NSF grant supports new approach to teaching botany
Feb 7, 2016

BOONE—A National Science Foundation grant awarded to two faculty members at Appalachian State University will support their work to develop engaging botany laboratory experiences for undergraduate students and, at the same time, build a database related to ecological changes occurring in t

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Geology faculty and students contribute to better understanding of early climate change during the Devonian and Carboniferous Periods
Dec 14, 2015

BOONE—A five-year UNESCO and International Union of Geological Sciences project on the interaction between climate change and the earth's biodiversity, IGCP 596, has culminated in the book "Planet Earth – In Deep Time," co-edited by Professor Johnny Waters at Appalachian State Univer

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Appalachian joins the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Dec 2, 2015

BOONE—Twenty-nine faculty from across three colleges at Appalachian State University are involved in atmospheric sciences or related research.

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College of Arts & Sciences infused with sustainable curriculum througout the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural and Mathematical Sciences
Oct 14, 2015

BOONE - Recently Appalachian State University was awarded the Climate Leadership Award, a recognition given by Second Nature and the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Center for Green Schools.

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Researchers use tree-ring science to study area log cabins
Aug 3, 2015

BOONE—Saskia van de Gevel looks closely at the ends of logs used to construct two cabins located in the Bear Paw State Natural Area in Watauga County.

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Computer scientist at Appalachian helps researchers track honey bee health
Jul 6, 2015

BOONE—Tracking the health of honeybees across the U.S. is the work of a multi-university team, including a computer scientist at Appalachian State University.

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