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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...
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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...
Congratulations to Matt Childers, one of our seniors in Applied Physics - he’s just been accepted into the graduate Aerospace Engineering program at Stanford. And this is only the first of his applications he’s heard back from!
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First Year Seminar Service Learning Day

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 4:11pm
The Inspired Engineer first year seminar class had a service learning work day on November 15, 2014 and worked to remove logs from a steep property. This wood was cut and split and will be distributed to needy in our community for firewood at The...
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APS has just released new lists of the “top producing programs” in several areas. Most notably, Appalachian State University is #3 in the production of BA/BS degrees in the country (among MS Institutions). This was based on 2010-2012 data. Also,...

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