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Toad bones from the pit at the Western North Carolina site, examined by Dr. Tom Whyte, professor of anthropology at Appalachian, and student researchers in his Experimental Archaeology class. Photo submitted

The archaeologist and the headless toads: A ‘trilling’ tale from Appalachian’s Dr. Tom Whyte
Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Tom Whyte likes to dig in the dirt — and solve old mysteries while he’s at it. As a professor in Appalachian’s Department of Anthropolo...

Kevin Tain, senior Computer Science major, earns internship with the National Institute of Health and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Photo submitted.

Computer Science major Kevin Tian earns an Internship with the National Institute of Health
Oct 29, 2019

Kevin TianComputer Science major, Department of Computer ScienceCary, North Carolina The National Institute of Health (NIH)- U.S. Environmental P...

Dr. Steve Hageman, professor, Department of Geological and Environmental Studies of Appalachian State University, recipient of the Geological Society of America Fellowship. Photo by University Communications.

Steve Hageman awarded a Geological Society of America Fellowship
Oct 29, 2019

Dr. Steve Hageman ProfessorDepartment of Geological and Environmental Studies GSA Fellowship Geological Society of America (GSA)Dr. Ste...

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Early Career Mathematics Teachers' Uses of Technology to Teach Mathematics
Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Karen Hollebrands, professor, North Carolina State UniversityFriday, Nov. 1, 20193-4 p.m.Walker Hall, Room 103A This talk is free a...

Senior Rhiannon Reed-Kelly, double majoring in Community and Regional Planning and Geography, with a minor in Sustainable Development pictured in Budapest, spring 2018. Photo submitted.

Rhiannon Reed-Kelly: Planning for positive impact in the future
Oct 28, 2019

Each year, the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-NC) bestows the Marvin Collins Outstanding Planning Awards on communit...

Appalachian alumna Lindsay Bookout ’16, a freelance proofreader in Wilmington operating under the name Pendulum Proofreading. Bookout, who is originally from Charlotte, is currently studying for the LSAT, with a goal of attending law school in fall 2021 to focus on animal and environmental law. Photo submitted

Alumna pursues law school aspirations while helping others put their best words forward
Oct 25, 2019

Appalachian State University alumna and self-professed “grammar nerd” Lindsay Bookout ’16, of Wilmington, would never call herself a hero, and y...

Dr. Holly Hirst, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Dr. Timothy Smith, Department of Anthropology recognized for excellence in teaching 2018-19. Photos by University Communications.

7 App State faculty members recognized for teaching excellence
Oct 25, 2019

Appalachian State University recognized seven faculty members for excellence in teaching during its Fall 2019 Faculty and Staff Meeting held Friday, S...

Dr. Sarah J. Greenwald, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Mathematical Sciences. She has been named among the 2020 class of Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Fellows. The AWM Fellows Program recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the support and advancement of women in the mathematical sciences. Photo submitted

Dr. Sarah J. Greenwald named among 2020 Association for Women in Mathematics Fellows
Oct 24, 2019

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) has named Dr. Sarah J. Greenwald, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Math...

CAS Faculty and Staff Award Winners 2018-19 (L to R): Amanda Howell (CFS), Marta Toran (GES), Ellen Lamont (SOC), Larry Bridges (CS), Lynn Siefferman (BIO), Craig Fischer (ENG), Misa Yamamoto (LLC), Joseph Gonzalez (IDS), Beverly Moser (LLC), Ellen Key (GJS), Lauri Miller (GES), Jill Ehnenn (ENG), Maggie Sugg (GHY) and Diane Mines (ANT). Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

CAS Faculty and Staff Awards 2018-19
Oct 24, 2019

Each year the College of Arts and Sciences hosts a luncheon to celebrate the many faculty and staff in the college and to recognize outstanding facult...

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University has named William L. (Larry) Bridges ’75 as the Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2018–19. Photo by University Communications.

College Outstanding Alumni Award Winner: Larry Bridges
Oct 23, 2019

William ‘Larry’ BridgesVisiting LecturerDepartment of Computer ScienceCAS Outstanding Alumni AwardAppalachian State University’s College of...