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Career confirmed by thinking small…nano-scale small
Apr 1, 2015

Many people probably do not know what carbon nanotubes are, butknows they’re something to get excited about.Zeidell, a graduate student in the Depar...

Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay to speak at Appalachian April 16
Apr 1, 2015

BOONE—“Bad Feminist” author Roxane Gay will present a craft talk April 16 at 2 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Table Rock Room at Appalachian...

Interdisciplinary Studies Student Co-Writes Professionally Produced Play
Mar 26, 2015

Few students can say that they have studied abroad three times in three different countries, learned two foreign languages in college, and co-written ...

Jennifer Burris with students

Burris honored by UNC Board of Governors for teaching excellence
Mar 26, 2015

BOONE—Teaching is one of Jennifer Burris’ passions, and that passion has been recognized by the UNC Board of Governors.Burris, an associate profes...

Blastoids

Students and geology professor research ancient marine animal
Mar 25, 2015

BOONE—Lyndsie White is a senior industrial design major at Appalachian State University. Bonnie Nguyen is a recent graduate of the university’s ex...

Ray Russell

Ray Russell: The Internet’s Ray of Sunshine
Mar 23, 2015

Department of Computer Science faculty member and local weatherman Ray Russell is featured on Capitalatplay.com, where he discusses his extensive...

Michael Kimmel

‘Guyland’ author Michael Kimmel lectures at Appalachian April 14
Mar 16, 2015

BOONE—Dr. Michael Kimmel will present the lecture “Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men” Tuesday, April 14, at Appalachian State Un...

Appalachian Geology Professors and Student Conduct Groundbreaking Climate Research in Mongolia
Mar 2, 2015

Although the words “climate change” have become a commonly used phrase, few people know the science behind the term. Appalachian State geology pro...

baker perry

Geography's site to be included in the World Meteorological Organization CryoNet's pre-operational testing phase
Feb 26, 2015

The Quelccaya Icecap site where Perry Baker is conducting research has been selected as one of two U.S.- supported sites to be included in t...

KyrgyzTUCKIAN Music as Cultural Foreign Policy
Feb 25, 2015

Please join the Center for Appalachian Studies in welcoming Dr. Jeffrey A. Keith, a professor of global studies at Warren Wilson College, Appalachian ...