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Dr. Scott Marshall explains recent spike in Western North Carolina earthquakes

Western North Carolina felt three earthquakes in 24 hours in June, and one Appalachian State University professor said a recently discovered faul...

Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce featured in documentary about ancient footprints in Tanzania

BOONE, N.C. — Research directed by Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, professor and chair in Appalachian State University's Department of Geological a...

Dr. William Armstrong receives NSF RUI award to study glacial change

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. William Armstrong, assistant professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences,...

Students in "Antebellum Slavery in Appalachia" course design exhibit for Lenoir's Fort Defiance

LENOIR, N.C. — Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University's College of Arts and Sciences and Reich College of Education collabor...

SAFE Student Spotlight: Erika Hernandez '23

Hernandez received a Spring 2023 Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) grant to spread the word about the inaugural Watauga County BioBlitz. The goal ...


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