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 funded project to assess several aspects of an imperiled plant in western parts of North Carolina and Virginia.

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In Spring 2016, Alice Wright led her class titled Archaeology of the Native South on a fieldtrip to Morganton, where they visited ongoing excavations at the Berry site and the reconstructed Native American buildings at Catawba Meadows Park.

Appalachian assistant professor Alice P. Wright recognized by archaeology association, leads collaborative, interdisciplinary research team
Jan 6, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—"Being named one of two of the most promising young scholars in your field is very humbling," Alice P. Wright, assistant professor of archaeology in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, said. "Now I have to prove them right."

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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 sustainability?

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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, South Dakota, on Aug.

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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 International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania.

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Team Sunergy talks racing, sustainable energy and academia
Jul 18, 2016

BOONE - Team Sunergy, Appalachian State University's solar car team, will be traveling to Pittsburgh, PA next week to compete for the first time in the Formula Sun Grand Prix...

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Solar Vehicle Team preps for summer competition, displays car at local events
Jul 4, 2016

BOONE—Appalachian State University's Solar Vehicle Team (SVT) will be competing in the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) July 22-28 at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Penn.

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Appalachian students to travel to Iowa to witness political history
Jan 27, 2016

BOONE—The venue and subject couldn't be more exciting for 10 political science majors at Appalachian State University who will travel with their professors to observe the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses, which are the first of 16 to be held in the nation.

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AppTV original show showcases the intersection of religion and life in Appalachia
Jan 19, 2016

BOONE - Each week Philosophy and Religion professor, Dr. Conrad Ostwalt, can bee seen outside the confines of I.G. Greer and possibly on the screen of your television, computer, or mobile device.

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Three-minute thesis competition held Jan. 21 at Appalachian
Jan 9, 2016

BOONE—Seventeen graduate students at Appalachian State University will have three minutes to explain their research or scholarly/creative projects as part of the 3MT Three Minute Thesis competition to be held Jan. 21 at Appalachian State University.

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