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Dr. Andrew Monroe with his research assistants in Appalachian State University’s Department of Psychology. Photo by Marie Freeman

Thinking about your future may make you less trusting and more critical of others
Mar 22, 2017

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Andrew Monroe is a psychologist in the College of Arts and Sciences who studies people’s moral and social judgments.

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Dr. Susan Lappan of the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University

Dr. Susan Lappan awarded Fulbright grant for primate research in Southeast Asia
Mar 13, 2017

Dr. Susan Lappan of the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University received a Fulbright award for her forthcoming research on primate ecology in peninsular Malaysia, entitled “Conservation of the Malaysian Siamang in a Changing World.”

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Dr. Sarah Carmichael looks for manganese oxide coatings on speleothems in Worley’s Cave in Tennessee. Carmichael, associate professor of geology at Appalachian, will be received as a Fellow in The Explorers Club in New York City, March 24. Photo courtesy of Sarah Carmichael

Appalachian’s Sarah Carmichael to be inducted into The Explorers Club
Mar 6, 2017

Geochemist joins John Glenn, Sally Ride, Sir Edmund Hillary, Jane Goodall and other well-known explorers in this prestigious society.

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General Benjamin Butler, Politics, Warfare and Masculinity in the Civil War North
Mar 1, 2017

Boone, N.C. - The Appalachian State University History Department will host its second guest in a new speaker series on the Civil War. Dr.

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Catherine Edwards

An Appalachian State faculty and student take on honorable roles of participation in the North Carolina School of Psychology Association (NCSPA)
Feb 14, 2017

Catherine Edwards, Greenville, N.C., MA/SSP School Psychology graduate program, class of 2018, has been admitted as the Student Representative on the NC School Psychology Association (NCSPA) Board of Directors.

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Thomas Whyte

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Thomas R. Whyte, Professor of Anthropology
Feb 13, 2017

Tom Whyte’s research includes southern Appalachian prehistoric archaeology, zooarchaeology, and experimental archaeology.

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Dr. Dana Powell, left, with long-time friends Anne White Hat (Teton/Rosebud) of New Orleans and Shining Light Kitchen and Earl Tulley, founding member of Diné CARE (Citizens Against Ruining our Environment) of Rock Springs, Arizona

Dana Powell, activist researcher
Feb 1, 2017

Faculty Member of Distinction
College of Arts and Sciences – Assistant Professor, Anthropology

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Appalachian senior James Wise of Boone has focused his thesis research on pollen viability assays and cytological studies to identify genetic barriers to reproduction in Virginia’s Spiraea. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian students and faculty partner with UNC Asheville to research threatened plant species
Jan 27, 2017

Professors and student researchers from Appalachian State University’s and UNC Asheville’s Departments of Biology have partnered in a federally funded project to assess several aspects of an imperiled plant in western parts of North Carolina and Virginia.

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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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