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Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grant. These grants support the university’s focus on creating a culture of inclusive excellence. Pictured is an aerial view of the App State campus covered in snow during January. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awards 4 grants in support of diversity, equity and inclusion research
Apr 13, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grant.

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Caption: SAFE faculty recipient Dr. Sarah Arrington, Director of General Biology, Department of Biology. Photo by University Communications.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Arrington
Apr 9, 2021

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Arrington Dr. Sarah Arrington, director of general biology, Department of Biology 

Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipient 

Project: “BIO1801 Lab Redesign” 

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Dr. Suzanna Bräuer, professor in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University, engages in research at the University of Eastern Finland during her first Fulbright assignment in Finland in 2015. Photo courtesy of Dr. Suzanna Bräuer

App State Fulbrighter Dr. Suzanna Bräuer explores microbes’ impact on climate change
Apr 8, 2021

Some of the Earth’s smallest creatures — namely archaea, a type of single-celled microorganism — may play a significant role in contributing to global climate change according to Appalachian State University’s Dr. Suzanna Bräuer.

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Tom Hansell wins Visual Art Residency Award
Apr 7, 2021

Professor of Appalachian Studies and Co-Director of University Documentary Film Services Tom Hansell has been awarded the 2021 McClure-Scanlin Visual Artist Residency award.

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Lecture on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for STEM Departments
Apr 7, 2021

With Dr. Jennifer Burris, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Friday, April 9, 2021
4 p.m.

Virtual Event
Contact Angela Owen owenat@appstate.edu for access to the event.

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Matthew Wimberley, adjunct professor, Department of English, recipient of the 2020 Weatherford Award for poetry and soon to be the Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professorship of Creative Writing. Photo submitted.

Professor awarded for book of poetry on Appalachia
Apr 6, 2021

Matthew Wimberley, adjunct professor, Department of English and soon to be the Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professorship of Creative Writing in fall 2021 has been awarded the 2020 Weatherford Award for poetry for his book “All the Great T

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Dr. Eric Karchmer, assistant professor, Department of Anthropology, in Taiwan with his family. Photo courtesy of Dr. Eric Karchmer

App State Fulbright awardee Dr. Eric Karchmer researches adapting ancient Chinese medicine to treat emerging illnesses
Apr 6, 2021

Adapting ancient Chinese medicine to treat emerging diseases and illnesses, primarily in children, is the focus of Dr.

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Dr. Katherine Ledford

Dr. Katherine Ledford recognized with 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award
Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor in the University’s Appalachian studies program, received the 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award for her book titled “Writing Appalachia: An Anthology.” Ledford received this award alongside Dr.

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