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Appalachian’s chancellor and university representatives discuss Appalachia economic, energy and educational issues with bipartisan U.S. Senate panel in D.C.
Jun 27, 2017

ASU NEWS—Appalachian State University’s chancellor and faculty and staff representatives have a “seat at the table” for U.S.

University News, Events
Energy Summit 2017

Appalachian Energy Summit "Perspectives: Policy and Practice"
Jun 21, 2017

The 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit is the sixth-annual meeting of some of the world's most brilliant minds in energy policies and practices.

University News, Events, Sustainability
Kay Jones, a five-year volunteer with the Appalachian Foster Grandparent program, assists elementary school students with reading and math. Photo by Kathy Graham

Senior citizens find volunteer sites through Appalachian Senior Programs
May 25, 2017

Thanks to the Appalachian Senior Programs, senior citizens in the High Country are volunteering to meet the needs of their neighbors.

Through the Appalachian Senior Companion Program and the Appalachian Foster Grandparent Program,

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Close to completion, this clay, foam and wire-framed aetosaur is almost ready for bronze casting. Refining the armored plating on the back – the most distinguishing characteristics of this species of aetosaur – was critical in order to create as accurate a visual as possible for the interlocking plates and spikes. Photo by Travis Donovan

Art and geology students at Appalachian collaborate to sculpt Triassic aetosaur based on a handful of pre-historic bones unearthed in North Carolina
Mar 13, 2017

Forget Jurassic Park. Appalachian State University will soon have its own Triassic Park – complete with its very own dinosaur-like creature.

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Cold Mountain Review turns a new page on the internet
Aug 16, 2016

BOONE - The Cold Mountain Review (CMR), Appalachian State University’s oldest continuous publication, has undergone a major revamp, with a new look at the journal’s original vision, a move towards having a greater online presence with a new website design, and a new poetry prize.

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Appalachian State University Partners with Southwestern Community College for $1.4 Million NASA Grant
Apr 13, 2016

BOONE - Appalachian State University, in partnership Southwestern Community College, has been awarded a $1.4 million dollar grant by NASA to fund the Smoky Mountain STEM Collaborative.

College News, University News, Grants and Research

Latest issue of the Appalachian Journal focuses on Appalachian music
Dec 10, 2015

BOONE—The Appalachian Journal has published its first special edition on Appalachian music. This double issue (vol. 42, nos. 3-4) is the largest one in the journal's 42-year history, with 300-plus pages and 60-plus contributors.

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Appalachian Journal

Appalachian Journal fall/winter issue released
Feb 20, 2015

BOONE—Appalachian Journal has released its fall/winter 2015 issue, which features the winning essay of the Appalachian Studies Association’s 2014 Carl Ross Award.

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