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LtoR, TtoB – Keynote Speakers: Historian Jon Mathieu, Switzerland; Dr. Dawn Hollis, Scotland and Geographer Gilles Rudaz, Switzerland. Alton C. Byers, Colorado and additional International participants Christian Quendler, Austria; Siân Williams, Wales and Frédérique Spill, France. And the regional Cole Mountain Cloggers. Photos submitted.

A Global study of Mountains at Appalachian: an International Mountain Studies Symposium
Mar 5, 2019

Appalachian State University will host an evening lecture and a one day symposium on comparative mountain studies between the Appalachian Mountains and other mountain regions around the world showcasing international visiting scholars and faculty and student research.

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A northern long-eared bat with visible symptoms of white-nose syndrome. Flickr/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters image

NPS funds Appalachian survey of WNS-affected bats in Blue Ridge Parkway area
Mar 4, 2019

Lurking among the many bat species that make the Blue Ridge Parkway area their home — the eastern red bat, the big brown bat and the silver-haired bat, to name a few — is a silent killer known as white-nose s

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Pictured left to right: Mark Noble, Vice President of Development, ECRS; Dr. Randy Edwards, Vice Chancellor of University Advancement, ASU; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, ASU; Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Chair of Computer Science, ASU and Pete Catoe, Founder, CEO and President, ECRS. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

Local business ECRS establishes new scholarship program for Computer Science students
Feb 21, 2019

ECR Software Corporation (ECRS), a locally owned business in Boone, N.C. has announced the establishment of a Computer Science High Achievers Scholarship for students in the Department of Computer Science at Appalachian State University.

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The Appalachian SumoBot Competition
Feb 13, 2019

The Appalachian SumoBot competition is returning this semester. Robotic sumo is a competition where two robots, known as sumo-bots, attempt to push each other out of an arena using sensors, clever programming and innovative design.

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 International Mountain Studies Symposium Keynote Speakers, left to right: Historian Jon Mathieu, professor emeritus from the University of Lucerne, Switzerland; Dr. Dawn Hollis, Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the School of Classics, at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and Geographer Gilles Rudaz, lecturer and associate researcher in the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Photos submitted.

Appalachian announces International Mountain Studies Symposium Keynote Speakers
Feb 8, 2019

Appalachian State University will host three influential, international academics in mountain studies as keynote speakers: ...

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Watauga County Schools funds continued support of Appalachian ASC Center
Jan 25, 2019

A $30,000 grant awarded to Appalachian State University by Watauga County Schools has ensured students in the school district’s Watauga High School will continue to have access to high-quality mental health services offered through Appalachian’s Assessment, Support, and Counseling (A

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Alana Patterson '18, Biology, Secondary Education. Photo submitted

Three TEAMS: Noyce Scholars are the first to complete a year of teaching
Jan 18, 2019

After graduating last May, Alana Paterson, Biology, Secondary Education; Chris McCollum, Physics, Secondary Education and Chris Kolischak, Middle Grades Education with a concentration in Science, became the first graduates of the TEAMS: Noyce Scholars...

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