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Max Martin, Geography major, Philosophy minor. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Max Martin
Apr 3, 2020

The CAS Corps are chosen to  serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute ...

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UNC System Office grant supports ‘STEM Pathway’ at App State
Apr 2, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — During the 2019–20 academic year, new courses offered by Appalachian State University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences, ...

Thanatotheristes degrootorum was a predator at the top of its food chain that lived approximately 79.5 million years ago and is Canada’s oldest known tyrannosaur. It was identified as a new species by Appalachian alumnus Jared Voris ’16, who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Illustration by Julius Csotonyi

App State alumnus identifies a new tyrannosaur species
Apr 1, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Jared Voris ’16 had his hands on a ferocious beast — and lived to tell about it. In fact, this Appalachian State University alumnu...

Meredith Hooks ’00,’02 B.A. History, M.A. Political Science from Greensboro, N.C. Photo submitted.

Then and Now: Alumna Meredith Hooks
Mar 31, 2020

Meredith Hooks ’00,’02B.A. History, M.A. Political Science Greensboro, N.C. THEN:Hooks experiences at Appalachian prepared her for her r...

Appalachian alumnus Jalyn Howard ’17, of Chapel Hill, earned a B.S. in health care management, with minors in general business and philosophy. Now he is pursuing his M.S. in health care management at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Photo submitted

Alumnus applies a different philosophy to health care management
Mar 30, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Jalyn Howard ’17, of Chapel Hill, is in the business of providing free health care to uninsured or underinsured patients with chroni...

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App State announces Spring 2020 Commencement will be virtual
Mar 26, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Chancellor Sheri Everts announced today the university’s Spring 2020 Commencement will be held virt...

Counterclockwise from front: (sitting)Antonio West, Dr. Cameron Gokee, professor, Department of Anthropology, Alexandra Zacher, Matilynn Maltba, Killian Cochran, Callia Cortese, Johnny Serencsics; (tanding) Sarah Thompson, Cory Dalton and Andrew Barringer. Photo by Dr. Sarah Carmichael.

NASA Rocks App State Geological and Environmental Sciences classroom
Mar 25, 2020

Students in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences get a unique opportunity each year to research someth...

Appalachian State University’s online platforms connect students across the state, country and world to the Appalachian Experience. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Navigating the cloud: How to find success in App State online courses
Mar 24, 2020

With the rise of technology, online courses and degree programs have become commonplace, but for many students the shift from face-to-face instruction...

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Appalachian Journal Releases New Issue v.47: 1-2
Mar 18, 2020

Appalachian State’s interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterlyThe latest Appalachian Journal features reviews and articles that focus on opioids in ...

Diana J. Nelson has been named Director of the  College of Arts and Sciences, College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH) office. Photo by University Communications.

College of Arts and Sciences Advising office announces new leadership
Mar 16, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new leadership of the College Advising and Support Services Hub (CAS...