“The arts and the humanities give us the opportunity to consider multiple perspectives and cultivate empathy.” – Ann Pegelow Kaplan, who has graduate degrees in photography and folklore/ethnography

Kaplan conveys immigration struggle through historic and modern imagery
May 8, 2017

Ann Pegelow Kaplan, assistant professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies at Appalachian State University, compares the presen...

Stephanie Stegemoller, left, and Caitlynne Garland sort books Thursday, April 20, 2017. They will open Dog-Eared Books on Atlantic Avenue in Raleigh on April 29. Madison Iszler

Independent bookstores find an unlikely boost: the internet
May 8, 2017

Two Raleigh women are opening a bookstore this month, confident the appeal of printed words will persist in a digital society. ...

Spring 2017 Commencement

Spring 2017 Commencement
May 8, 2017

May 12 - 13, 2017 Commencement ceremonies will be held at Appalachian State University in the Holmes Convocation Center....

Wilkes with his beekeeping suit on, shows the club where the queen of the hive is.

ASU Beekeepers Unveil First On-Campus Hive
May 2, 2017

On April 21 a small crowd gathered at the LLC Gardens to celebrate the opening of the first on-campus beehive. The event was created and sponsore...

Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, named the Chair of the Department of Computer Science. Dr. Eric Marland, named the Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Dr. Zack E. Murrell, named the Chair of the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University.

New Department Chairs named in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences
May 2, 2017

Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, currently the Lowe’s Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Appalachian State University has been n...

Carolyn Kitchens, Appstate Alumni at Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia

The Chemistry of Life
Apr 28, 2017

CAROLYN KITCHENS has a humble approach to help students “get” science.By: The Bethany Today, Spring 2017 issue - Faculty Profile - Appalachian Sta...

Dr. Sarah Carmichael, associate professor in the Department of Geology at Appalachian State University, is shown with her husband, Tom Hansell, documentary filmmaker in the Center for Appalachian Studies, in the Ellis Island Immigration Museum for the 113th Explorers Club Annual Dinner. Carmichael was recently received as a Fellow in The Explorers Club. Photo by Felix Kunze

Appalachian’s Sarah Carmichael joins John Glenn, Sally Ride, Jane Goodall and other well-known explorers in prestigious society
Apr 27, 2017

Sarah Carmichael, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geology, was received as a Fellow in The Explorers Club, headq...

5,249 students participated in internships for academic credit in 2015-16 at 1,451 sites.

Secure an internship
Apr 27, 2017

What is one of the best ways to get your foot in the door of your chosen career field? An internship – a culminating experience at a work site with ...

SumoBot Competition at Appalachian State

SumoBot competition brings packed house to Convocation Center
Apr 27, 2017

The crowd gathers around, cheers fill the air, competitors are in the zone — and at the center of it all — robots sumo wrestling....

Team Synergy Appalachian State

Innovation and sustainability – App State’s value proposition
Apr 27, 2017

As Chancellor of Appalachian State University, I am privileged to work in one of the most magnificent regions of our state, if not our country. I am a...