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Student to Intern at the Space Telescope Science Institute this Summer
Apr 21, 2015

Michael Tucker, an Applied Physics major, has been awarded an internship in the 2015 Space Astronomy Summer Program at the Space Telescope Science Ins...

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ASU Physics Student to Spend Summer at Fermilab
Apr 17, 2015

Physics student Crystal Patteson has been selected for the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program at Fermilab. She will spend this summer...

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Dr. Rachel Smith receives NASA/NC Space Grant Informal Education and Public Outreach Program Award
Apr 17, 2015

Astronomy Professor, Dr. Rachel Smith, has received $2,500 from the North Carolina Space Grant Consortium for her project, "From Local Sky to Deep Spa...

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Physics and Astronomy Club participates in Playhouse Buildfest at Parkway School
Apr 17, 2015

Dustin Roten, a senior Applied Physics major, demostrates propulsion using a fire extinguisher mounted to a skateboard at the annual Playhouse Buildfe...

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Dr. Hester to Receive the Excellence in Student Advising and Mentoring Award
Apr 3, 2015

Dr. Brooke Hester has been selected as this year's co-recipient of the Excellence in Student Advising and Mentoring Award by the University Colle...

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App State Physics Major to Help Select the Mars 2020 Landing Site
Apr 2, 2015

Appalachian State Physics Major Benjamin Migirditch has been selected in a national competition to participate in Caltech's Summer Undergraduate Resea...

Graduate Student Andrew Zeidell Featured in Article by the College of Arts and Sciences
Apr 2, 2015

Recently the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State did an article on graduate student Andrew Zeidell and his work with carbon nanotubes. Z...

David Sitar and Students Pulished in the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Apr 1, 2015

David Sitar and two students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at ASU; Zachary Pruett (Grad.) and Mariah Birchard (Undergrad.) worked with a ...

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David Sitar the New Vice President for NCS-AAPT
Mar 31, 2015

David Sitar was nominated, elected and accepted the role of Vice President of the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Phys...

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Dr. Smith on SciWorks Radio
Mar 31, 2015

Dr. Rachel Smith did an interview with SciWorks Radio on Meteorites and Distant Forming Solar-systems. SciWorks Radio is a production of 88.5 WFDD and...