News & Events

Retirement Reception for Dr. Allen and Dr. Gray
May 18, 2023

Please join us to celebrate Dr. Patricia Allen and Dr. Richard Gray’s retirement. We will hold a reception on May 31st in the Solarium in Plemm...

Carla Ramsdell leading the class, while students show their finished meal. Looks delicious!

Food Physics - The Momentum is Building!
Mar 23, 2023

Carla Ramsdell had what she referred to as a “decent week” last week. In addition to her OpEd that was accepted in the Charlotte Observer and Rale...

Olivia Adams, a senior applied physics and english major from Raleigh, at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, AZ. Photo submitted.

Physics, English major Olivia Adams selected for prestigious internship in Switzerland
Mar 8, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Olivia Adams, a senior applied physics and English major from Raleigh, has been selected for the University of Michigan - CERN Su...

Dr. Will Canu, Dr. Kara Dempsey, Dr. Mohammad Ali Javidian, Dr. Roshani Silwal, Dr. Andrew Smith and Dr. Marketa Zimova

6 CAS faculty receive 2023-25 GRAM program awards
Feb 15, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies has announced the recipients of the 2023-25 Gra...

Student-Led Physical Sciences Organization is Honored with Award from the National Office of the Society of Physics Students as an Outstanding Chapter

Appalachian State University Physics Students Win National Recognition
Feb 3, 2023

The AppState chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is the third tim...

Food Physics: an Edible Climate Solution with Carla Ramsdell
Apr 10, 2022

Our very own astronomer and physicist, Carla Ramsdell, is leading a virtual Earth Month celebration event! She will be leading a Lunch and Learn serie...

Secondary Physics Education Student: Annie Sylvester
Mar 28, 2022

We have a student spotlight today! Welcome one of our Physics, Secondary Education majors, Annie Sylvester! Annie shared with us the following... ...

Secondary Physics Education Student: Christian Reese
Mar 25, 2022

Our student spotlight today is Christian Reese! "My name is Christian Reese, I am a physics secondary education major. I have always been curious...

Secondary Physics Education Student: Forrest Price
Mar 19, 2022

We have another student spotlight for you all! This is Forrest Price and he is a Physics, Secondary Education Major. Below is a statement from Forrest...

Secondary Physics Education Student: Michaela Moon
Mar 17, 2022

Our next student spotlight is Michaela Moon!"My name is Michaela Moon, and I am a physics, secondary education major. Ever since I was young, I’ve a...