McCaughey, director of First Year Seminar in Appalachian’s University College and professor in the university’s Department of Sociology, was recognized for her contributions to improve the experience of Appalachian’s first-year students.
A centuries-old tree on Appalachian’s campus will flourish well into the future thanks to the preservation efforts of university arborist Chris Erickson and his Physical Plant team during and after campus construction.
As part of the award, D. Jason Miller, associate professor in Appalachian’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, will receive a $12,500 cash prize and a commemorative bronze medallion.
David Nieman, a professor of exercise physiology and immunology at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, used to be an ultrarunner. But he quit. The research Opens a New Window. —his research—was too compelling.
Gokee will spend the next two academic years leading archaeological research in the Bandafassi region of eastern Senegal to study how the Atlantic slave trade impacted social life in this West African “shatter zone.”
May is ALS Awareness Month, and librarians are well positioned to make a difference in the fight against this disease. I should know—I am dean of libraries at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, and I have ALS.