App State’s Andrew Jenkins ’12, senior lecturer in the Department of Biology, displays an oak leaf while guiding App State students and local community members on a May 2022 hike in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Blue Ridge Conservancy photo

Since 1958, App State's Southern Appalachian plant collection has aided research, teaching and conservation
Feb 27, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — With a High Country winter settled over Boone, thousands of plant specimens rest in perpetual bloom on Appalachian State University’...

Dr. Will Canu, Dr. Kara Dempsey, Dr. Mohammad Ali Javidian, Dr. Roshani Silwal, Dr. Andrew Smith and Dr. Marketa Zimova

6 CAS faculty receive 2023-25 GRAM program awards
Feb 15, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies has announced the recipients of the 2023-25 Gra...

James Auwn presenting his research on the role of translation initiation factors in the development of sensory neurons that transduce harmful stimuli at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium in December, 2022. Photo submitted

Biology, Psychology major James Auwn receives competitive research scholarship
Feb 14, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — James Auwn, a junior molecular biology and psychology major from Cary, has been selected for the competitive Fulbright-MITACS Glo...

Dr. Pablo Chialvo publishes new chapter on antiracist pedagogy
Feb 7, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Pablo Chialvo, lecturer in the Appalachian State Department of Biology, is the author of a new chapter on antiracist ped...

The Harris family celebrates their Mountaineer legacy: Two members are App State alumni and two are current students at App State. Pictured in front is Tony Harris II, a first-year student at App State with a major in risk management and insurance. Behind Harris, pictured from left to right, are his sisters Lundyn Harris ’16, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from App State, and Joy Harris, a student at North Carolina A&T University; his mother, Melissa Harris; his sister Jaeda Harris, an App Stat

‘It runs in the family’ — App State alumnus Tony Harris ’92 inspires next generation of Mountaineers
Feb 6, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — The Harris household in Charlotte wears a lot of black and gold. Tony Harris Sr. ’92 and his daughter Lundyn Harris ’16 are alumni...

Dy’Quan Kearney

Dy’Quan Kearney awarded Garrett Scholarship to support research on the role of insulin signaling in diabetic neuropathy
Jan 25, 2023

Honors College senior Dy’Quan Kearney has been awarded the 2022-23 George Williams Garrett Memorial Scholarship....

Belize: Coral Reef and Rainforest Ecology and Conservation (Field Course)
Jan 13, 2023

This is the first call for student interest in the Belize: Coral Reef and Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Conservation program to occur in the 20...

New Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Education
Jan 10, 2023

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jennifer Geib to her new appointment as Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Education. ...

The North Carolina Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (NC-ASM) held its annual meeting at Appalachian State University on Saturday, November 5, at Leon Levine Hall.

Meeting brings microbiologists across NC to App State
Jan 9, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — The North Carolina Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (NC-ASM) held its annual meeting at Appalachian State University on...