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Geology faculty and students contribute to better understanding of early climate change during the Devonian and Carboniferous Periods
Dec 14, 2015

BOONE—A five-year UNESCO and International Union of Geological Sciences project on the interaction between climate change and the earth's biodiversi...

Appalachian professor develops software to study tornadoes with National Geographic
Dec 10, 2015

BOONE - Each year in the spring, Dr. Anton Seimon, Research Assistant Professor at Appalachian State University in the Department of Geography and Pla...

Latest issue of the Appalachian Journal focuses on Appalachian music
Dec 10, 2015

BOONE—The Appalachian Journal has published its first special edition on Appalachian music. This double issue (vol. 42, nos. 3-4) is the largest one...

Appalachian joins the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Dec 2, 2015

BOONE—Twenty-nine faculty from across three colleges at Appalachian State University are involved in atmospheric sciences or related research.Their ...

College of Arts and Sciences develops new fund to support faculty and students
Dec 1, 2015

BOONE - This fall the College of Arts and Sciences established the Student and Faculty Excellence Fund (SAFE Fund), an endowment and annual fund born ...

Geography alum builds business from Youtube inspiration
Nov 30, 2015

BOONE - Jordan Nelson graduated from Appalachian State University in December of 2012 with a degree in Geography and a GIS (Geographic Information Sys...

Students participate in the 11th Annual SNCURCS research event
Nov 23, 2015

BOONE—A total of 146 undergraduate students and faculty from Appalachian State University attended the 11th Annual State of North Carolina Undergrad...

Student shares love of dinosaurs
Nov 19, 2015

BOONE—Senior geology major Haviv Avrahami was a winner on two counts at the recent 75th annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology hel...

Hutchins receives National Translation Award
Nov 11, 2015

BOONE—William M. Hutchins, a professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Philosophy and Religion, has received the National Translatio...

Humanities Council continues 2015-2016 lecture series with “Intersectionality: Moving from Tolerance to Solidarity,” a conversation with Ange-Marie Hancock
Nov 10, 2015

Boone - Last month the Humanities Council at Appalachian State University hosted their annual symposium. Ninety-eight people attended the day long ser...