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Geology Department Hosts Internship for High School Students
Oct 24, 2016

The Department of Geology at Appalachian State University hosted the first, 1-Day Geology Internship for High School Students on October 20th. The pro...

Liutkus-Pierce leads team that analyzes ancient human footprints in Africa
Oct 13, 2016

Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, associate professor of Geology, led a research team that analyzed ancient human footprints in Africa. Please read about he...

The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series - November 3rd and November 10th, 2016
Oct 13, 2016

Two events are scheduled for The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series for 2016.Graphic novelist Carol Tyler will present a craft talk titled...

Discovery of tiny fossil near Walland solves 124-year mystery
Sep 30, 2016

By Steve Ahillen, steve.ahillen@knoxnews.comFinding a fossil about the size of a fingernail on Chilhowee Mountain near Walland signified the successfu...

Joseph Bathanti, Professor of Creative Writing, Receives the North Carolina Award, the State’s Highest Civilian Honor
Sep 22, 2016

Read Joseph Bathanti, a professor of creative writing in the department of English will be honored tonight in Raleigh. He is one of seven people who w...

Racing the Sun with the Solar Vehicle Team
Aug 22, 2016

What do you get when you take a dozen Appalachian State University students, three passionate faculty, and an institutional commitment to sustainabili...

Cold Mountain Review turns a new page on the internet
Aug 16, 2016

BOONE - The Cold Mountain Review (CMR), Appalachian State University’s oldest continuous publication, has undergone a major revamp, with a new look ...

Actuarial science program ranked in two nationwide best-values lists
Aug 11, 2016

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s actuarial science program was recently identified by Online Accounting Degrees as one of the “Top 40 Values...

Members of Team Sunergy take an exuberant, if slightly soggy, selfie with their faculty advisors and supporters who greeted them at the finish line. Pictured are (from top left): Dr. Lee Ball, Dan Blakeley, Pedro Franco, Jake Barnes, Dr. Jeremy Ferrell, Brad Johnson, Duvey Rudow (center), and in front row Bailey Winecoff, Lindsay Rudisill and Abby Hastings. Photo by Lee Ball.

Appalachian vehicle finishes in sixth place in American Solar Challenge
Aug 8, 2016

HOT SPRINGS, S.D.—Twelve students who departed the campus of Appalachian State University on July 21 completed a 17-day journey in Hot Springs, Sout...

Appalachian’s solar vehicle team places third in the Formula Sun Grand Prix
Jul 29, 2016

WAMPUM, Pa.—Appalachian State University's solar vehicle team, Team Sunergy, has taken third place in the Formula Sun Grand Prix at the Pittsburgh I...