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The 1.5-meter telescope housed in the University of the Free State’s Boyden Observatory in South Africa. App State professor emeritus and astrophysicist Dr. Richard Gray designed and built a spectrograph for the telescope, which he installed and commissioned this spring. This work, supported by Gray’s 2019–20 Fulbright award, began in fall 2019 and was put on hold in 2020 due to the global pandemic. Photo provided by Dr. Richard Gray

Spectrograph installed at South Africa’s Boyden Observatory to aid App State, UFS astrophysicists
Jun 30, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — A spectrograph designed, built, installed and commissioned by Appalachian State University astrophysicist Dr.

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The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Appalachian State University

Dr. Chris Thaxton's Applied Fluids Laboratory awarded $350,000 contract with Naval Research Laboratory
May 16, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian Applied Fluids Laboratory (AppAFL) has been awarded a $350,000 contract with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's Ocean Sciences Division.

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Dr. Sarah Evans, assistant professor in the Appalachian State Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Sarah Evans, collaborators to share research during NSF "Live from the Arctic" webinar
May 9, 2023

"Live from the Arctic: The Frozen Tundra" featuring Dr. Sarah Evans
Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at 1 p.m. EST

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Photo above features (left to right): Anna Gretz, Lauren Perrone, Dr. Melissa Birkhofer, Natalie Allen, Jeffrey Lankford, Ella Mayfield at the SEACS 2023 conference held at the UNC Charlotte. Photo below pictures the same students with Dr. Birkhofer introducing their session at the SEACS 2023 meetings.

Three Honors College students present at the DLLC Symposium 2023 — Diversity and (Dis)Connections in the Contemporary Context
May 4, 2023

Three Honors College students — Emily Horvath, Ella Mayfield, and Lauren Perrone — presented at the Department of Languages, Literature and Culture’s (DLLC) 2023 Spring Symposium — Diversity and (Dis)Connections in the Contemporary Context held on March 23-24 in the Plemm

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Matthew Mair

Honors College student and Chancellor’s Scholar Accepted into the Resilience and Adaptation to Coastal Change Across Communities (C2C) REU Program
Apr 26, 2023

Honors College junior and Chancellor’s Scholar Matthew Mair has been selected to participate in the Resilience and Adaptation to Coastal Change Across Communities REU program located at the Coastal Studies Institute from May 31 to August 4, 2023. 

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