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Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian

App State hosts virtual celebration of research and creative activity, honors two faculty members
Sep 28, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State University Community had a virtual front row seat to a wide-ranging selection of faculty research and creative a...

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Graduate School accepting 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT)
Sep 25, 2020

The 3MT is an international competition for graduate students to explain their research or scholarly/creative projects in standard...

Pictured, from left to right, are the members of Appalachian State University’s ADVANCE APPALACHIAN team: Dr. Jennifer Burris, professor in and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy; Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, chair of and professor in the A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences; Dr. Willie C. Fleming, App State’s chief diversity officer; Dr. Brooke Hester, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy; and Dr. Andrew Bellemer, associate professor in the Depa

App State awarded nearly $1M grant to ADVANCE APPALACHIAN women in STEM academic careers
Sep 23, 2020

Appalachian State University has been awarded nearly $1 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement ADV...

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CAS continues Zoomer Series for Alumni Engagement
Sep 21, 2020

Over the summer and in the midst of a global pandemic, the College of Arts and Sciences started a virtual zoom series to engage with Appalachian alumn...

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Appalachian alumni publishes children’s book on vaccines
Sep 20, 2020

Andrea Cudd Alemanni ’89 was inspired to write “Ava Antibody Explains Your Body and Vaccines” by reflecting on her own experiences taking her ch...

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4 Lauded authors to appear in App State’s first virtual Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Sep 17, 2020

Pivoting in response to 2020’s pandemic plot twist, Appalachian State University has adapted its fall 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writ...

Dr. Felicia Arriaga, assistant professor, Department of Sociology. Photo by University Communications.

Dr. Felicia Arriaga publishes timely article on social issues during COVID-19
Sep 14, 2020

So far, 2020 has seen the emergence and strengthening of various social movements. More than ever, there are discussions of what our society can impro...

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Virtual events to celebrate Constitution Day
Sep 11, 2020

The Department of Government and Justice Studies, in coordination with Academic Affairs, will celebrate Constitution Day with two virtual events this ...

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Scholarship Opportunity for Student Researchers in STEM Fields
Sep 10, 2020

Barry Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduates of junior and senior standing who are studying mathematics, natural scienc...

Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, rings Appalachian State University’s Founders Bell during the university's Founders Day celebration, Sept. 3. Perry was inducted into the 2020 class of Appalachian’s Bell Ringers Society. Photo by Marie Freeman

The tradition continues — App State celebrates a hybrid Founders Day
Sep 10, 2020

An appropriate smattering of people — safely distanced and sporting a variety of colorful and App State black and gold face coverings — gathered a...