The Teaching Excellence and Achievement program (TEA), now in its seventh year, brings teachers from other countries to Appalachian State University to enhance their skills in teaching science and English as a foreign language.

Teaching Excellence and Achievement program (TEA)
Oct 10, 2017

For the last five years, grad assistants from the Department of Languages, literatures and Cultures have worked with this grant and gained expertise i...

Samantha Genke, Head Cheesemaker of Boxcarr Handmade Cheese, Lectures

Boxcarr Handmade Cheeses
Oct 10, 2017

Samantha will discuss what goes into running a small production business and what makes Boxcarr successful. She has been a part of the NC cheese indus...

The SECU Public Fellows Internship stipend enabled her to work as a marketing intern and field scientist at OIBSTPO.

From turtles to town hall: SECU Public Fellows Internship at ASU
Oct 9, 2017

“There’s a one percent survival rate for hatchlings, but we give them all a chance just so maybe one of the little guys can make it. And hey, some...

Sunday’s dedication of the monument marking the historic black cemetery off of Howard Street in Boone caps a multi-year effort by the Junaluska Heritage Association to honor the gravesite of more than 160 African Americans.

Boone’s Historic Black Cemetery Dedicated With Marker Sunday
Oct 5, 2017

“From this whole process, we learned a whole more about our community and our town,” Brantz said. “I think it’s helped make us a whole communi...

Appalachian State University’s Team Sunergy is in Australia, assisting Chilean solar vehicle Team Antikari.

Appalachian’s Team Sunergy travels to World Solar Challenge in Australia to advise Chilean team
Oct 5, 2017

Members of Appalachian’s solar vehicle team left Boone Friday, Sept. 29, for more than two weeks Down Under. They will advise the Chilean team on el...

From left to right: Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Chair of Computer Science; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences; Dr. Norris, Professor of Computer Science; Mr. Mark Noble, VP of Development,  ECRS and Michel Dougherty, CS System Administrator. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

An ECRS donation makes GPU programming possible in the Department of Computer Science at Appalachian
Oct 4, 2017

Nearly all computers have a graphics processing unit (GPU) that generates two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) graphics, images and video f...

The Philosophy and Religion Department fall 2017 Colloquium Series

Gender Swapping and Political Identity in Video Games
Oct 3, 2017

Wednesday, October 18 Dr. Chris Bartel, Associate Professor of Philosophy"Gender Swapping and Political Identity in Video Games"The presenta...

UNC Asheville, Appalachian State Partner as Part of NSF-Funded Study of plant life

Oct 3, 2017

There are those who would say that the Southern Appalachian region is the most beautiful area in the country. In order to preserve that beauty, the de...

Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing Poet, Susan Ludvigson

Craft Talk: Issues of Voice
Oct 2, 2017

The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series resumes Oct. 5 with Susan Ludvigson at Appalachian State University with readings and craft talks. ...

Madelyn Marie Kittle, an Appalachian State University senior from Franklin County, has been awarded the university’s 2017-18 Truman Capote Literary Trust Award for Creative Writing.

Appalachian’s Truman Capote scholarship winner and runner-up announced
Sep 28, 2017

Madelyn Marie Kittle, a senior majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing and film studies, has been awarded Appalachian State Unive...