Smithsonian’s curator of parasitic worms and researchers from Canada and Mexico discovered the first new medicinal leech species in North America in decades — in southern Maryland. Research zoologist Anna Phillips first became interested in working with parasites as an undergraduate student at Appalachian State University, where she applied for a selective research internship with programs on many species.
Yosef Golden Ale — “a light ale that embodies the essence of mountain life” — is Appalachian Mountain Brewery’s newest product. It was created by AMB master brewer and co-founder Nathan Kelischek, a 2011 graduate of Appalachian.
As you approach the entrance of Lexington Health Care Center on Cornelia Street, you will be greeted with the sight of bright flowers and comfortable benches that would make you want to sit down and chat for a while with residents of the nursing home. This welcoming environment is thanks to the center’s administrator, Appalachian State University alumna Heather McGroarty ‘18.
Thanks to a team from Appalachian State University, visitors at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, located off the Blue Ridge Parkway, will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the park’s Flat Top Manor.
Bayley Plummer wasn’t meant to sit behind a desk all day, so when the App State basketball star enrolled in Boone she quickly changed her major from accounting, her mother’s profession, to criminal justice, her grandfather’s passion.
The Rhododendron Society’s newest members — Appalachian alumni Dorothy “Dot” Case ’69, Chris Moody ’99 and Angela Quick ’91 — were inducted Friday, June 14, during a brunch held at Hound Ears Club in Boone.
Appalachian partnered with the National Park Service to produce a new documentary about the history of Flat Top Manor at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. The film is now showing in the manor’s minitheater.