, wins a national award
Jul 2, 2015

Dr. Kristan Cockerill, Assistant Professor in Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and Dr.

College News, Faculty & Staff, Grants & Research

Fulbright awards send Appalachian professors around the globe
Jun 3, 2015

BOONE—China, Ethiopia, Poland and Austria are the upcoming destinations for four professors at Appalachian State University. Each has received a Fulbright award to teach and/or conduct research at their host institution.

College News, Faculty & Staff, Awards & Honors

Nominations for 2014-2015 Faculty and Staff Awards Now Open
May 26, 2015

Have you worked with a faculty or staff member that is extraordinary in how they teach and deliver services to our students and community?  Have you wondered how this person can be recognized for his or her outstanding work?

College News, Faculty & Staff, Awards & Honors
Baker Perry, left, shows Alpaca farmer Don Pedro Godfredo how to take precipitation measurements from his farm, located at an elevation of 16,700 feet near Peru’s Quelccaya Ice Cap. Perry, an assistant professor of geography at Appalachian State University, has received a five-year National Science Foundation grant to expand his research of precipitation and climate change in the Andes Mountains in Peru and Bolivia. (Photo by Dr. Anton Seimon)

Perry receives $494,000 NSF grant to study precipitation in the Andes Mountains
May 22, 2015

BOONE—Baker Perry has been studying precipitation and climate change in the Andes for more than 15 years – even longer if you consider the time he spent as the child of rural health workers in Bolivia and Peru.

College News, Faculty & Staff, Grants & Research