The United States Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) funded 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) for two undergraduate Appalachian students.
Three Appalachian undergraduate students will study abroad for a semester in Belgium at the HOWEST University of Applied Sciences — an experience made possible by funding provided by the host institution.
The Poultry Production and Product Safety Research Unit of the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service funds Appalachian’s development of food safety and processing training to combat food-borne pathogens in organic poultry production.
Faculty in Appalachian’s Department of Biology have been awarded funding from UNC Asheville to research species boundaries between wildflowers Liatris helleri and L. turgida, both native to North Carolina.
Funding from the Blue Ridge Partnership of Children will allow Appalachian’s Parent to Parent Family Support Network-High Country to provide support and information to families with special-needs children.
Appalachian's Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics (RIEEE) will use funding from The Clabough Foundation to organize an educational carbon offset workshop for forest landowners in the High Country.
Appalachian receives funding from the National Council of University Research Administrators to launch PREPARE — a customized mentoring program for junior faculty in the university’s Beaver College of Health Sciences.
Middle and high school Vietnamese students in Appalachian’s Vietnamese Summer Academy — a four-week study abroad program funded by IDEA Vietnam — will learn about American and local Appalachian culture.
Research project “Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for Sustainable Development: Interventions with Native American-Owned Small Businesses” is funded by $5,000 Oak Ridge Associated Universities grant.