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A heavy snowfall blankets the campus of Appalachian State University — one of five universities selected nationally to conduct rural climate resiliency research as part of AT&T’s Climate Resiliency Community Challenge. The Appalachian research team will suggest opportunities for improving access to services in rural communities. For example, expanded broadband is a critical component for overcoming obstacles created by weather cancellations. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awarded AT&T grant to examine climate change resiliency, community impact
Feb 24, 2020

 AT&T has selected Appalachian State University as one of five universities nationally to conduct research designed to help communities in the southeastern United States build resilience to climate change.

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App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20
Feb 19, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is the nation’s top producer of Fulbright scholars among master’s institutions in 2019–20, according to the U.S. Department of State and Institute of International Education (IIE).

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The Climate Stories Collaborative is pleased to present Signs, Wonders, Blunders, a temporary public art installation commissioned from art collective Dear Climate that takes the form of a campus-wide trail marker system exploring the complexities of cross disciplinary conversations centering around climate change.

Signs, Wonders, Blunders
Feb 18, 2020

The Climate Stories Collaborative is pleased to present Signs, Wonders, Blunders, a temporary public art installation commissioned from art collective Dear Climate that takes the form of a campus-wide trail marker system explorin

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 Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service

Two Paid Internships Available with the National Park Service
Feb 7, 2020

The Kings Mountain National Military Park, near Blacksburg, South Carolina is seeking Appalachin State Universitystudents or recent graduates with a background in communication, history, education, Spanish and/or web design.

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This aerial photo shows the rows of photovoltaic (PV) panels installed atop Appalachian’s Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State creates ‘roadmap to climate neutrality’
Jan 3, 2020

Appalachian State University’s new Climate Action Plan will be released April 22, 2020 — the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

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A float in the 1953 homecoming parade celebrates “50 years of progress.” Appalachian began as Watauga Academy in 1899 and then became the state-supported institution Appalachian Training School in 1903. The pictured 1953 homecoming float refers to Appalachian’s 50th anniversary as a state-supported institution. In 1925, the university became Appalachian State Normal School; in 1929, it was named Appalachian State Teachers College; and in 1967, it became Appalachian State University, as it is known today. Ph

A Mountaineer tradition: Homecoming through the decades
Oct 18, 2019

In honor of Appalachian State University’s upcoming celebrations, enjoy a snapshot of the university’s homecoming history, which first began in 1934.

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