Jackson Weisner, a senior at ASU, embodies what the internship hopes to accomplish. Weisner, a criminal justice major, spent his summer interning with the police department in his hometown of Thomasville. After he graduates in December, Weisner said he plans on going to the police academy in January and then apply for a job with one of the police departments or sheriff’s offices in the Triad area.

Internship Program Provides Students with Financial Support and help for Communities
May 22, 2017

by Phillip RamatiUniversity of North CarolinaA System of Higher Learning ...

The research of four additional Innovation Scholars and their collaborators was funded by Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics (RIEEE) and the College of Arts and Sciences. They are, from left: Dr. Nathan Mowa, Dr. Suzanna Brauer, Grace Plummer, Kevin Gamble, Hei-Young Kim and Dr. Steve Seagle. Photo by Marie Freeman

RIEEE and College of Arts and Sciences fund 4 additional Innovation Scholars projects
May 19, 2017

Appalachian State University leadership in the Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics and the College of Arts and Sciences announced...

Recipients of the first Appalachian Innovation Scholars grants are, standing from left, Dr. Kyle Thompson, Dr. Paul Wallace, Dr. Ok-Youn Yu; seated, Anna Ward and Dr. Anne Fanatico.

Appalachian Innovation Scholars Program
May 19, 2017

Five proposals selected as ‘stunning examples of original thinking and collaboration,’ receive $10,000 each ...


Tuesday History: What Ray’s Saying
May 19, 2017

by Thomas Calder, Mountain XpressAsheville, N.C. Last year, historian and eight-time Story Slam winner, Ray Christian, launched his pod...

“The arts and the humanities give us the opportunity to consider multiple perspectives and cultivate empathy.” – Ann Pegelow Kaplan, who has graduate degrees in photography and folklore/ethnography

Kaplan conveys immigration struggle through historic and modern imagery
May 8, 2017

Ann Pegelow Kaplan, assistant professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies at Appalachian State University, compares the presen...

Stephanie Stegemoller, left, and Caitlynne Garland sort books Thursday, April 20, 2017. They will open Dog-Eared Books on Atlantic Avenue in Raleigh on April 29. Madison Iszler

Independent bookstores find an unlikely boost: the internet
May 8, 2017

Two Raleigh women are opening a bookstore this month, confident the appeal of printed words will persist in a digital society. ...

Spring 2017 Commencement

Spring 2017 Commencement
May 8, 2017

May 12 - 13, 2017 Commencement ceremonies will be held at Appalachian State University in the Holmes Convocation Center....

Wilkes with his beekeeping suit on, shows the club where the queen of the hive is.

ASU Beekeepers Unveil First On-Campus Hive
May 2, 2017

On April 21 a small crowd gathered at the LLC Gardens to celebrate the opening of the first on-campus beehive. The event was created and sponsore...

Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, named the Chair of the Department of Computer Science. Dr. Eric Marland, named the Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Dr. Zack E. Murrell, named the Chair of the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University.

New Department Chairs named in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences
May 2, 2017

Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, currently the Lowe’s Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Appalachian State University has been n...

Carolyn Kitchens, Appstate Alumni at Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia

The Chemistry of Life
Apr 28, 2017

CAROLYN KITCHENS has a humble approach to help students “get” science.By: The Bethany Today, Spring 2017 issue - Faculty Profile - Appalachian Sta...