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Appalachian State University wins National Science Foundation award for state-of-the-art microscope

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 1pm
By University Communications BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s William C. and Ruth Ann Dewel Microscopy Facility has received a $430,900 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to purchase a new state-of-the-art laser scanning confocal microscope (LSM). L-R: Drs. Jennifer Cecile, Ted Zerucha, Andy Bellemer, Sue Edwards, and Guichuan Hou of Appalachian State University worked together […]

Dr. Zach Throckmorton of Lincoln Memorial University to lecture on Homo naledi Nov. 9 in I.G. Greer Auditorium at Appalachian State University

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 9am
By University Communications BOONE—Dr. Zach Throckmorton will deliver a lecture titled “Meet Homo naledi” at 5 p.m. Nov. 9 in I.G. Greer Auditorium at Appalachian State University. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Zach Throckmorton will deliver a lecture titled “Meet Homo naledi” at 5 p.m. Nov. 9 in I.G. Greer […]

Faculty, student researchers at Appalachian State University and UNC Asheville research threatened plant species

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 1pm
By University Communications BOONE and ASHEVILLE—Professors and student researchers from Appalachian State University’s and UNC Asheville’s Departments of Biology have partnered in a federally funded project to assess several aspects of an imperiled plant in western parts of North Carolina and Virginia. Appalachian senior Logan Clark of Woodland has focused his thesis research on assessing […]

Apex student Mary Rachel Silliman earns highest Sea Scouts award

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 8am
By University Communications BOONE—Mary Rachel Silliman from Apex, a senior majoring in biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University, recently completed requirements for Quartermaster, the highest award in Sea Scouts, BSA. Mary Rachel Silliman, a senior majoring in biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University, […]

Featured Faculty

For the Fall 2016 installment of our Featured Faculty series, we sat down with Dr. Mary Kinkel, an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department, who specializes in Developmental Biology. Her philosophy of teaching and a short description of her research make for fascinating read! 

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