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Researchers use tree-ring science to study area log cabins
Aug 3, 2015

BOONE—Saskia van de Gevel looks closely at the ends of logs used to construct two cabins located in the Bear Paw State Natural Area in Watauga Count...

Anonymous Donor’s vision translates to $500,000 in scholarships for Wayne County Students
Jul 24, 2015

Albert Einstein was credited with saying, “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world.  He who understands it, earns it…he who doesn...

Student literary publication receives three national awards
Jul 20, 2015

BOONE—The spring 2015 edition of The Peel Literature & Arts Review won three national awards from the AEJMC (Association for Education in Journa...

Computer scientist at Appalachian helps researchers track honey bee health
Jul 6, 2015

BOONE—Tracking the health of honeybees across the U.S. is the work of a multi-university team, including a computer scientist at Appalachian State U...

Research team studies a local water resource, wins a national award
Jul 2, 2015

Dr. Kristan Cockerill, Assistant Professor in Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and Dr. William Anderson, Chair and Professor in Geology, were recen...

English faculty delivers a global perspective through literary research
Jun 30, 2015

Dr. Başak Çandar, an Assistant Professor of World Literature in the Department of English, will be returning to Appalachian State this fall after co...

Appalachian studies students present research at international conference
Jun 11, 2015

BOONE—Three graduate students and a faculty member from the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University presented papers at an in...

Fulbright awards send Appalachian professors around the globe
Jun 3, 2015

BOONE—China, Ethiopia, Poland and Austria are the upcoming destinations for four professors at Appalachian State University. Each has received a Ful...

Nominations for 2014-2015 Faculty and Staff Awards Now Open
May 26, 2015

Have you worked with a faculty or staff member that is extraordinary in how they teach and deliver services to our students and community?  Have ...

Baker Perry, left, shows Alpaca farmer Don Pedro Godfredo how to take precipitation measurements from his farm, located at an elevation of 16,700 feet near Peru’s Quelccaya Ice Cap. Perry, an assistant professor of geography at Appalachian State University, has received a five-year National Science Foundation grant to expand his research of precipitation and climate change in the Andes Mountains in Peru and Bolivia. (Photo by Dr. Anton Seimon)

Perry receives $494,000 NSF grant to study precipitation in the Andes Mountains
May 22, 2015

BOONE—Baker Perry has been studying precipitation and climate change in the Andes for more than 15 years – even longer if you consider the time he...