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Scanning electron microscope (SEM) at Appalachian State

Appalachian’s NSF-funded scanning electron microscope supports undergraduate research
Sep 25, 2017

The National Science Foundation, through a major research instrumentation program grant, awarded the College of Arts and Sciences’ Dewel Microscopy Facility at Appalachian State University $562,842 for a new scanning electron microscope (SEM).

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Humanities Council

Four book discussions centered around Timothy Snyder’s, ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’
Sep 20, 2017

In conjunction with the Fall Humanities Council Symposium on Sept. 29, the Council will host a four-part series of book discussions on Timothy Snyder’s most recent work, “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century.”

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Appalachian’s Humanities Council Symposium Fall 2017

Appalachian’s Humanities Council Symposium ‘Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistence, Resistance’ Sept. 29
Sep 20, 2017

The Humanities Council under the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University will present a symposium titled “Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistence, Resistance” from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday, Sept.

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Jabari Moore Mint Hill, North Carolina

Meet the 2017 Wilson Scholars
Jul 12, 2017

Among the six new Wilson Scholars at Appalachian State University this year are a published author, the founder of a non-profit charity and an advocate for women’s empowerment. One recipient has worked to relieve hunger in his community.

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Team Sunergy celebrates a second place finish during the 2017 Formula Sun Grand Prix.

Runnin’ on Shine
Jul 10, 2017

Many Americans celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks and fun in the sun. At Appalachian State University, a team of students are putting the sun to work over the holiday – to power a race car.

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Fleming Scholar Jordan Moore of Indian Trail, who plans to major in chemistry.

Appalachian awards four Fleming Scholarships for 2017-18
Jul 6, 2017

Four first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded Fleming Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Black Mountain College Semester

Campus Open Call for Teaching Fellowships in conjunction with Black Mountain College Semester Project
Jul 5, 2017

The Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University will host a campus-wide Black Mountain College Semester (BMCS) project for the spring semester of 2018.

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Department of Mathematical Sciences hosts workshop on Sustainable Energy Consumption
Jul 5, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—During the month of June, the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University welcomed faculty from around the world to Reconnect, a conference designed to evaluate mathematical and computational tools for energy efficienc

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On July 10, Gina McCarthy will deliver a keynote address during the 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit at Appalachian State University. Photo courtesy of APB Speakers

EPA head and urban revitalization strategist to deliver keynote addresses at Appalachian’s 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit, July 10 and 11
Jun 30, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—Gina McCarthy, the former head of the EPA, and Majora Carter, an urban revitalization strategist who hosts “The Promised Land,” a Peabody Award-winning public radio series, will deliver keynote addresses during the Appalachian Energy Summit at Appalachian State Univ

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Appalachian State University Diversity Scholar Megan Busse of Troutman, who plans to major in industrial design. Photo by Riley Hutchinson

Appalachian awards 10 students Diversity Scholarships for 2017-18
Jun 29, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—Ten first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded Diversity Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Appalachian’s chancellor and university representatives discuss Appalachia economic, energy and educational issues with bipartisan U.S. Senate panel in D.C.
Jun 27, 2017

ASU NEWS—Appalachian State University’s chancellor and faculty and staff representatives have a “seat at the table” for U.S.

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Brad Bergman, head brewer at Petoskey Brewing Company, discusses the use of his bachelors of science degree in chemistry in his brewing process on Thursday, June 22

Brad Bergman: Background of a brewing chemist
Jun 26, 2017

PETOSKEY — To stand out, breweries are bringing in the big leagues to push their flavors over the competition.

Locally, Petoskey Brewing’s head brewer, Brad Bergman, is a “mad” scientist both in the brew house and in real life.

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Energy Summit 2017

Appalachian Energy Summit "Perspectives: Policy and Practice"
Jun 21, 2017

The 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit is the sixth-annual meeting of some of the world's most brilliant minds in energy policies and practices.

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