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Appalachian senior James Wise of Boone has focused his thesis research on pollen viability assays and cytological studies to identify genetic barriers to reproduction in Virginia’s Spiraea. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian students and faculty partner with UNC Asheville to research threatened plant species
Jan 27, 2017

Professors and student researchers from Appalachian State University’s and UNC Asheville’s Departments of Biology have partnered in a federally fu...

sample of an ordinary chondrite (a type of meteorite) imaged using the Scanning Electron Microscope in the Dewel Micrscopy Facility Photo by Anthony Love

The Closest Tangible Opportunity to Connect with Space
Jan 26, 2017

From geology and more specifically to meteorites, there is a tactile connection to space and the universe that’s tangible even with one’s feet pla...

Presenting a check to Appalachian State University from the North Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is Betsy Rhodes, second from left. With her are, from left, Appalachian’s Dr. Chris Hogan, director of Counseling and Psychological Services, psychologist Dr. Denise Lovin and psychology professor Dr. Kurt Michael. Since the check presentation Dec. 6, the organization has provided an additional gift bringing its support for suicide prevention training at Appalachian to

Appalachian secures funding for community-wide suicide prevention training
Jan 24, 2017

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has awarded $19,150 for training in an innovative suicide preventi...

Tara Early created a poster that placed first in the undergraduate category of a competition organized by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Photo by Marie Freeman

Environmental science major Tara Early creates prize-winning research poster, is honored by SETAC
Jan 24, 2017

Tara Early of Morehead City just graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science. She is now ap...

These graduate students of Northeastern University (NEU) in Shenyang, China, hold certificates of course completion for a project on academic writing organized by Appalachian State University’s American Cultural Center at NEU. Three Appalachian professors – Dr. Xiaorong Shao, Allan Scherlen and Dr. Matthew Robinson (seated here left to right) – created online content for the project. Photo courtesy of Dr. Xiaorong Shao

Appalachian leads writing projects at Chinese universities
Jan 24, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—At several Chinese universities, instruction in writing English has taken on a distinctly American character, and Appalachian State Univ...

From left, Appalachian State University students Anna Cantrell, Mookho Paw, Barbara Ritchie and Ary Bautista Hernandez are recipients of a $2,500 scholarship to study abroad through the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad™ initiative. Photo courtesy of the Office of International Education and Development

Six Appalachian students awarded the Generation Study Abroad Scholarship: Three from the College of Arts and Sciences
Jan 24, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—Six Appalachian students received a $2,500 scholarship to study abroad through the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Genera...

Philosophy and Religion in the Contemporary World at Appstate

Philosophy and Religion in the Contemporary World Colloquium Series: Spring 2017
Jan 19, 2017

Fall 2017 Colloquium Series held at Belk Library, Room 114 at 5:30pmFebruary 7: The History of Illusion: Classical German Philosophy Today Dr. Joe Wei...

Neolithic Transitions with Dr. Alice P. Wright

Neolithic Transitions in the Native Southeast: Public Lecture with Dr. Alice P. Wright
Jan 19, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm in Anne Belk Hall, Room 336This event is part of the Department of Anthropology Brown Bag Series f...

Dr. Edward Westermann's Book: Hitler’s Ostkrieg and the Indian Wars: Comparing Genocide and Conquest

Dr. Edward Westermann discusses Hitler’s Ostkrieg and the Indian Wars: Comparing Genocide and Conquest
Jan 17, 2017

Dr. Edward Westermann will give a public lecture for the campus and community on his recent book, Hitler’s Ostkrieg and the Indian Wars: Compar...

Locality: Envisioning a Regenerative City

An Evening at the Ecopolis: Envisioning a Regenerative City
Jan 17, 2017

A multimedia theatrical piece by Jeff Biggers, featuring regional musician Alexa Rose.Friday, February 17, 7:00 PMGrandfather Mountain Ballr...