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sample of an ordinary chondrite (a type of meteorite) imaged using the Scanning Electron Microscope in the Dewel Micrscopy Facility Photo by Anthony Love

The Closest Tangible Opportunity to Connect with Space
Jan 26, 2017

From geology and more specifically to meteorites, there is a tactile connection to space and the universe that’s tangible even with one’s feet planted on Earth -- or to be more exact, in the Rankin Science Building.

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These graduate students of Northeastern University (NEU) in Shenyang, China, hold certificates of course completion for a project on academic writing organized by Appalachian State University’s American Cultural Center at NEU. Three Appalachian professors – Dr. Xiaorong Shao, Allan Scherlen and Dr. Matthew Robinson (seated here left to right) – created online content for the project. Photo courtesy of Dr. Xiaorong Shao

Appalachian leads writing projects at Chinese universities
Jan 24, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—At several Chinese universities, instruction in writing English has taken on a distinctly American character, and Appalachian State University deserves much of the credit.

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In Spring 2016, Alice Wright led her class titled Archaeology of the Native South on a fieldtrip to Morganton, where they visited ongoing excavations at the Berry site and the reconstructed Native American buildings at Catawba Meadows Park.

Appalachian assistant professor Alice P. Wright recognized by archaeology association, leads collaborative, interdisciplinary research team
Jan 6, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—"Being named one of two of the most promising young scholars in your field is very humbling," Alice P. Wright, assistant professor of archaeology in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, said. "Now I have to prove them right."

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Dr. Alice P. Wright wins the 2016 C.B. Moore Award at SEAC
Nov 2, 2016

Dr. Alice P. Wright was presented the C.B. Moore Award at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference.

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2016 College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony
Oct 31, 2016

The College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony was held on October 25th. All nominees were honored at the ceremony and reception.

Congratulations to the award recipients!

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Liutkus-Pierce leads team that analyzes ancient human footprints in Africa
Oct 13, 2016

Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, associate professor of Geology, led a research team that analyzed ancient human footprints in Africa.

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Discovery of tiny fossil near Walland solves 124-year mystery
Sep 30, 2016

By Steve Ahillen, steve.ahillen@knoxnews.com

Finding a fossil about the size of a fingernail on Chilhowee Mountain near Walland signified the successful result of a three-year search by the professor of geology at Appalachian State University, and solved a 124-year-old mystery.

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David Taylor Director of Development in the College of Arts and Sciences honored during retirement reception
Jul 21, 2016

BOONE - David C. Taylor, former Director of Development for the College of Arts and Sciences, was honored on Friday, July 8th in a retirement reception for his tremendous work on behalf of Advancement and the College of Arts and Sciences.

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