Faculty and Staff

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?

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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.

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Faculty Member Receives 2015 National Council on Public History Book Award
May 7, 2015

Department of History faculty member Andrea Burns has been awarded the 2015 National Council on Public History Book Award for her work, From Storefront

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Bathanti receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Apr 30, 2015

Faculty member and former Poet Laureate of North Carolina Joseph Bathanti has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, an honor which is given t

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Faculty restructure biology curriculum for science and non-science majors
Apr 21, 2015

BOONE—Changes to modernize the biology curriculum and address a variety of learners has resulted in a restructuring of the four-year biology curriculum at Appalachian State University, starting with the introductory courses.

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Faculty research gains national attention
Apr 14, 2015

Faculty members Marian Williams and Jeff Holcomb, both of the Department of Government and Justice Studies, conducted a study on asset forfeiture to better understand forfeiture decisions by law enforcement.

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Trapped in Guyland?
Apr 13, 2015

In 1960, by the age of 30 almost 70% of American men had left home, completed their educations, found a partner and started work.

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Appalachian professors honored for excellence in teaching
Apr 8, 2015

BOONE—Six professors at Appalachian State University have been honored for their teaching.

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Faculty members at Appalachian granted tenure and promotion
Apr 3, 2015

BOONE—The following faculty members at Appalachian State University have been promoted to associate professor and granted tenure by the university’s Board of Trustees, effective July 1:

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Jennifer Burris with students

Burris honored by UNC Board of Governors for teaching excellence
Mar 26, 2015

BOONE—Teaching is one of Jennifer Burris’ passions, and that passion has been recognized by the UNC Board of Governors.

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