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 Image of AmeriCorps members & AmeriCorps Senior Volunteers. Photo by Americorps.

Sociology faculty lead charity initiatives for the holidays
Dec 2, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Department of Sociology oversees two programs this time of year that benefits populations in need in the surrounding ...

A research team at App State has received nearly $1.1 million in grant funding through the University of North Carolina System’s Research Opportunities Initiative to conduct a three-year honeybee research program aimed at addressing honeybee decline in the U.S. Photo by Todd Bush, courtesy of Hive Tracks

App State researchers working to save honeybees with informatics
Nov 30, 2021

Hardworking honeybee populations — responsible for a third of the food on Americans’ plates — are on the decline in the U.S., meaning ...

The 2021–22 recipients of Appalachian State University’s Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship — a merit-based award designed to support students from underrepresented populations. Pictured, from left to right, are Charles Johnson III, of Parkton; R.J. Johnson Jr., of Franklinton; Victoria Smith, of Raleigh; and Khaden Watson, of Charlotte. Photos of Charles Johnson III and Victoria Smith submitted. Photo of R.J. Johnson Jr. and Khaden Watson by Chase Reynolds

App State announces 4 recipients of its Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship
Nov 22, 2021

Four first-year students at Appalachian State University have been named recipients of the Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship — a merit-bas...

Ellucian PATH Scholarship program logo. Image provided by Ellucian

App State receives $25,000 from Ellucian Foundation to support students with PATH scholarships
Nov 22, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences was selected to receive the 2021 Progress, Accomplishment, Thriving, Hope (PATH) ...

Dr. Jon Davenport Safe fund recipient, photo provided

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jon Davenport
Nov 19, 2021

Dr. Jon Davenport, assistant professor, Department of BiologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipientProject: Size Matters: The Influence ...

Henry Campbell, recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship, Photo Submitted

Henry Campbell studies Chinese with Critical Language Scholarship
Nov 16, 2021

Henry Campbell, a senior from Charlotte, double majoring in Global Studies and East Asian Languages and Cultures, received a Critical Language Scholar...

Kara Haselton, a Wilson Scholar and Honors College senior. Photo submitted.

Honors senior Kara Haselton inspired by international internship with Preemptive Love Coalition
Nov 15, 2021

Summer of 2021, Kara Haselton, a Wilson Scholar and Honors College senior, interned with Preemptive Love Coalition (PLC) based in ...

Dr. Twilia Wingrove, Department of Psychology, Photo Provided

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Twilia Wingrove
Nov 10, 2021

Dr. Twilia Wingrove, experimental psychology program director and associate professor, Department of PsychologyStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) f...

Oblique 3D view of CFM 5.3 visualized with Gocad. Faults are colored by orientation (strike) and relocated seismicity from Hauksson et al. (2012) colored by time.

Faculty and student collaborate on advancements in earthquake science
Nov 5, 2021

For the last three years Dr. Scott Marshall, professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, along with collaborators at Harvard...

An aerial image of the Toolik Field Station on Alaska’s North Slope, where Dr. Sarah Evans and Appalachian State University undergraduate students will collect samples of thawing permafrost during the summers of 2022, 2023 and 2024. Their research, funded by a National Science Foundation grant, aims to provide insight on how the release of carbon from thawing permafrost is advancing climate change. Evans is an assistant professor in App State’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences. Photo by Q

Dr. Sarah Evans, App State students to explore how water patterns in melting permafrost affect climate change
Nov 4, 2021

Small trickles of water traveling through Alaska’s permafrost — subsurface soil that remains frozen throughout the year — carry clues that could...