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Jessica Pittman Dale. Photo Submitted.

Jessica Pittman Dale Applies Her Sociology Skills to Encourage Prevention in Our Communities
Sep 4, 2019

Jessica Pittman Dale is an Appalachian State alumnus with a mission. Graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology with a concentration in social inequalities, Jessica was ready to serve her local community by tackling various issues surrounding domestic and sexual violence...

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 Andy Mendoza, a junior cellular/molecular biology major from Durham, is an ACCESS Scholar at Appalachian. This summer he is completing a biostatistics and computational biology internship at the National Institute of Environmental Sciences in Research Triangle Park. Photo submitted

App State’s Andy Mendoza demonstrates the importance of access to undergraduate research
Aug 16, 2019

Appalachian State University cellular/molecular biology major Andy Mendoza, of Durham, attests to the good that comes when students are engaged in research during their undergraduate studies.

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Appalachian sophomore Kara Snow, an applied physics major with an emphasis in astrophysics, working in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Photo submitted

App State’s Kara Snow excels in internship at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Aug 5, 2019

Appalachian State University sophomore Kara Snow, of Raleigh, spent her childhood immersed in astronomy — from reading a glow-in-the-dark book on the Earth’s solar system during her daily bus rides to school, to watching meteor showers with her father.

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Graduating senior Annie Klyce, from Atlanta, right, who is majoring in geology, presents her poster during the Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling (JOIDES) exhibit at Appalachian’s 2019 STEAM Expo. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

App State’s Annie Klyce plans a career as a geoscience educator
Aug 2, 2019

Prior to attending Appalachian State University, graduating senior Annie Klyce was afraid to take most science courses, she said.

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Nathaniel Scott, an Appalachian junior majoring in physics, received a North Carolina Space Grant Scholarship to continue his research in automation. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State student sets his research sights out of this world through NC Space Grant
Jul 25, 2019

When Nathaniel Scott first toured Appalachian State University as a prospective student, he had an experience that would alter the course of his life.

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Jordan Moore is a junior and chemistry major at Appalachian. Photo submitted

App State’s Jordan Moore pursues dream of global anesthesiology career
Jul 19, 2019

Growing up in Indian Trail, Appalachian State University junior Jordan Moore knew the power of education: her mother and father worked as an elementary school teacher and an assistant principal, respectively. She embraced their love of learning early on and is now pursuing a B.S.

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Hannah Godfrey, an Appalachian senior psychology major from Cary, on a glacier during personal travel. Photo submitted

App State's Boren Scholar could ultimately bolster US security
Jul 18, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships recently announced Hannah Godfrey, a senior psychology major from Cary, has been awarded a ...

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Appalachian senior Jordan Greene, a senior mathematics major with a concentration in statistics. Greene returned to college after more than a decade in retail management and marketing analytics. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State senior and former market analyst awarded NC Space Grant
Jul 16, 2019

After more than a decade in retail management and marketing analytics, Jordan Greene returned to college and shifted his focus to the skies.

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A student at the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork tries on a survival suit worn during Antarctic research expeditions through Appalachian’s Picture Yourself as a Geologist (PYES) outreach program. Photo submitted

Picture Yourself as an Earth Scientist
Jul 1, 2019

Students, faculty and staff in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences are giving regional K–12 students the opportunity to step into the shoes of a geologist, a paleontologist, a volcanolo

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