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Solar-powered ROSE glides by a wind farm during the first leg of the 2021 American Solar Challenge. Photo by Kyla Willoughby

App State's Team Sunergy wins big in US solar racing challenge — No. 1 in Cruiser Class
Aug 13, 2021

Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team, Team Sunergy, blazed through the 2021 American Solar Challenge (ASC) — finishing in first place for multiple-occupant vehicles (MOV), winning all three stages of the race from Missouri to New Mexico and clocking a total of 964.8 mile

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A collaborative partnership between Appalachian State University and Moses H. Cone Memorial Park has existed for more than a century and is one example of the interconnectedness of the High Country community with the Appalachian Experience. Illustrated is Flat Top Manor, part of the park’s 3,500-acre estate located off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Blowing Rock. Illustration by Jim Fleri

App State and Cone Estate connection spans 100-plus years, yields academic and engagement opportunities
Aug 12, 2021

Appalachian State University’s location in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina opens avenues of academic and civic engagement particular to the area.

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Dr. Kurt Michael, the Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Appalachian State University’s Dr. Wiley F. Smith Department of Psychology. Photo by Chase Reynolds

How to navigate the return to in-person activities
Aug 5, 2021

More than a year of social isolation due to COVID-19 has caused many people to fall out of practice regarding how to be with others in person, according to Dr. Kurt Michael, the Stanley R.

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Caption: SAFE faculty recipient Dr. Brooke Christian, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences. Photo by University Communications.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Brooke Christian
Aug 2, 2021

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Brooke Christian  Dr. Brooke Christian, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences 

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SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Duygu Ercan-Oruc
Jul 20, 2021

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Duygu Ercan-Oruc Dr. Duygu Ercan-Oruc, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry & Fermentation Sciences

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