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First-year student Lainie Baumgardner, of Waxhaw, runs on Appalachian State University’s campus Nov. 18 with her mask at the ready. She is a member of App State’s track and field team. It’s important to keep up physical activity throughout the winter for mental and physical health and immune system support, says App State’s Dr. Rebecca “Becki” Battista, an Exercise Is Medicine Ambassador and a board member of the Physical Activity Alliance. Photo by Marie Freeman

Tips for staying physically active this winter — advice from App State’s Dr. Rebecca Battista
Nov 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — With the threat of COVID-19 continuing into winter, having an exercise routine is important for staying healthy and keeping our immune...

Cole Garrison

App State offensive lineman steps off the field and into the operating room
Oct 27, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University senior Cole Garrison, an exercise science major and student-athlete from Clay, Alabama, is head...

Allison Farrell

Honors alumna Allison Farrell publishes thesis
Oct 9, 2020

Honors College alumna Allison Farrell ’20 has successfully published her Honors thesis, Parental Impact on Child Physical Activity and Sedentar...

Steff McDaniel

Stephanie McDaniel is the new director of Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff
Oct 6, 2020

The Beaver College of Health Sciences is thrilled to welcome Stephanie McDaniel as the new director for the Health Promotion for Faculty and staff pro...

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Maintaining wellness in uncertain times — tips from a public health major and peer educator
Sep 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Senior public health major Caroline Pruitt works to spread the good news about wellness and how fellow students can take bet...

App State in sign language

App State to launch American Sign Language minor in fall 2020, expand course offerings
Aug 13, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — This fall, Appalachian State University students will have increased opportunities to study American Sign Language (ASL) through the u...

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Appalachian Continues to Provide Services in its Interprofessional Clinic
Jul 24, 2020

By Bryan Belcher and Gary McCulloughBoone, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Interprofessional Clinic is open for business! As part of The ...

he four Appalachian State University faculty selected for the 2020 BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women program sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pictured, from left to right, are Dr. Megen Culpepper, assistant professor in the A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences; Dr. Leah Hamilton, associate professor in the Department of Social Work; Dr. Vicky Klima, professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences; and Dr. Rachel Wilson, associate professor in the

‘Leading in a Time of Transformation’: 4 App State faculty selected for women’s leadership development program
Jul 22, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Four Appalachian State University faculty have been accepted into the 2020 BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women program spo...

The 3-year-old pictured uses an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. Photo submitted

3-year-old finds his voice through App State’s Communication Disorders Clinic
Jul 17, 2020

By Audrey GurkinBOONE, N.C. — “How do you thank someone for giving your child his voice?” This question comes from the mother of a 3-year-old wh...

Ashley Shapiro

Ashley Shapiro's path to Occupational Therapy
Jul 15, 2020

By Audrey GurkinBoone, N.C. — Ashley Shapiro graduated from Appalachian State University in 2011 with a degree in psychology and a minor in Spanish....