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Appalachian State University’s Dr. Marc Kissel, with model skulls. Photo by Marie Freeman

Violence a matter of scale, not quantity or time period, researchers show
Dec 14, 2017

Anthropologists have debated for decades whether humans, living in tribal communities thousands of years ago, were more or less violent than societies...

3 Appalachian State University students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad

3 Appalachian State University students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad
Dec 13, 2017

Roser, a junior political science major from Mount Holly, North Carolina, will study in Morocco; sophomore community and regional planning major Reed-...

Sanford Hall renovation approved

Trustees OK fee increase to renovate Sanford Hall
Dec 11, 2017

One of Appalachian State’s most used academic buildings is slated for renovation, to be funded from proceeds of the student debt services fee....

Aaron Ballance is a lecturer in English at Appalachian State University.

2017 Linda Flowers Literary Award Recipient: Aaron Ballance
Dec 7, 2017

On November 4, 2017 the North Carolina Humanities Council announced Mr. Aaron Ballance as the recipient of its 2017 Linda Flowers Literary Award for h...

Daniel Mabe

Students present at statewide research event
Dec 7, 2017

Senior physics major Daniel Mabe of Winston-Salem was among Appalachian State University students presenting at the 13th Annual State of North Carolin...

Paige Anderholm

2017 Global Leadership Undergraduate Student Award
Dec 4, 2017

“I am deeply impressed with Paige Anderholm. She is a global citizen, to be sure, but she is much more: she is a global citizen who helps others bec...

Liutkus-Pierce

Local resident’s research honored
Nov 30, 2017

Known for her work in the field of sediments and sedimentary rocks, Liutkus-Pierce said the environments in which the ancestors of humans lived and ho...

Carbon research

Appalachian Carbon Research Group (ACRG) Hosts Successful Forest Offset Workshop
Nov 30, 2017

 The Appalachian Carbon Research Group at ASU is an interdisciplinary and collaborative group of students, staff, and faculty, who are studying c...

Cole Edwards, assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, was part of a team that linked oxygen increases to biodiversity growth between 445 and 485 million years ago. Photo submitted

Appalachian researcher helps link oxygen increase to biodiversity growth
Nov 27, 2017

Oxygen has provided a breath of fresh air to the study of the Earth’s evolution some 400-plus million years ago....

Maheder Yohannes

Accounting major earns U.S. citizenship, gives back to Ethiopia
Nov 22, 2017

Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Maheder Yohannes is a first-generation college student majoring in accounting at Appalachian State University....