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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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Appalachian Alumna Lacy Martin outside her classroom at R. J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem, N.C. photo submitted.

Alumna Lacy Martin: Homeless and hopeless to full of promise
Jul 22, 2019

Lacy Martin ‘18 definitely faced many challenges through her young adult life: from growing up in a single parent household, to the loss of a parent, to grappling with college life while coming from a family that was homeless.

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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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The 18th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on "Remembering the Holocaust" will be held July 20-25, 2019 - film screening poster

International Summer Symposium Centers on Education During and After the Holocaust
Jul 8, 2019

The 18th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on "Remembering the Holocaust" will be held July 20-25, 2019, at Appalachian State University's Plemmons Student Union in Boone, N.C.

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Rachel Gaines, a senior environmental science major from Dayton, Ohio. Gaines will graduate this summer and begin Appalachian’s graduate program in sustainable technology in the fall. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State’s Rachel Gaines is a goalkeeper in sports — and in life
Jul 2, 2019

Field hockey brought Rachel Gaines to Appalachian State University, but academics — and the “family atmosphere” — made her want to stay.

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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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