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Dr. Brandon Garcia of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at East Carolina University. Photo from ECU.

Biology Seminar Series welcomes Dr. Brandon Garcia from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at East Carolina University
Nov 6, 2019

Dr. Brandon Garcia of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at East Carolina University"Structure-Function Relationships of Borrelial Classica...

Dr. Christina Sornito-Carter, a 2019–20 Fulbright recipient and assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Anthropology. Photo submitted

Fulbright awardee Dr. Christina Verano Sornito-Carter to conduct heritage conservation and disaster management research in the Philippines
Nov 6, 2019

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito-Carter, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Anthropology, has been awarded a 2019...

An image of the GoTo laboratory on the roof of Rankin Science at Appalachian State University. Photo by Dan Caton.

View the Transit of Mercury through telescopes on the open roof observatory at Appalachian
Nov 5, 2019

View the Transit of MercuryMonday, November 11, 20198:30 am - 1:00 pmWhat to watch for: The transit of Mercury across the face of the SunLocation: Ran...

Dr. Richard Gray, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy. Photo by Chase Reynolds

2019–20 Fulbright awardee Dr. Richard Gray to ‘unite the sky’ through astronomical partnership with South Africa’s UFS
Nov 5, 2019

Dr. Richard Gray, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been awarded a grant through the Fu...

Photo by Wake Forest University, https://news.wfu.edu/experts/barry-trachtenberg/

Religious studies club hosts speaker on Zionism in light of the Holocaust
Nov 4, 2019

Dr. Barry Trachtenburg, Rubin professional chair of Jewish history and director of Wake Forest Universitiy’s Jewish studies programMonday, Nov. 4, 2...

 total of seven Appalachian State University faculty received Fulbright awards for 2019–20 as a result of the 2018 Fulbright competition: six as Fulbright Scholars and one as a Fulbright Administrator. Photos collage by University Communications.

App State receives record number of Fulbright awards for faculty
Nov 4, 2019

A total of seven Appalachian State University faculty received Fulbright awards for 2019–20 as a result of the 2018 Fulbright competition: six as Fu...

Interviewee Bill Alexander, right, instructs Appalachian State University graduate student Chelsey Johnson, of Knoxville, Tennessee, in how to strip hickory bark for lacing baskets and weaving chair bottoms. Johnson interviewed Alexander for her South Arts-funded grant project documenting living folk traditions in Appalachia. Johnson is an M.A. candidate in Appalachian State University’s Appalachian studies program. Photo by Jesse Barber

South Arts supports App State documentary on living folk traditions in Appalachia
Nov 1, 2019

Living folk traditions practiced by the people of diverse cultures in Western North Carolina will be preserved for generations to come thanks to the d...

Dr. Cara Fiore, visiting assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Biology, dives off the coast of Bocas del Toro, Panama, during her summer 2019 research to study sea sponge filtration. Photo courtesy of Dr. Cara Fiore

App State receives more than $600K from NSF in support of sea sponge research
Oct 31, 2019

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Dr. Cara Fiore, visiting assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Depa...

Image of person writing. Stock image for the Creative Writing Scholarship Competition fall 2019.

Fall 2019 Creative Writing Scholarship Competition
Oct 31, 2019

This competition is for poetry and creative prose (fiction, script or screenplay, or creative nonfiction) and is open to full-time students of al...

Hannah Krueger ’17, a doctoral student at Brown University. Kruger had a full-ride Chancellor’s Scholarship while a student at Appalachian. The scholarship is designed for students with ambitious academic goals involving graduate or professional postbaccalaureate degrees. Photo by University Communications

Hannah Krueger ’17 works on her Ph.D. straight from App State
Oct 30, 2019

Hannah Krueger, a 2017 graduate of Appalachian State University’s Geology (BS) - Quantitative Geoscience degree program, hopes to become a...