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Daniel Parker, operations manager for the fermentation facility and lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, pitching the yeast into the fermentation tank. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

App State Fermentation Sciences program distills hand sanitizer for campus during COVID-19
Oct 2, 2020

Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences has completed its first few batches, producing almost 45 gallons of freshly made hand sanitizer with more batches currently fermenting in tanks to help supply the

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Dr. Judkin Browning and Dr. Timothy Silver. Photo Submitted University Communications

Appalachian professors publish a new perspective: An Environmental History of the Civil War
Sep 30, 2020

Two Appalachian State University Department of History professors, Dr. Judkin Browning and Dr. Timothy Silver, recently published a book reevaluating the Civil War from a fresh perspective focused on the environment.

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Pictured, from left to right, are the members of Appalachian State University’s ADVANCE APPALACHIAN team: Dr. Jennifer Burris, professor in and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy; Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, chair of and professor in the A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences; Dr. Willie C. Fleming, App State’s chief diversity officer; Dr. Brooke Hester, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy; and Dr. Andrew Bellemer, associate professor in the Depa

App State awarded nearly $1M grant to ADVANCE APPALACHIAN women in STEM academic careers
Sep 23, 2020

Appalachian State University has been awarded nearly $1 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement ADVANCE APPALACHIAN — a program designed to promote gender equity in STEM fields at App State, with an empha

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Dr. Felicia Arriaga, assistant professor, Department of Sociology. Photo by University Communications.

Dr. Felicia Arriaga publishes timely article on social issues during COVID-19
Sep 14, 2020

So far, 2020 has seen the emergence and strengthening of various social movements. More than ever, there are discussions of what our society can improve upon. One of the people taking a closer look at current social issues is Dr. Felicia Arriaga, assistant professor, Department of Sociology.

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Barry Goldwater Scholarships graphic

Scholarship Opportunity for Student Researchers in STEM Fields
Sep 10, 2020

Barry Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduates of junior and senior standing who are studying mathematics, natural sciences or engineering and who intend to pursue a research career.

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App State Global Symposium poster/graphic. Image provided.

Appalachian Global Symposium
Sep 10, 2020

Presentation proposals are now being accepted from students, faculty and staff for the eighth annual Appalachian Global Symposium that will take place virtually during International Education Week on Wednesday, October 28th.

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Jaden Miller

Undergraduate Physics student awarded N.C. Space Grant
Sep 2, 2020

Jaden Miller, Physics, Undergraduate student From Salisbury, North Carolina College News, Students, Grants and Research, STEM
Lia Phillips

M.S. Engineering Physics Graduate student awarded N.C. Space Grant
Sep 1, 2020

Lia Phillips, M.S. Engineering Physics, Graduate student
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A marbled salamander sits atop her eggs at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri — the field work site of Appalachian State University biology professor Dr. Jon Davenport, who was awarded U.S. Geological Survey grant funding to research how climate change impacts Ozark salamander species. Photo courtesy of Dr. Jon Davenport

US Geological Survey funds App State research on climate change impacts to Ozark salamander species
Aug 27, 2020

From the hellbender to the eastern tiger, salamander species are under threat due to detrimental changes in climate — including increased temperatures and changing precipitation.

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The Office of research presents RECAPP 2020 Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian

Office of Research presents RECAPP 2020
Aug 25, 2020

RECAPP is a week-long virtual event with faculty research showcased every day, culminating in the presentation of the Chancellor's and Provost's award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity. 

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