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Three-minute thesis competition held Jan. 21 at Appalachian
Jan 9, 2016

BOONE—Seventeen graduate students at Appalachian State University will have three minutes to explain their research or scholarly/creative projects a...

Winners of Coe and West scholarships announced
Jan 4, 2016

BOONE—The Department of English and the Creative Writing Concentration at Appalachian State University have announced the winners of scholarships aw...

Author and radio host Michael Eric Dyson to deliver MLK Commemoration Speech Jan. 21
Jan 4, 2016

BOONE—This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Michael Eric Dyson, an American academic, author and radio host, wi...

Grains of sand hold clues to the history of Alaska’s glaciers
Dec 14, 2015

BOONE—Show most people a core sample from the ocean floor and they only see mud. Ellen Cowan sees a ribbon of time dating back 1 million years or mo...

Geology faculty and students contribute to better understanding of early climate change during the Devonian and Carboniferous Periods
Dec 14, 2015

BOONE—A five-year UNESCO and International Union of Geological Sciences project on the interaction between climate change and the earth's biodiversi...

Appalachian professor develops software to study tornadoes with National Geographic
Dec 10, 2015

BOONE - Each year in the spring, Dr. Anton Seimon, Research Assistant Professor at Appalachian State University in the Department of Geography and Pla...

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...

Appalachian joins the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Dec 2, 2015

BOONE—Twenty-nine faculty from across three colleges at Appalachian State University are involved in atmospheric sciences or related research.Their ...

College of Arts and Sciences develops new fund to support faculty and students
Dec 1, 2015

BOONE - This fall the College of Arts and Sciences established the Student and Faculty Excellence Fund (SAFE Fund), an endowment and annual fund born ...

Geography alum builds business from Youtube inspiration
Nov 30, 2015

BOONE - Jordan Nelson graduated from Appalachian State University in December of 2012 with a degree in Geography and a GIS (Geographic Information Sys...