Faculty & Staff

UNC Asheville grant supports research of native wildflower species

UNC Asheville grant supports research of native wildflower species
Mar 2, 2018

Dr. Matt C. Estep, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology, and Dr. Zack E.

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Landscapes of Power

Duke University Press publishes debut book by Appalachian’s Dana E. Powell
Feb 14, 2018

“Landscapes of Power: Politics of Energy in the Navajo Nation” — the debut book by Dr. Dana E.

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Dr. Paul Mayewski, Director of the Climate Change Institute and Distinguished Professor at the University of Maine in Orono

Journey into Climate Research with Distinguished Professor Dr. Paul Mayewski
Feb 12, 2018

Dr. Paul Mayewski, Director of the Climate Change Institute and Distinguished Professor at the University of Maine in Orono will give a lecture on Friday, February 23, in Room 293, Rankin Science West at 3:30 p.m.

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Holly Bellebuono

Healing With Herbs, a Natural Conclusion
Jan 31, 2018

Holly Bellebuono has earned a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and a master’s in public administration. But it was a job on a landscaping crew that set Ms.

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Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, new Director of the Environmental Science Program

Welcome to the new Environmental Sciences Director, Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce
Jan 29, 2018

The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce that after an internal search Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce has accepted the position of Director of the Environmental Science Program effective January 1st, 2018. 

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 Dana Powell, author of Landscapes of Power

Q&A with Dana Powell, author of Landscapes of Power
Jan 24, 2018

Dana Powell, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, examines the rise and fall of the controversial Desert Rock Power Plant initiative in New Mexico in her new book, ...

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Small Treasons

Simon & Schuster announces the publication of Appalachian professor Mark Powell's ‘Small Treasons’
Jan 18, 2018

Simon & Schuster announces the publication of “Small Treasons,” the fifth novel by Mark Powell, assistant professor of creative writing and contemporary fiction in Appalachian's Department of English. 

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L to R: BRES teacher and curriculum coach Tania Rollins, Appalachian STEM faculty Dr. Jamie Levine, Geology; Dr. Tonya Coffey, Physics; Dr. Dana Powell, Anthropology; Dr. Michael Madritch, Biology; Dr. Bob Swarthout, Chemistry and Environmental Science. Not pictured: Dr. Saskia van de Gevel, Geography & Planning; and Dr. Gypsy Price, Anthropology.

Appalachian faculty, students and alumni providing outreach in STEAM to community grade school
Jan 10, 2018

Six faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences in mid-November judged Science Fair projects completed by fourth, fifth and sixth graders at Blue Ridge Elementary School in Ashe County.

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