student research

2020 Senior Honor Thesis Presentations
Apr 30, 2020

We may not have been in the usual Rankin Science lecture hall, but it was a great day of Honors Thesis presentations. The virtual environment did not ...

An artist's representation of the new tyrannosaur

GES alum Jared Voris ('16) discovers & names new tyrannosaur
Feb 17, 2020

Jared Voris, a Department alumnus ('16) and now University of Calgary PhD student, discovered and named a new genus and species of tyrannosaur. T...

Dorsett and faculty advisory Scott Marshall conducting research

GES alum Jake Dorsett ('18) research profiled
Nov 4, 2019

GES alumnus Jake Dorsett ('18) describes his research experience modeling Southern California fault dynamics in a recent Appalachian Today article. Do...

Sanchez & Heckert

GES student and professor highlight Department's commitment to transfer students
Oct 10, 2019

Transfer students make up 7% of Appalachian's student body, and are faced with unique challenges during their college experience. Because transfer stu...

Emily presenting her research

Senior Emily Fedders wins student research award at international conference
Jan 29, 2019

Emily Fedders, a senior Geology major with a Quantitative Geoscience concentration, won an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) at the 2018 A...

GES faculty and student research improves University flood preparedness
Oct 29, 2018

Much of the City of Boone and Appalachian State University (ASU) lie very close to a river or creek. This means that, when heavy rains fall and river ...

Olivia Paschall and Allison Dombrowski

Two aGES students receiving funding from the Explorers Club for research
May 1, 2018

Congratulations to aGES students Olivia Paschall, a senior geology major, and Allison Dombrowski, a sophomore geology major, who received Explorers Cl...

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...