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Appalachian alumnus Jake Dorsett ’18, left, and his research mentor, Dr. Scott Marshall, professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences (GES), view their three-dimensional model of faults and earthquake locations in California’s Imperial Valley. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian graduate’s research advances the understanding of earthquakes
Nov 20, 2019

While an undergraduate at Appalachian State University, Jake Dorsett ’18 conducted some earthshaking research that was recently published by the Bulletin of the

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Andrew R. Smith, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Psychology. Photo by University Communications.

Dr. Andrew R. Smith awarded National Science Foundation funding for study on optimism biases
Nov 13, 2019

Do you tend to see the glass as half full or half empty? Have you ever skipped a flu shot, believing the protective properties of your immune system will power you through flu season?

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Mark Powell, author and professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English. Photo submitted

Creative writing professor Mark Powell awarded Fulbright for teaching and research in Romania
Nov 8, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Mark Powell, associate professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English, has been named a grant recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Program.

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 total of seven Appalachian State University faculty received Fulbright awards for 2019–20 as a result of the 2018 Fulbright competition: six as Fulbright Scholars and one as a Fulbright Administrator. Photos collage by University Communications.

App State receives record number of Fulbright awards for faculty
Nov 4, 2019

A total of seven Appalachian State University faculty received Fulbright awards for 2019–20 as a result of the 2018 Fulbright competition: six as Fulbright Scholars and one as a Fulbright Administrator. This represents a record number of Fulbrights for Appalachian.

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Interviewee Bill Alexander, right, instructs Appalachian State University graduate student Chelsey Johnson, of Knoxville, Tennessee, in how to strip hickory bark for lacing baskets and weaving chair bottoms. Johnson interviewed Alexander for her South Arts-funded grant project documenting living folk traditions in Appalachia. Johnson is an M.A. candidate in Appalachian State University’s Appalachian studies program. Photo by Jesse Barber

South Arts supports App State documentary on living folk traditions in Appalachia
Nov 1, 2019

Living folk traditions practiced by the people of diverse cultures in Western North Carolina will be preserved for generations to come thanks to the documentary work of Appalachian State University graduate student Chelsey Johnson, an M.A.

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Hannah Krueger ’17, a doctoral student at Brown University. Kruger had a full-ride Chancellor’s Scholarship while a student at Appalachian. The scholarship is designed for students with ambitious academic goals involving graduate or professional postbaccalaureate degrees. Photo by University Communications

Hannah Krueger ’17 works on her Ph.D. straight from App State
Oct 30, 2019

Hannah Krueger, a 2017 graduate of Appalachian State University’s Geology (BS) - Quantitative Geoscience degree program, hopes to become a research professor at a university.

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