News & Events

Colloquium: Dr. Roshani Silwal
Apr 13, 2021

This week's colloquium will be held by our very own Dr. Roshani Silwal. Dr. Silwal will be giving a talk on "Ion Traps and Their Marvels!". All are we...

Physics and Astronomy Student Club Nationally Recognized
Apr 10, 2021

The Physics and Astronomy Club (PandA), a Society of Physics Students Chapter at Appalachian State University, has received two national awards this a...

Q&A with 2021 Outstanding Senior Award Recipients
Mar 31, 2021

Graduating seniors can be nominated by faculty members for a multitude of departmental awards. This year there were five recipients, two being given m...

Physics and Astronomy Club Nationally Recognized
Mar 29, 2021

The Physics and Astronomy Club (PandA), a Society of Physics Students Chapter at Appalachian State University, has received two national awa...

Student Spotlight: Steven Klingler
Mar 25, 2021

Four years of military service has given Steven Klingler a new perspective as a student at Appalachian State University. “I treat my college classes...

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Claire Brown, Physics and Astronomy
Feb 5, 2021

Claire Brown was awarded the SAFE Grant to work on her project titled “Sarcomere Modeling to Determine Changing Elasticity of Cardiac Muscle”.Fund...

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Forrest Myers, Physics and Astronomy
Feb 4, 2021

Forrest Myers was awarded the SAFE Grant to pursure his project titled "Optical trapping of gold nanoshells for studying optical binding” in Summer ...

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Taylor Foote '19, Physics and Astronomy
Feb 3, 2021

Now alumni, Taylor Foote worked on her project "Seasonal Dependence of Column-averaged and Near-surface Aerosol Optical Properties Measured at Appalac...

Cooking Evangelist Carla Ramsdell
Dec 2, 2020

An environmentalist, food physicist and cooking evangelist, Carla Ramsdell strives to empower others with the knowledge that taking back control of fo...

Dr. Burris Awarded OSA's 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Advocacy Recognition
Nov 12, 2020

Dr. Jennifer Burris, professor in and chair of Appalachian State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been recognized by ...