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Dr. Brooke Hester has been selected as this year's co-recipient of the Excellence in Student Advising and Mentoring Award by the University College/General Education Awards Committee. She will formally recognize for her accomplishment at an...
Appalachian State Physics Major Benjamin Migirditch has been selected in a national competition to participate in Caltech's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program. Over a 10-week period this summer he will be working with Dr....
Recently the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State did an article on graduate student Andrew Zeidell and his work with carbon nanotubes. Zeidell graduated from Appalachian with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics in May 2014...
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 - 2:57pm
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 - 12:40pm
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 - 1:31pm
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,...

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