News & Events

App State senior and former market analyst awarded NC Space Grant
Jul 8, 2019

After more than a decade in retail management and marketing analytics, Jordan Greene returned to college and shifted his focus to the skies. He enroll...

Spotlight: Daniel Ingram
Jul 1, 2019

Recently, the department said farewell to Daniel Ingram as he moved on to a new chapter in his career. Ingram received a BS in Physics and an MS in En...

App State student sets his research sights out of this world through NC Space Grant
Jun 27, 2019

When Nathaniel Scott first toured Appalachian State University as a prospective student, he had an experience that would alter the course of his life....

Students for Inclusive Excellence in STEM
Jun 24, 2019

Students in the Physics and Astronomy department have come together to form an inclusive excellence club. Students for Inclusive Excellence in STEM (S...

Sustainable Food and Renewable Energy in Florence, Italy
Jun 17, 2019

Physics and Astronomy faculty members, Ms. Carla Ramsdell and Dr. Courtney McGahee, led a group of students abroad in Florence, Italy in May. While ab...

Kara Snow shows how getting a head start in research pays off
Jun 16, 2019

Honors first year student Kara Snow from Raleigh, NC, has been selected as a North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Women in Science Scholar. ...

Student Spotlight: Joshua Edgerton
May 14, 2019

MS Engineering Physics student, Joshua Edgerton, has been selected for induction into the Cratis D. William's Society of Outstanding Graduates of the ...

Student Spotlight: Matthew Calvelo
May 12, 2019

Accelerated Master's student Matt Calvelo studied abroad in Chile in 2017. While in Chile, Matt was able to complete all credit hours needed for a min...

Student Spotlight: Claire Brown
May 2, 2019

Undergraduate student Claire Brown had the opportunity to study abroad in Dublin, Ireland with the Chancellor's Voyage. This is part of the Chancellor...

Q and A with Departmental Scholarship Recipients
Apr 29, 2019

Undergraduate students can apply for departmental scholarships for the next academic year. Faculty and staff serve on scholarship committees to pick t...