outreach

Environmental Field Days for Watauga County 5th Graders
Sep 8, 2019

The GES Department participated for the first time this year in the county-wide 5th Grade Environmental Field days hosted by the Watauga Soil and... outreach

GES Hosts Two More Summer Workshops for Teachers
Aug 27, 2019

Our GES Summer Workshops for Educators series continued this summer with a repeat of the well-received Rockin' NC program that we offered for the... outreach

Students learning in the Department's mobile laboratory

GES outreach engages >5,000 students in one year, with industry and government partners
Aug 13, 2019

Outreach Coordinator Marta Toran reached over 5,000 K-12 students in the 2018-2019, with help from numerous Geological and Environmental Sciences... outreach

Department launches "Water on the Move" outreach program
Jan 30, 2019

Outreach coordinator Marta Toran  has launched the... outreach

Eastern US earthquake epicenters

Earthquakes not unusual for western NC
Jan 10, 2019

A small earthquake shook homes near Asheville early in the... outreach, faculty research

Department revives forgotten RV for mobile outreach activities
Nov 28, 2018

The Derpartment of Geological and Environmetnal Sciences (GES), with assistance from the College of Arts... outreach

EPA seal

Marta Toran receives EPA grant for water-related outreach
Nov 28, 2018

Marta Toran, Outreach Coordinator in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences (GES), received a grant from the Environmental... outreach

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.

faculty research, student research, outreach
Ellen Cowan discusses the local landscape and geology with Carolina Geological Society members

Carolina Geological Society meeting hosted in High Country
Oct 17, 2018

 Professional and academic geoscientists from around the Southeast converged on the North Carolina High Country for the 79th annual meeting o

outreach

Summer 2018 Workshop Series for Elementary Teachers
Aug 27, 2018

Casting fossils, biostratigraphy, mineral tests and a field trip to the local rock quarry were among the activities that elementary and middle... outreach