The Appalachian State University campus is currently operating under SPECIAL conditions.
The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 4/6/2020 at 5:20 p.m.
Posted at 2:19pm on March 16, 2020. Last updated at 5:30pm on April 6, 2020.
Appalachian State University’s Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) student training program receives third-year funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Faculty and students of Appalachian’s IDEXlab were awarded funding from the city of Elizabethton, Tennessee, to develop a conceptual master plan proposal and a feasibility study for two of the city’s parks.
Appalachian professor Patricia Johann in the university’s computer science department has received funding from the National Science Foundation for her project exploring new foundations in indexed programming.
East Carolina University awards funding for ECU and Appalachian faculty and students to research the Village of Portsmouth on Portsmouth Island for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Eastern Research Group has awarded funding to the Appalachian Energy Center at Appalachian to conduct research of worldwide community-based landfill gas projects that benefit communities near landfills.
The National Endowment for the Humanities funds Appalachian’s “Blurred Boundaries: The Experience of War and Its Aftermath” discussion series, which explores how the humanities affect our understanding of armed conflict.
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.