Health Professions Advising Office now in Duncan Hall
Sep 13, 2011
Effective, Monday August 29th, 2011, the Health Professions Advising Office moved to Duncan Hall. The HPA Office is sharing office space and administrative support with the College of Health Sciences, Student Services Offices. Peer advisors are seeing all students with 60 hrs or less for the student’s first visit.
Health Professions Advising Office
Duncan Hall, Room 102
Health Professions Advising Office
PO Box 32147
Boone, NC 28608
BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Physical Plant and its New River Light and Power utility company have teamed up with a biology graduate student to conduct a tree inventory that will benefit safety, academics, energy usage on campus and the utility’s customer service. This summer, Jason Harkey of Lincoln County is using special GPS equipment purchased by New River Light and Power to begin documenting every tree on Appalachian’s 411-acre campus. He expects to...
The Biology Department is pleased to announce our annual fall plant sale. Choose from hundreds of healthy tropical and succulent plants, many uncommon varieties, grown by our student and community volunteers. A few perennials will also be available. Prices start at just $1. Please support the greenhouse, which offers the popular ‘High Country Gardening’ outreach program. When you visit, wander our conservatory now boasting over 700 species!
When: August 25th, 26th, and 27th,...
Dr. Michael Windelspecht is offering a training session for introductory biology instructors (and all other interested faculty) on using the Connect/LearnSmart programs on Thursday the 18th of August from 10 till 12:30 in computer lab Rankin Science West 294.
The training will not only involve how to set up Connect/LearnSmart for your classes, but also how to use the Connect site to access all McGraw-Hill teaching assets (powerpoints, videos, animations, active-learning etc). These assets...
Identification of Gene Regulatory Elements Associated with the Meis Family of Homeobox Genes
Aug 1, 2011
Kyle Nelson will be presenting his thesis seminar “Identification of Gene Regulatory Elements Associated with the Meis Family of Homeobox Genes” on Friday, August 5 at 10:00 in the Biology Conference Room, 210 Rankin Science South. His defense will immediately follow. All are welcome to attend.
A discussion about how plants cope with their growing environments will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9:30-11 a.m. and again from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. as part of the High Country Gardening program taught by Jerry Meyer. Meyer is the manager of the Department of Biology Greenhouse at Appalachian.
The class will investigate some unusual behavioral modifications and anatomical features plants develop to survive in...
Biology senior Evan Connolly will be giving a presentation on her senior capstone project next week. She has completed an internship at Grandfather Mountain and developed science-based educational programs and materials about the animals at Grandfather Mountain. All are welcome to join us -- here are the details:
Using Science to Educate at Grandfather Mountain
Tuesday, August 2nd at 4:00 PM
Rankin Science West room 156
Biology Seminar on 2008 Kingston, TN coal ash spill
Jul 26, 2011
Yosuke Sakamachi, Department of Biology, will be speaking on "Changes in
metal concentrations in the water, sediment, and fish tissues over 2
years following the 2008 Kingston, TN coal ash spill."
The seminar will be in Rankin Science West, Room 158 at 3:00pm. All are welcome.
Workshop on “Perennials for Shade” offered July 16
Jul 11, 2011
BOONE—The High Country Gardening community outreach series at Appalachian State University presents “Perennials for Shade” Saturday, July 16, at the Department of Biology Greenhouse.
The class will meet from 9:30-11 a.m. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 262-4025. While there is no fee for the class, optional registration fees are accepted to support greenhouse activities.
The AppalSEED Summer edition will be presenting their posters on July 22nd in the Biology Conference room. Please stop by and meet these outstanding high school students.The AppalSEED Academy is a year-long after-school science enrichment program for home school and public high school students in Northwestern North Carolina.