Pictured here are the Comprehensive level winners from the NCCTM State Mathematics Contest held at Appalachian State University on March 8. They will next compete at the state competition. Photo by Marie Freeman

Middle and high school students compete in regional math competition hosted by Appalachian
Apr 10, 2017

Awards for individuals and top schools were earned during regional qualifying for the NCCTM State Mathematics Contest held at Appalachian State University March 8.

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Appstate students research in the archives of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C

Spring break study abroad opportunity makes global connections
Mar 15, 2017

Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies and the College of Arts and Sciences program in Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies collaborated with four organizations to create a study abroad research trip in Holocaust studies for Appalachian students during

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Hunter Stark, an Appalachian State University sophomore from Charlotte, along with James Howe of Southwestern Community College, won best undergraduate student paper from the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Photo by David Sitar

Cross-institutional research in physics and astronomy leads to best undergraduate student paper
Mar 8, 2017

Hunter Stark, an Appalachian State University sophomore communication major from Charlotte, and James Howe, a Southwestern Community College senior and triple major in electronics, computer, and network engineering technology from Miami, Florida, have been awarded the best undergraduate student...

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Fulbright Scholars

Five Appalachian students are semi-finalists for Fulbright Scholars program
Feb 28, 2017

The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) announces five out of eight Appalachian students who applied for Fulbright Awards were chosen as semi-finalists for the awards. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S.

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Alex Tanner and Madelyn Kittle scholarship winners

John Foster West and Marian Coe Scholarship Winners Announced
Feb 20, 2017

The 2016-17 winners of the John Foster West and Marian Coe creative writing scholarships were announced by Appalachian State’s English department on Jan 18. 

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Academic Honor Roll for Athletes and participants

Academic Services for Student Athletes is recognizing 261 students for Fall 2016 Academic Honor Roll
Feb 13, 2017

The Academic Services for Student Athletes advising staff will be celebrating another year of high academic achievement among student athletes with a recognition tonight during halftime of the Men's Basketball game, February 13, 2017. Tip-off for the game is at 7 p.m.

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Sarah Mbiki

Student leader creates mentorship, leadership opportunities for women in computer science
Feb 13, 2017

Sarah Mbiki is an advocate for the role academic and professional student clubs play in the Appalachian State University experience.

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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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