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Dr. Anton Seimon, research assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, performs fieldwork. He is co-author of the article “Climate change, population, and poverty: vulnerability and exposure to heat stress in countries bordering the Great Lakes of Africa,” which recently appeared in the the journal Climatic Change. Photo submitted

Dangerous heat conditions to impact East African populations by late 21st century, according to new study co-authored by Appalachian professor
May 29, 2018

A new study co-authored by Dr. Anton Seimon, a climate scientist in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, shows residents of East African nations face daunting levels of heat stress by late 21st century as human-caused climate change intensifies.

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ORAU awards funding for Appalachian Carbon Research Group workshop

ORAU awards funding for Appalachian Carbon Research Group workshop
May 8, 2018

The Appalachian Carbon Research Group (ACRG) — an interdisciplinary group of faculty, staff and students at Appalachian State University studying carbon dioxide emissions, carbon accounting and carbon offset possibilities —will host their second OFFSET (Offsets for Future Forest Stew

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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 associate for Three Wheels United, a financial technology company aimed at establishing a po

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National Park Service Internships: The Blue Ridge Parkway

National Park Service Internships: The Blue Ridge Parkway
Apr 23, 2018

National Park Service Internships: The Blue Ridge Parkway
Blue Ridge Parkway Agricultural Lease Monitoring Internship
Aug. 1 – Oct. 26, 2018
Application deadline: May 7, 2018
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Blue Ridge Parkway Wildlife Monitoring & Bat Internship

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Appalachian Hosts Annual STEAM Expo, Part of the North Carolina Science Festival

Appalachian Hosts Annual STEAM Expo, Part of the North Carolina Science Festival
Apr 16, 2018

Appalachian Hosts Annual STEAM Expo, Part of the North Carolina Science Festival

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Dr. Harvard G. Ayers, professor emeritus of anthropology at Appalachian State University, right, is co-author of “Train Wreck Earth.” Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian professor emeritus co-authors novel about climate change
Apr 10, 2018

If Mother Earth has a common enemy, who or what is it? Pollution? Nuclear war? An extraterrestrial species? The correct answer, according to “Train Wreck Earth,” the new novel by Dr. Harvard G.

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Climate Justice Month—April 2018
Mar 22, 2018

Climate change is perhaps the most challenging global issue that humanity will face for generations to come.

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Dr. Paul Mayewski, Director of the Climate Change Institute and Distinguished Professor at the University of Maine in Orono

Journey into Climate Research with Distinguished Professor Dr. Paul Mayewski
Feb 12, 2018

Dr. Paul Mayewski, Director of the Climate Change Institute and Distinguished Professor at the University of Maine in Orono will give a lecture on Friday, February 23, in Room 293, Rankin Science West at 3:30 p.m.

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