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App State awarded nearly $1M grant to ADVANCE APPALACHIAN women in STEM academic careers
Sep 18, 2020

"Appalachian State University has been awarded nearly $1 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement AD...

Student Spotlight: Undergraduate Jaden Miller awarded N.C. Space Grant
Sep 3, 2020

"Going into his junior year at Appalachian State University, Jaden Miller has made an impression after being awarded an Undergraduate Research Sc...

Student Spotlight: Lia Phillips awarded N.C. Space Grant
Sep 1, 2020

"For North Carolina Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship recipient, Lia Phillips, pursuing the answers to previously unanswered question...

Comet NEOWISE is in the sky!
Jul 14, 2020

Sky and Telescope's website says that starting the evening of July 14th to look  "about 1 hour after sunset, when you’ll find it just...

AppalAIR to Study Saharan Dust Plume
Jul 3, 2020

Dr. Jim Sherman, who serves as senior research scientist at AppalAIR (Appalachian Atmospheric Interdisciplinary Research), is collaborating with fello...

Student Spotlight: Lucas Smith
Apr 29, 2020

Lucas Smith, a graduating senior, has accepted an offer to begin pursing a PhD in Planetary Science at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory (LPL) o...

Faculty Research Hosted by Physics and Astronomy Club
Mar 10, 2020

The Physics and Astronomy Club (PandA) recently held a club meeting where they hosted a set of quick faculty talks where each attending faculty member...

Thermodynamic Analysis of Skillet Materials Using Infrared Thermography
Jan 26, 2020

Congratulations to Ms. Carla Ramsdell for her recent publication titled Thermodynamic Analysis of Skillet Materials Using Infrared Thermography. ...

NREIP Naval Research Labs internship recipients for 2020
Jan 5, 2020

Appalachian State Engineering Physics graduate students Brandon Schwartz and Jon Tate are recipients of the 2020 NREIP (Naval Research Enterprise Inte...

SPS Names Physics and Astronomy Club "2018-2019 Outstanding Chapter"
Dec 29, 2019

Congratulations to the Physics and Astronomy Club for being named by SPS National as a 2018-2019 Outstanding Chapter! Out of almost 830 chapters,...