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Cloutier receives awards from Cave Research Foundation and Geological Society of America

Biology News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 4pm
BOONE—When Mara C. Cloutier chose to attend graduate school at Appalachian State University, the Asheville resident said it was because she could explore two possible passions: field work and lab research. Cloutier is a first-year graduate student in Appalachian’s Department of Biology working with Dr. Suzanna Bräuer (biology) and Dr. Sarah Carmichael (geology) on the […]

Faculty restructure biology curriculum for science and non-science majors

Biology News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4pm
BOONE—Changes to modernize the biology curriculum and address a variety of learners has resulted in a restructuring of the four-year biology curriculum at Appalachian State University, starting with the introductory courses. The work of a team of biology faculty is part of the nationwide Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education (PULSE) initiative to rethink the […]

Class on growing and caring for tropical plants held March 21

Biology News - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12pm
BOONE—A free “plant parenthood” class focusing on vegetative propagation of tropical plants will be held March 21 at the Department of Biology Greenhouse located at 211 Dale St. off State Farm Road. The class will run from 9-10:30 a.m. Space is limited and offered first-come, first-served. To register for the class, email meyerja@appstate.edu. Call 262-4025 […]