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Dr. Suzanna Bräuer, professor in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University, engages in research at the University of Eastern Finland during her first Fulbright assignment in Finland in 2015. Photo courtesy of Dr. Suzanna Bräuer

App State Fulbrighter Dr. Suzanna Bräuer explores microbes’ impact on climate change
Apr 8, 2021

Some of the Earth’s smallest creatures — namely archaea, a type of single-celled microorganism — may play a significant role in contributing to global climate change according to Appalachian State University’s Dr. Suzanna Bräuer.

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Dr. Eric Karchmer, assistant professor, Department of Anthropology, in Taiwan with his family. Photo courtesy of Dr. Eric Karchmer

App State Fulbright awardee Dr. Eric Karchmer researches adapting ancient Chinese medicine to treat emerging illnesses
Apr 6, 2021

Adapting ancient Chinese medicine to treat emerging diseases and illnesses, primarily in children, is the focus of Dr.

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SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Yasmin Ayala-Johnson ‘19, Psychology
Apr 1, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Yasmin Ayala-Johnson ‘19, Psychology Yasmin Ayala-johnson was an undergraduate student from Hope Mills, N.C.  College News, SAFE Grant, Grants and Research, Alumni
Alaska Schubert in Albuquerque, N.M. Photo submitted

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Alaska Schubert, Geological and Environmental Sciences
Mar 24, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Alaska Schubert, Geological and Environmental Sciences  Alaska Schubert is a senior from Pleasant Garden, N.C.  College News, SAFE Grant, Grants and Research, Students
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SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Abigayle Feather ‘19, Psychology
Mar 10, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Abigayle Feather ‘19, Psychology  Abigayle Feather was an undergraduate student from Charlotte, N.C.  College News, SAFE Grant, Grants and Research, Alumni
Dr. Andy Heckert, far left, enjoys the progress his students are making on a 2014 dig in the Triassic of Arizona as part of his field course known as the “Triassic Trip.” Students seated on the ground are, from left to right, Devin Hoffman ’17, now a Ph.D. candidate in geosciences at Virginia Tech; Chelsea Vaughn ’16, a sergeant in the U.S. Army; and Mathew Sandefur ’16, a geologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Standing in back is dig site volunteer Scott

Revealing Earth’s story through the geologic record
Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Andy Heckert has more than 25 years of experience as a practicing paleontologist, and he shares his passion for fossils with Appalachian State University students.

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Laura Johnston ’99, ’19 in Alberta, Canada while on a trip partially funded by a College of Arts and Sciences SAFE grant. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Laura Johnston ’99, ’19, Appalachian Studies
Mar 4, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Laura Johnston ’99, ’19, Appalachian Studies  Laura Johnston was a graduate student from Deep Gap, N.C.  College News, SAFE Grant, Grants and Research, Global Learning, Outreach and Community Engagement, Alumni
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Announcing Fall 2020 SAFE and Helton Award Recipients
Mar 1, 2021

The College of Arts and Sciences Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund provides resources that can be used to transform the undergraduate and graduate experience and support faculty teaching, research and engagement. The grant has two funding cycles each year for the fall and spri

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SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Hunter Suthers ‘20, Physics and Astronomy
Feb 25, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Hunter Suthers '20, Physics and Astronomy Hunter Suthers was a graduate student in Engineering Physics from Buena Vista, V.A. College News, SAFE Grant, Grants and Research, Alumni