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Who's Who: STEM and Research Support Staff
Jun 9, 2021

Getting to know our Staff: STEM and Research Support Staff

Steven Beck

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SAFE faculty recipient Dr. Andrew Smith, associate professor, Department of Psychology. Photo by University Communications.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Andrew Smith
Jun 7, 2021

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Andrew Smith  Dr. Andrew Smith, associate professor, Department of Psychology 

Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipient

Project: “Research Project for Honors Class”

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Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, speaks with a group of students on a 2018 research trip to the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Baker Perry inspires — and requires — students to reach new heights
Jun 2, 2021

Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, is recognized as one of the world’s top experts in high altitude precipitation and climate change.

College News, Faculty and Staff, Sustainability, Grants and Research
F.A.R.M. Cafe and Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) logos. Graphics submitted.

Grant writing course assists local organizations
Jun 1, 2021

This past fall semester, a community-engaged grant writing course for English majors assisted Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) and F.A.R.M. Cafe in seeking funding to further each organization’s mission. Dr.

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Dr. Louis B. Gallien Jr., professor in the university’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies and Honors College. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State joins Universities Studying Slavery consortium, continues its work to foster diversity and inclusion
May 27, 2021

Appalachian State University is among more than 70 higher education institutions across the nation and world that have joined the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) consortium to foster greater diversity and inclusion within their campus and local communities.

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Dr. Maggie Sugg, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning. She studies climate and health. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Dr. Maggie Sugg receives NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty
May 11, 2021

Dr. Maggie Sugg, assistant professor, Department of Geography and Planning has been awarded a CAREER Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Pictured, from left to right, are Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, the Lowe’s Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and CS department chair; Dr. Cindy Norris, professor of computer science; and Dr. Jay Fenwick, professor of computer science and director of App State’s computer science graduate program. Photos by Chase Reynolds

App State’s CS4ALL Program expands access to computer science education for rural Appalachian students
May 7, 2021

Appalachian State University has created and implemented Computer Science for All (CS4ALL) — a program designed to expand access to and diversify computer science (CS) education for students at rural high schools in the Appalachian

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Top left (clockwise): Dr. Krista Lewis (photo submitted), Dr. Petia Bobadova (photo submitted), Dr. Cynthia M. Liutkus-Pierce (photo by University Communications) and Dr. Laura Ammon (photo by University Communications).

App State’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new department chairs and director
May 6, 2021

Three new department chairs in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will begin their positions on July 1, 2021. Dr. Krista Lewis will chair the college’s Department of Anthropology, Dr.

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