Peter Soulé | Department of Geography and Planning | Appalachian

Researchers link western wildfire activity to arctic warming
Oct 12, 2017

Are the devastating wildfires in California potentially linked to larger atmospheric processes related to human-caused climate change? Researchers at ...

"Early History of Appalachian State University"
Oct 11, 2017

"The staff of the Student Learning Center is excited to be participating in this partnership with Dr. Burn's and her graduate class members to help ri...

Jackson and Martinez, Computer Science Students, Appalachian State

Two Students receive Scholarships from Boone-based ECRS Software Corporation
Oct 11, 2017

Junior, Diana Martinez of Rose Hill and sophomore, Joshua Jackson of Rocky Point, have been selected as recipients of the ECRS Computer Science Innova...

Matt Gallagher, a Wake Forest University graduate, Iraq war combat veteran and former U.S. Army captain

Matt Gallagher, Veteran on campus as part of "Blurred Boundaries: The Experience of War and Its Aftermath" series
Oct 11, 2017

Matt Gallagher, a Wake Forest University graduate, Iraq war combat veteran and former U.S. Army captain, will be returning to Appalachian State Univer...

The Teaching Excellence and Achievement program (TEA), now in its seventh year, brings teachers from other countries to Appalachian State University to enhance their skills in teaching science and English as a foreign language.

Teaching Excellence and Achievement program (TEA)
Oct 10, 2017

For the last five years, grad assistants from the Department of Languages, literatures and Cultures have worked with this grant and gained expertise i...

Samantha Genke, Head Cheesemaker of Boxcarr Handmade Cheese, Lectures

Boxcarr Handmade Cheeses
Oct 10, 2017

Samantha will discuss what goes into running a small production business and what makes Boxcarr successful. She has been a part of the NC cheese indus...

The SECU Public Fellows Internship stipend enabled her to work as a marketing intern and field scientist at OIBSTPO.

From turtles to town hall: SECU Public Fellows Internship at ASU
Oct 9, 2017

“There’s a one percent survival rate for hatchlings, but we give them all a chance just so maybe one of the little guys can make it. And hey, some...

Sunday’s dedication of the monument marking the historic black cemetery off of Howard Street in Boone caps a multi-year effort by the Junaluska Heritage Association to honor the gravesite of more than 160 African Americans.

Boone’s Historic Black Cemetery Dedicated With Marker Sunday
Oct 5, 2017

“From this whole process, we learned a whole more about our community and our town,” Brantz said. “I think it’s helped make us a whole communi...

Appalachian State University’s Team Sunergy is in Australia, assisting Chilean solar vehicle Team Antikari.

Appalachian’s Team Sunergy travels to World Solar Challenge in Australia to advise Chilean team
Oct 5, 2017

Members of Appalachian’s solar vehicle team left Boone Friday, Sept. 29, for more than two weeks Down Under. They will advise the Chilean team on el...

From left to right: Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Chair of Computer Science; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences; Dr. Norris, Professor of Computer Science; Mr. Mark Noble, VP of Development,  ECRS and Michel Dougherty, CS System Administrator. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

An ECRS donation makes GPU programming possible in the Department of Computer Science at Appalachian
Oct 4, 2017

Nearly all computers have a graphics processing unit (GPU) that generates two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) graphics, images and video f...