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David Sitar and two students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at ASU; Zachary Pruett (Grad.) and Mariah Birchard (Undergrad.) worked with a team of astronomers lead by Nicholas Law from UNC Chapel Hill and assisted in designing and...

David Sitar the New Vice President for NCS-AAPT

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 3:57pm
David Sitar was nominated, elected and accepted the role of Vice President of the North Carolina Section of the Association of Physics Teachers (NCS-AAPT). It is a three year appointment where he will serve as Vice President for...

Dr. Smith on SciWorks Radio

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 1:40pm
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 SciWork SciWorks,  the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located...
Dr. Sid Clements was selected as a Fulbright Scholar for 2015-2016 by the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Board in Washington DC and the Austrian-American Educational Commission (AAEC).  He will spend the Spring 2016 semester as a Visiting...
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Jennifer Burris awared GRAM Grant

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 2:31pm
Jennifer Burris has been awarded a Graduate Research Associate Mentoring (GRAM) Grant from the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies to fund graduate research associate (GRA) during the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years. The GRA will...
Dr. Jennifer Burris has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the "Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching" in recognition for her significant contributions to the instructional mission of Appalachian State University and the UNC...
Dr. Sid Clements
Dr. Sid Clements has just been selected as the recipient of the 2014-2015 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award. This award was established to honor a graduate faculty member who's contribution to graduate education is truly exemplary in teaching,...
BOONE—Dr. J. Sid Clements of Boone has been named a Fellow in the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Clements is a professor of physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Appalachian State University.   The IEEE...
App State Physics and Astronomy students Tyler Foley, Matthew Pegram, and Zachary Jenkins, working with faculty members Brooke Hester and Jennifer Burris, have developed a  physics demonstration that uses lasers and shampoo to demonstrate...
Dr. Brad Conrad not only has two papers coming out (one with undergrad Andrew Zeidell and both with Shawn Huston), but one has made the cover of the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology.  Crystal Growth and DesignDisruption...

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