Researchers in exercise and sports science can put away their biopsy needles. The Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis has validated the use of ultrasound technology to measure muscle glycogen.
Student members of Tri Beta Biology Honors Society and the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University have planted two trees on campus in honor of their former biology professor, Dr. Mary Connell. Connell, who taught at Appalachian, died unexpectedly in December 2014.
Two individuals who exemplify outstanding student advising at Appalachian State University are Bob Gibbard and Dr. Brooke Hester, co-winners of University College’s Excellence in Student Advising and Mentoring Award for 2015.
Dr. Stephanie West has received the Excellence in Community Engagement Award from University College at Appalachian. The award recognizes a faculty or staff member who participates actively in the local community and encourages students to engage with local communities and organizations as well.
Two lecturers in the Department of English at Appalachian State University have been honored by University College and its general education program for their teaching and work with undergraduate students.
Changes to modernize the biology curriculum and address a variety of learners has resulted in a restructuring of the four-year biology curriculum at Appalachian State University, starting with the introductory courses.
The University of North Carolina System President Thomas W. Ross presided over the installation of Everts saying, “There is not a doubt in my mind that Sheri Everts is the right person to lead Appalachian State University today and in the years ahead.”
The forum is organized by the Appalachian State University Chapter of the American Association of University Professors. It is intended to provide information and encourage discussion about the major changes that the University of North Carolina system could face in the near future.
Six professors at Appalachian State University have been honored for their teaching: Catherine Fountain, Dr. Shawn Bergman, Dr. Kevin Zwetsloot, Dr. James Stokes, Dr. Christopher Bartel and Dr. Kristina Groover.