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Eric Greer in Appalachian State University’s Facilities Operations pours a wastewater sample from a university residence hall into a collection container. Photo by Marie Freeman

Residence hall wastewater testing supports App State’s COVID-19 management strategy
Apr 26, 2021

While face coverings, physical distancing and testing events have come to define COVID-19 for many colleges and universities, including Appalachian State University, a key component of managing the global pandemic runs in the sewers beneath their campuses.

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Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, rings Appalachian State University’s Founders Bell during the university's Founders Day celebration, Sept. 3. Perry was inducted into the 2020 class of Appalachian’s Bell Ringers Society. Photo by Marie Freeman

The tradition continues — App State celebrates a hybrid Founders Day
Sep 10, 2020

An appropriate smattering of people — safely distanced and sporting a variety of colorful and App State black and gold face coverings — gathered at Founders Plaza Thursday, Sept. 3, for the third annual Appalachian State University Founders Day celebration.

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App State's clearinghouse website for Coronavirus

App State coronavirus information
Aug 17, 2020

Just a reminder, to stay informed visit the App State Coronavirus website for updates and more.

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‘Leading in a Time of Transformation’: 4 App State faculty selected for women’s leadership development program

‘Leading in a Time of Transformation’: 4 App State faculty selected for women’s leadership development program
Aug 4, 2020

Four Appalachian State University faculty have been accepted into the 2020 BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women program sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Hands-on learning in the High Country

Hands-on learning in the High Country
Jul 28, 2020

Appalachian State University students and alumni often refer to the university as their “home on the mountain.” The use of this physical reference point for Appalachian reflects the interconnectedness of the university and its location in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Call for Proposals for 2020 Global Symposium

Call for Proposals for 2020 Global Symposium
Jul 9, 2020

Proposals are now being accepted for the eighth annual Appalachian Global Symposium on October 28, 2020! Submissions are due by September 15, 2020.

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How to keep students feeling connected and supported — 4 Excellence in Teaching Award winners weigh in

How to keep students feeling connected and supported — 4 Excellence in Teaching Award winners weigh in
Jul 7, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — At the beginning of the 2020 spring semester, no one at Appalachian State University could have imagined a complete transition to online learning — with only days to prepare.

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Jane Barghothi named vice chancellor for university advancement at Appalachian State

Jane Barghothi named vice chancellor for university advancement at Appalachian State
Jun 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Jane McIntyre Barghothi ’96 has been named Appalachian State University’s vice chancellor for university advancement. Barghothi has served as senior associate vice chancellor for university development since July 2019.

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