Nataly Jimenez, from High Point, is an Appalachian State University Honors College senior majoring in sociology-criminology, deviance and law, with a minor in psychology. After graduation, she plans to attend law school and become an immigration lawyer. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State’s Nataly Jimenez: A scholar and an advocate
Sep 10, 2021

Growing up in an immigrant family, Appalachian State University senior Nataly Jimenez said she watched her parents and extended family encounter hards...

Rhiannon Reed-Kelly ’20, who lives in Dublin, Ireland, graduated summa cum laude from Appalachian State University with a B.S. in community and regional planning, a B.S. in geography with a certificate in geographic information systems and a minor in sustainable development. She is pictured in the Dublin Mountains. Photo submitted

Mountaineer alumna Rhiannon Reed-Kelly ’20 has her eye on international urban design
Sep 9, 2021

Rhiannon Reed-Kelly ’20 dreams of designing a world of happy, healthy cities — inspired by a book she read as a geography student at Appalachian S...

Traditional data center designs have servers set up in rows and racks, with cables connecting devices. Appalachian State University’s Dr. Abdelbaset Hamza and his App State research team are simulating different configurations — such as this geometric cell-based design — with the goal of improving efficiency and speed of data transfers. Hamza received a nearly $175,00 National Science Foundation grant in support of the project. Illustration provided by Dr. Abdelbaset Hamza

App State’s Dr. Abdelbaset Hamza studies efficiency in internet data centers
Sep 8, 2021

Answers to Google searches, information on websites, files stored in the cloud, and music and movies for streaming — all resources at people’s fin...

Colloquium Series Lecture Featuring Michael McRoberts

Football Analytics: Winning games through optimizing in-game strategy
Sep 8, 2021

 Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series presents Michael McRobertsFriday, September 10, 2021 3 p.m.Zoom event, email Kristen Rolan...

Grace Rogers, senior, SAFE fund recipient. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Grace Rogers, Mathematical Sciences
Sep 3, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Grace Rogers, Mathematical SciencesGrace Rogers is a senior from Durham, N.C.Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund ...

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The AI Delusion with Dr. Gary Smith
Sep 1, 2021

Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. Gary Smith, Pomona CollegeFriday, September 3, 2021 3 p.m.Zoom event, email Kristen...

 Caroline Fehlman, Andrew Bagwell, Nicholas Gastelle and Caity Duncan, student climate change researchers

Students conduct influential climate change research
Aug 31, 2021

Dr. Gregg Marland, who holds a dual appointment with the Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics and the Department of Geological and...

Ellucian Foundation Announces 2021 PATH Scholarship Program

Ellucian Foundation supports PATH Scholarship program at App State
Aug 30, 2021

The Ellucian Foundation, established in 2020 by the higher education technology solutions provider Ellucian, has awarded Appalachian State Univer...

Austin Melzer, graduate student and SAFE Fund recipient. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Austin Melzer, Psychology
Aug 26, 2021

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Austin Melzer, PsychologyAustin Melzer is a graduate student in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource ...

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Dr. Carolyn Ellis on Compassionate and Collaborative Research with Holocaust Survivors
Aug 25, 2021

Thursday, September 2, 20217:30 - 9 p.m. ESTRegistration is required to participateA virtual event, free and open to the public. Dr. Ca...