Dr. Nicole Hughes, High Point University. Photo submitted.

Biology Seminar Series talk on "Anthocyanin pigments in leaves: ecological and physiological functions"
Feb 25, 2019

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 20194 p.m.Rankin Science West, Room 183This event is open to the campus and communityRefreshments will be providedThe Biology Semi...

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5 acclaimed authors to speak as part of spring 2019 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Feb 25, 2019

This spring, five renowned writers — whose works engage with subjects relevant to Appalachia, the South and the world — will visit Appalachian Sta...

Bryce Helms, a senior criminal justice major and full-time Appalachian police officer, takes a pause from her duties for a photo in the university’s Plemmons Student Union. Photo by Marie Freeman

Bryce Helms — from Appalachian police cadet to full-time APD officer
Feb 22, 2019

As the Appalachian State University Police Department (APD) prepares to welcome new cadets to its Appalachian Police Officer Development Program ...

Pictured left to right: Mark Noble, Vice President of Development, ECRS; Dr. Randy Edwards, Vice Chancellor of University Advancement, ASU; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, ASU; Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Chair of Computer Science, ASU and Pete Catoe, Founder, CEO and President, ECRS. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

Local business ECRS establishes new scholarship program for Computer Science students
Feb 21, 2019

ECR Software Corporation (ECRS), a locally owned business in Boone, N.C. has announced the establishment of a Computer Science High Achievers Scholars...

Dr. Cole Edwards, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, takes measurements of sedimentary rocks in Nevada. Photo submitted

Dr. Cole Edwards emphasizes fieldwork in studying geological history
Feb 20, 2019

Dr. Cole Edwards’ specialty is investigating the causes of life and death — with evidence that is about 400 million years old....

Learning Chinese with the instructional lead, Dr. Wendy Xie. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

The High Country meets the Middle Kingdom: Chinese immersion program for high school students
Feb 20, 2019

Fifteen high school students, from Watauga High School, Allegheny High School, Draughn High School in Burke County and Salem Academy in High Point, pa...

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Office of Student Research supports undergraduate professional development at National American Geophysical Union meeting
Feb 19, 2019

In December, fifteen faculty and students from four departmental areas in the College of Arts and Sciences with assistance from the Office of Student ...

Some members of Appalachian's Carbon Research Group pictured from left to right: Kaitlyn Burkett, senior, Actuarial Sciences; Henning Tovar, graduate student, Political Science; Dr. Tatyana Ruseva, Associate Professor, Department of Government and Justice Studies; Dr. Gregg Marland, research faculty member with RIEEE and the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences; Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk, Interim Director RIEEE and Jamie Hedrick, graduate student, Political Science. Current members not pictured, Dr

Department of Energy changes give Appalachian State an opportunity to continue carbon emission reporting for Global solutions
Feb 18, 2019

The year 2017 was a threshold year for global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to the atmosphere and for global climate change. Carbon dioxide is emi...

Dr. Susan Lappan, an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Appalachian State University. Photo by Marie Freeman.

Biology Seminar Series on Wednesday, Feb. 20 with Dr. Susan Lappan
Feb 18, 2019

The Department of Biology Seminar series will feature Dr. Susan Lappan presenting a talk entitled, "Big challenges for small apes: Prospects for ...

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"Mechanisms of Demographic Variability Across Scales and Contexts" with Dr. Tom Anderson
Feb 15, 2019

Dr. Tom Anderson will give a talk titled, "Mechanisms of Demographic Variability Across Scales and Contexts." The talk will take place in Rankin Scine...