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Audra Ellis ’95 B.S. Criminal Justice, B.S. Psychology from Lincolnton, N.C. Photo submitted.

Then and Now: Alumna Audra Ellis
Apr 14, 2020

In Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, we strive to make a lasting impact on our students in order to motivate, inspire and...

Connor Schlaline, Chemistry major. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

CAS Corps Feature: Connor Schlaline
Apr 13, 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 opport...

This image, taken from the front cover of the March 11 North Carolina Climate Science Report, shows scenes from the state’s three geographic regions, pictured from left to right: the Western Mountains, the Piedmont and the Coastal Plain. Appalachian’s Dr. Baker Perry, professor in the Department of Geography and Planning, served as a co-author on the report, contributing his expertise to the report’s snowstorms and snow cover sections. North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies image

NC scientists report greenhouse gases promise a warmer, wetter and more humid state climate
Apr 9, 2020

BOONE, N.C — Rising temperatures and sea levels, increased rains and subsequent flooding, and increased humidity throughout the state are indicated ...

Current photo of Emily Blackburn. Photo submitted.

Then And Now: Emily Blackburn
Apr 7, 2020

In Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, we strive to make a lasting impact on our students in order to motivate, inspire and...

Dr. Martial K. Frindenthie (left) and Dr. Saskia van de Gevel (right). Photos by Chase Reynolds.

Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new department chairs
Apr 6, 2020

Dr. Martial K. Frindéthié, will chair Appalachian’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures effective March 1, 2020 and Dr. Saskia van d...

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

CAS Corps Feature: 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 opport...

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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

In Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, we strive to make a lasting impact on our students in order to motivate, inspire and...

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...