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Appalachian professors help transform higher education in Kurdistan Jan 7, 2016

Transforming higher education can be a slow, laborious process – even more so if the institution is located in a country surrounded by...

Grains of sand hold clues to the history of Alaska’s glaciers

Grains of sand hold clues to the history of Alaska’s glaciers Jan 6, 2016

Show most people a core sample from the ocean floor and they only see mud. Ellen Cowan sees a ribbon of time dating back 1 million years or more...

Podcast with the Provost: Diversity, the strategic plan, student debt, rugby and the Beach Boys

Podcast with the Provost: Diversity, the strategic plan, student debt, rugby and the Beach Boys Dec 15, 2015

Provost Kruger reflects on his first semester at Appalachian, and shares some of his personal and professional highlights to date.

Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian to offer Master of Health Administration

Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian to offer Master of Health Administration Dec 15, 2015

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors approved a new Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree at Appalachian during its...

Geology faculty and students contribute to better understanding of early climate change during the Devonian and Carboniferous Periods

Geology faculty and students contribute to better understanding of early climate change during the Devonian and Carboniferous Periods Dec 11, 2015

A five-year UNESCO and International Union of Geological Sciences project on the interaction between climate change and the earth’s...

Agreement strengthens Appalachian’s relationship with Wilkes Community College

Agreement strengthens Appalachian’s relationship with Wilkes Community College Dec 10, 2015

An agreement between Wilkes Community College and Appalachian State University opens up a seamless pathway for students interested in earning an...

Latest issue of the Appalachian Journal focuses on Appalachian music

Latest issue of the Appalachian Journal focuses on Appalachian music Dec 10, 2015

The Appalachian Journal has published its first special edition on Appalachian music. This double issue (vol. 42, nos. 3-4) is the largest one in...

Appalachian joins the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Dec 2, 2015

Twenty-nine faculty from across three colleges at Appalachian State University are involved in atmospheric sciences or related research.

Dean Search Update Nov 30, 2015

The University has contracted with executive search firm Greenwood/Asher & Associates to assist our on-campus search committees with filling...

Slow recovery after running? New research shows why and what to do about it Nov 30, 2015

David Nieman, DrPH, with the Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab on the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, gets a steady...