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Biology Grad Students Take Honors in Three Minute Thesis competition
Nov 9, 2018

Department of Biology graduate students Gita Gajjar and Amanda Wilkinson won awards in the recent Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. The 3MT ...

Jessica McCanless

Jessica McCanless wins Melton Award
Nov 5, 2018

Jessica McCanless, a graduate student who works with Dr. Maryam Ahmed and Dr. Darren Seals, won the Thoyd Melton Award at this year's North Carol...

Cortney Bouldin

Fall 2018: Dr Cortney Bouldin
Aug 14, 2018

For the Fall 2018 installment of our Featured Faculty series, we sat down with Dr. Cortney Bouldin, an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department, ...

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Spring 2018: Erin McCombs
Mar 5, 2018

Our Featured Alunis for Spring 2018 is Erin McCombs. Erin finished her MS at Appalachian in 2010 under the supervision of Dr. Michael Gangloff.What&nb...

Jordan Willett in the field

February 2018: Jordan Willett & Jamison Slate
Feb 15, 2018

For the February 2018 installment of our Featured Graduate Student series, we interviewed Jamison Slate who works with Drs. Mowa and Ahmed and Jo...

Dr. Michael Parsons

Appalachian Alumnus Studies Urban Rat Ecology
Oct 18, 2017

Appalachian alumnus Dr. Michael Parsons' ('93) unusual research caught the eye of CBS News recently. After reading the story, we were curious to know ...

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ASU Alum Rachel Hoch Recognized for Work to Recover Endangered Species
Jun 9, 2017

Congratulations to Appstate Department of Biology Alum Rachel Hoch, who was named a US Fish and Wildlife Service 2016 Recovery Champion. Recovery Cham...

Elisabeth Panto

Biology major Elisabeth Panto receives internship at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mar 27, 2017

Elisabeth Panto will be working for 9 weeks this summer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), with an initial preparatory week at the Astronomy &...

Tara Early with research poster

Environmental science major Tara Early creates prize-winning research poster, is honored by SETAC
Jan 12, 2017

Tara Early of Morehead City just graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science. She is now ap...

Mary Rachel Silliman

Apex student Mary Rachel Silliman earns highest Sea Scouts award
Oct 27, 2016

BOONE—Mary Rachel Silliman from Apex, a senior majoring in biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University, recently com...