Team Sunergy’s Cruiser Class vehicle, ROSE, is designed to look and feel like a car consumers will drive in the future. This photo, of ROSE climbing a steep mountain on the way from Wyoming to Oregon, was taken by supporting staff member Chase Reynolds and won the National Park Service photo competition, held in conjunction with the American Solar Challenge. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian’s Team Sunergy ties for second place in 2018 American Solar Challenge
Jul 27, 2018

Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team has secured a second-place tie in the 2018 American Solar Challenge (ASC), an international solar ...

This image displays the prehistoric Dunkleosteus — a large, armored fish that existed during the Late Devonian period, or about 380–360 years ago. Image by Jaime Chirinos/Science Photo Library

The Paleontological Society funds Appalachian research into what role a lack of oxygen played in the Late Devonian mass extinction
Jul 26, 2018

 Using a $5,000 grant awarded by The Paleontological Society, Appalachian State University’s Dr. Cole Edwards and his team of student rese...

A Survivor Speaks: Eugenie Mukeshimana on the 1994 Rwandan Genocide and the Abuse of Music

A Survivor Speaks: Eugenie Mukeshimana on the 1994 Rwandan Genocide and the Abuse of Music
Jul 25, 2018

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the public to a presentation by Rwandan Genocide survivor Eugenie Mukeshimana. Her talk wil...

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NC OSHERC funds Appalachian study on individual-level temperatures in cold work environments
Jul 24, 2018

Thanks to a $9,831 grant from the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center (NC OSHERC), Appalachian State...

Dominic Ysidron

Student Highlight: Dominic Ysidron
Jul 23, 2018

Dominic Ysidron has paired a seemingly unlikely combination of study as a double major in psychology and philosophy and religion with a minor in stati...

Dr. Howard Neufeld, professor in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University. He is co-author of a study on ozone pollution trends that was published June 28 in the journal Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene as part of the Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report (TOAR) project. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian’s Dr. Howard Neufeld contributes to global research on plant-damaging ozone pollution
Jul 20, 2018

A study published June 28 in the journal Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene that examines global ozone pollution trends has worldwide implications ...

ASU professor and child clinical psychologist Kurt D. Michael is the founder of the ASC Center, a partnership between Appalachian State University and regional K-12 public schools to provide counseling and mental health education to students.

Counseling partnership yields positive results for WHS students
Jul 19, 2018

The Assessment, Support and Counseling (ASC) Center at Watauga High School served 325 students — 24 percent of the student body — in the 2017-18 a...

Four honeybee hives in the local Boone community are equipped with the Beemon system created by students and faculty members in the Department of Computer Science at Appalachian State University. The hive pictured third from left is currently empty; its location between two active hives allows for it to be used to measure the level of background noise. Photo submitted

‘Bee’ part of Appalachian’s honeybee monitoring system research
Jul 18, 2018

Over the past five years, a team of students and faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Computer Science at Ap...

Joseph Bathanti is an American poet, novelist and professor in the department of English at Appalachian.

50 for 50: Artists Celebrate North Carolina
Jul 17, 2018

In honor of the N.C. Arts Council 50th anniversary, 50 renowned artists with North Carolina roots share their North Carolina arts story and reflect on...

Mitochondria (purple) surrounding cell nuclei (blue) visualized by fluorescence microscopy. Credit: Gerald Shadel

An ATM that dispenses antioxidants
Jul 16, 2018

Study clarifies dual role of protein that watches for cellular threats and repairs damage - Science Daily...