Research conducted by an interdisciplinary team at Appalachian explores how to mitigate impacts from stormwater runoff. The team has also conducted surveys throughout the Appalachian region to learn more about public perceptions of stormwater.
Appalachian professor Dr. Shawn Bergman has received continued funding from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health for the study, which examines how data analytics could inform employers’ decisions regarding their employees’ health and safety.
Solar barn installed at Horse Helpers of the High Country with energy grant from App State
May 28, 2019
The solar barn project at Horse Helpers of the High Country, which was partially funded by a 2018–19 Energy Efficient Grant through Appalachian and the Community Together (ACT), helps power the farm’s barn and fencing.
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.