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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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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 sponsored by the beekeeping club at Appalachian State University.

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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 State Alumni

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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, headquartered in New York City, on March 24.

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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 a qualified professional mentor. 

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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.

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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.

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Yom HaShoah: Appalachian State and Boone Communities Remember Victims of the Holocaust on National Days of Remembrance

Yom HaShoah: Appalachian State and Boone Communities Remember Victims of the Holocaust on National Days of Remembrance
Apr 11, 2017

On Monday, April 24, 2017 Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies along with the Temple of the High Country and Appalachian State University’s Hillel chapter will organize a public reading of the names of European Jews murdered by the German

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Fundraising Concert for Appalachian Studies E.J. Cabbell Scholarship to feature local band Strictly Strings and The Blue Ridge Broadcasters

Fundraising Concert for Appalachian Studies E.J. Cabbell Scholarship to feature local band Strictly Strings and The Blue Ridge Broadcasters
Apr 11, 2017

On Friday, April 21, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the Appalachian Studies program at Appalachian State University will host a concert to fundraise for the Edward J.

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Pictured here are the Comprehensive level winners from the NCCTM State Mathematics Contest held at Appalachian State University on March 8. They will next compete at the state competition. Photo by Marie Freeman

Middle and high school students compete in regional math competition hosted by Appalachian
Apr 10, 2017

Awards for individuals and top schools were earned during regional qualifying for the NCCTM State Mathematics Contest held at Appalachian State University March 8.

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