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Young adult Sci-Fi writer Scott Reintgen. Photo Submitted.

Appalachian hosts Scott Reintgen, young adult Sci-Fi writer
Oct 3, 2019

Established author Scott Reintgen will be giving a craft talk on Friday, October 25 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Parkway Ballroom of the Plemmons Student Union on the campus of Appalachian State University. This event is free and open to the public.

College News, Events, University News, Arts & Cultural
Dr. Shea Tuberty, professor in and assistant chair of Appalachian’s Department of Biology, far left, works with biology graduate students Grant Buckner, of Burnsville, center, and Cristina Sanders, of Taylorsville, to collect water samples from Boone Creek. Their water quality studies are among the many campus research and creative endeavors that address issues or concerns within the High Country area, benefitting the region while providing students with skills that are sought after from both employers and

Peterson’s recognizes App State as top-20 school for outdoor enthusiasts
Jun 21, 2019

Whether you’re an aspiring geologist or a mountain biker, a budding archaeologist or a kayaker, Appalachian State University and its Blue Ridge Mountains setting likely offer an adventure — both academic and recreational — for every lover of the great outdoors.

College News, Awards & Honors, Grants & Research, Outreach & Community Engagement, University News
Appalachian students lounge beneath the shade of a campus tree on Sanford Mall during a sunny fall day. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian — a Tree Campus since 2014 — welcomes new trees to campus
Apr 25, 2019

The Arbor Day Foundation has again awarded Appalachian State University its Tree Campus USA distinction — a title the university has held since 2014.

University News, Sustainability
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Winners announced for 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program
Apr 1, 2019

Six winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program. The chosen teams were awarded close to $10,000 each from the Office of the Chancellor and Division of Academic Affairs.

College News, University News, Faculty & Staff, Awards & Honors, Grants & Research
“Artists like Moisés Kaufman help us see the world from new perspectives that can help us respond to our world and the big problems we face with creativity and compassion.”  Dr. Martha McCaughey, professor and Common Reading Program director. Photo submitted

Reading and book signing with ‘The Laramie Project’ author Moisés Kaufman
Apr 1, 2019

Part of the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series, Appalachian State University’s 2018 Common Reading Program author, Moisés Kaufman, will read from and sign copies of his play “The Laramie Project,” as well as give a public address titled “Theater in 2018

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Common Reading Program announces ‘Just Mercy’ as its 2019–20 selection
Mar 13, 2019

The Common Reading Program at Appalachian State University announces its 2019–20 book selection — “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson.

University News, Events, Students
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Watauga County Schools funds continued support of Appalachian ASC Center
Jan 25, 2019

A $30,000 grant awarded to Appalachian State University by Watauga County Schools has ensured students in the school district’s Watauga High School will continue to have access to high-quality mental health services offered through Appalachian’s Assessment, Support, and Counseling (A

University News, College News, Outreach & Community Engagement
Social psychologist Dr. Andrew Monroe, leading a class at Appalachian State University. Photo by Marie Freeman

Certain moral values may lead to more prejudice and discrimination, study finds
Jan 22, 2019

Appalachian social psychologist Dr. Andrew Monroe studies relationship between moral values and prejudice

College News, University News, Faculty & Staff, Grants & Research
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Internship Expo
Jan 9, 2019

Students seeking internships are strongly encouraged to attend. Learn the basics about internships, such as how to apply, what goes into your application and more.

University News, Students