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Appalachian studies students present research at international conference
Jun 11, 2015

BOONE—Three graduate students and a faculty member from the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University presented papers at an in...

Fulbright awards send Appalachian professors around the globe
Jun 3, 2015

BOONE—China, Ethiopia, Poland and Austria are the upcoming destinations for four professors at Appalachian State University. Each has received a Ful...

Nominations for 2014-2015 Faculty and Staff Awards Now Open
May 26, 2015

Have you worked with a faculty or staff member that is extraordinary in how they teach and deliver services to our students and community?  Have ...

Baker Perry, left, shows Alpaca farmer Don Pedro Godfredo how to take precipitation measurements from his farm, located at an elevation of 16,700 feet near Peru’s Quelccaya Ice Cap. Perry, an assistant professor of geography at Appalachian State University, has received a five-year National Science Foundation grant to expand his research of precipitation and climate change in the Andes Mountains in Peru and Bolivia. (Photo by Dr. Anton Seimon)

Perry receives $494,000 NSF grant to study precipitation in the Andes Mountains
May 22, 2015

BOONE—Baker Perry has been studying precipitation and climate change in the Andes for more than 15 years – even longer if you consider the time he...

Faculty Member Receives 2015 National Council on Public History Book Award
May 7, 2015

Department of History faculty member Andrea Burns has been awarded the 2015 National Council on Public History Book Award for her work, From Stor...

Cloutier receives awards from Cave Research Foundation and Geological Society of America
May 5, 2015

BOONE—When Mara C. Cloutier chose to attend graduate school at Appalachian State University, the Asheville resident said it was because she could ex...

Bathanti receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Apr 30, 2015

Faculty member and former Poet Laureate of North Carolina Joseph Bathanti has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, an honor which is given to...

Bennett wins Capote Literary Trust Scholarship
Apr 28, 2015

Andrew D. Bennett of Cary has won the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing (prose) for 2015-16. Bennett is a junior at Appala...

Faculty restructure biology curriculum for science and non-science majors
Apr 21, 2015

BOONE—Changes to modernize the biology curriculum and address a variety of learners has resulted in a restructuring of the four-year biology curricu...

Ed Cabbell Scholarship Benefit Concert
Apr 16, 2015

The Center for Appalachian Studies invites you to join us on April 16, 2015 from 6:30-9:00 for a concert of students, friends, and alumni of the Cente...