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Appalachian Journal announces Special Edition on Black Mountain College

Appalachian Journal announces Special Edition on Black Mountain College
May 7, 2018

Appalachian Journal, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly journal housed at Appalachian State University, announces its special edition on Bl...

Dr. Xiaofei Tu, lecturer and Dr. Wendy Xie, associate professor, both in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, have been awarded a STARTALK grant.

Two Appalachian faculty receive STARTALK grant: funding for high school student residential Chinese immersion program
May 4, 2018

Dr. Xiaofei Tu, lecturer and Dr. Wendy Xie, associate professor, both in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, have been awarded a ST...

Dr. Joseph J. Gonzalez, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies

Appalachian’s Joseph Gonzalez receives Excellence in Teaching Award
May 4, 2018

Dr. Joseph J. Gonzalez, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies, is the recipie...

Dr. Jessica Mitchell, assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, oversees Appalachian undergraduate students Darek Olsen, left, and Shane Sosko as they test an online interactive map for visualizing project datasets. Photo courtesy of Jessica Mitchell

Macrosystems Biology, Early NEON Science grant supports biodiversity mapping in eastern US
May 3, 2018

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Jessica Mitchell has received a Macrosystems Biology Early Career Award, which includes $288,851 in funding, thro...

Ariel Green, winner of the 2018-19 Frances Holland Black scholarship

Ariel Green, winner of the 2018-19 Frances Holland Black scholarship
May 3, 2018

Ariel Green, a senior from Durham, N.C. who is majoring in Studio Art at Appalachian State University, has been named the winner of the 2018-19 France...

Alumna Rosemary Messick ’17 majored in psychology with a concentration in business at Appalachian State University. She now lives in Bangalore, India, where she works with startup Three Wheels United to decrease poverty and pollution by creating a sustainable transport system. Photo submitted

Rosemary Messick ’17 works toward reducing pollution and poverty with startup in Bangalore, India
May 2, 2018

Rosemary Messick ’17 credits the diverse experiences she had at Appalachian State University for preparing her to work as a business development ass...

Student Highlight: Hannah Godfrey

Student Highlight: Hannah Godfrey
May 2, 2018

Junior psychology major, Hannah Godfrey, is taking full advantage of attending a liberal arts university. Godfrey notes that the flexibility and of he...

Sierra Cullars (on the right) was named the 2018-19 Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing and Leah Wingenroth (on the left)  was this year’s runner-up in the competition.

Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing Award Winners 2018-19
May 1, 2018

The Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing is an annual award for college juniors or seniors enrolled full-time at Appalachian ...

Olivia Paschall and Allison Dombrowski, presenting their co-authored poster from the American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting at Appalachian Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors event in 2018.

Appalachian Undergraduate Students receive Explorers Club Grants for Research in Mongolia
May 1, 2018

Two Appalachian State University students, Olivia Paschall, a senior geology major from Grand Rapids, Michigan and Allison Dombrowski, a sophomore geo...

Fire Extinguishing and Reconnaissance Bot - FERB (state science fair winner)  FERB was designed and built by two of our students to be capable of being thrown into a burning building and be able to move around no matter how it landed, and it worked for the most part! Regardless of its orientation, it was able to move around somewhat reliably, though certain orientations were definitely preferable. They also built and programmed a hose attachment that could be used to direct the water stream in multiple dire

Summer Ventures: a state-funded program for academically talented N.C. students interested in STEM
Apr 30, 2018

Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded program for academically talented North Carolina students who aspire to careers ...