Caroline Federal and Bill Clinton

Anthropology alumna Caroline Federal ’12 recognized by London School of Economics; internships with former presidents’ non-profits boost her career
Feb 6, 2017

Appalachian State University anthropology alumna Caroline Federal ’12 has been busy over the past four years. Most recently, she was recognized by t...

Previous winners of the NCCTM State High School Mathematics Contest include this team of students from Avery High School, who won second place in the 2013 regional held at Appalachian State University. Photo submitted

Appalachian to host qualifying event for NCCTM State Mathematics Contest
Feb 2, 2017

Awards for individuals and top schools will be earned during qualifying competitions for the NCCTM State Mathematics Contest to be held in Plemmons St...

Dr. Dana Powell, left, with long-time friends Anne White Hat (Teton/Rosebud) of New Orleans and Shining Light Kitchen and Earl Tulley, founding member of Diné CARE (Citizens Against Ruining our Environment) of Rock Springs, Arizona

Dana Powell, activist researcher
Feb 1, 2017

Faculty Member of DistinctionCollege of Arts and Sciences – Assistant Professor, AnthropologyThe protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), also ...

Mike Brown

Dr. Michael Brown infamous spark in the Pluto debates and researcher of Planet 9 to speak at Morgan Lecture Series
Feb 1, 2017

The annual Morgan Lecture Series will host Dr. Michael Brown, a solar-system astronomer and professor of Planetary Astronomy at California Institute o...

Appalachian senior James Wise of Boone has focused his thesis research on pollen viability assays and cytological studies to identify genetic barriers to reproduction in Virginia’s Spiraea. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian students and faculty partner with UNC Asheville to research threatened plant species
Jan 27, 2017

Professors and student researchers from Appalachian State University’s and UNC Asheville’s Departments of Biology have partnered in a federally fu...

sample of an ordinary chondrite (a type of meteorite) imaged using the Scanning Electron Microscope in the Dewel Micrscopy Facility Photo by Anthony Love

The Closest Tangible Opportunity to Connect with Space
Jan 26, 2017

From geology and more specifically to meteorites, there is a tactile connection to space and the universe that’s tangible even with one’s feet pla...

Presenting a check to Appalachian State University from the North Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is Betsy Rhodes, second from left. With her are, from left, Appalachian’s Dr. Chris Hogan, director of Counseling and Psychological Services, psychologist Dr. Denise Lovin and psychology professor Dr. Kurt Michael. Since the check presentation Dec. 6, the organization has provided an additional gift bringing its support for suicide prevention training at Appalachian to

Appalachian secures funding for community-wide suicide prevention training
Jan 24, 2017

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has awarded $19,150 for training in an innovative suicide preventi...

Tara Early created a poster that placed first in the undergraduate category of a competition organized by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Photo by Marie Freeman

Environmental science major Tara Early creates prize-winning research poster, is honored by SETAC
Jan 24, 2017

Tara Early of Morehead City just graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science. She is now ap...

These graduate students of Northeastern University (NEU) in Shenyang, China, hold certificates of course completion for a project on academic writing organized by Appalachian State University’s American Cultural Center at NEU. Three Appalachian professors – Dr. Xiaorong Shao, Allan Scherlen and Dr. Matthew Robinson (seated here left to right) – created online content for the project. Photo courtesy of Dr. Xiaorong Shao

Appalachian leads writing projects at Chinese universities
Jan 24, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—At several Chinese universities, instruction in writing English has taken on a distinctly American character, and Appalachian State Univ...

From left, Appalachian State University students Anna Cantrell, Mookho Paw, Barbara Ritchie and Ary Bautista Hernandez are recipients of a $2,500 scholarship to study abroad through the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad™ initiative. Photo courtesy of the Office of International Education and Development

Six Appalachian students awarded the Generation Study Abroad Scholarship: Three from the College of Arts and Sciences
Jan 24, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—Six Appalachian students received a $2,500 scholarship to study abroad through the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Genera...