faculty honors

Dr. Carmichael Earns UNC Board of Governors' Award for Excellence in Teaching
Apr 21, 2020

While the official announcement has not been posted yet, we wanted to be the first to congratulate our very own Dr. Sarah Carmichael on being selected...

Cowan with Chancellor Everts and Provost Kruger

Dr Ellen Cowan honored with Chancellor's Award
Nov 12, 2019

Dr Ellen Cowan was the inaugural winner of the Chancellor's Award, which recognizes career-long research achievements. An Appalachian Today artic...

Dr. Steve Hageman

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Hageman, newly elected GSA Fellow!
Nov 6, 2019

Dr. Steve Hageman has recently been recognized as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, based on his research of fossil and modern bryozoans,...

Dr Steve Hageman examines samples on a UNC Institute of Marine science research vessel

Dr Steve Hageman helps make Appalachian and UNC system leader in Fulbright recipients
May 10, 2019

Dr Steve Hageman was highlighted in a UNC system article  celebrating Appalachian and UNC-system-wide success in receiving Fulbrig...

Dr Steve Hageman and others make Appalachian #1 Fullbright-receiving Masters-level institution
Feb 18, 2019

Dr Steve Hageman joined a group of four faculty and staff to make Appalachian the nation's leading receipient of Fullbright awards at the Master'...

Washington Post interviews Dr Ellen Cowan on High Country landslide hazards
Sep 21, 2018

With the threat of Hurricane Florence dumping heavy rain far inland, the Washington Post interviewed Dr Ellen Cowan about trends in development and la...

Dr Ellen Cowan in the field

Dr Ellen Cowan elected GSA fellow
Sep 13, 2018

Dr Ellen Cowan was named a fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA) in May 2018. Fellowship recognizes geoscientists who have made extra...

GES faculty recognized for excellence in teaching
Sep 10, 2018

Two Geological and Environmental Sciences faculty received awards for their excellence in teaching. Dr Bill Anderson, professor and department chair, ...

Ellen Cowan wins the 2018 Undergraduate Student Faculty Mentorship Excellence Award

Congratulations to Dr. Ellen Cowan, and students Morgan Baker and Jacob Dorsett for their research awards
Apr 27, 2018

Dr. Ellen Cowan won Appalachian's second annual Undergraduate Student Faculty Mentorship Excellence Award on Thursday, April 21 as part of the&nb...

Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, new Director of the Environmental Science Program

Welcome to the new Environmental Sciences Program Director, Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce
Jan 29, 2018

The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce that after an internal search Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce has accepted t...