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The power of gratitude
Dec 4, 2019

By Linda CoutantBOONE, N.C. — To bring more happiness into your life, the trick truly may be as simple as counting your blessings....

Jordan Hazelwood and Leanna Pollack

Jumping Into Undergrad Research to Prepare for Success as a Medical SLP
Dec 3, 2019

By Leanna PollackAs undergrads, we tend to pack our summers with résumé-strengthening activities for grad school applications—camp counseling, sha...

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8 tips for a health heart during the holidays, from an Appalachian expert
Nov 12, 2019

By Dr. Rebecca KappusDepartment of Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State UniversityThe holiday season is here, and so is one of the unhealthi...

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Professor Stefan Frisch accepts Visiting Erskine Fellowship
Nov 4, 2019

Professor Stefan A. Frisch, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has accepted a Visiting Erskine Fellowship for Spring 2020 to be ...

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Fulbright Scholar Dr. David Williams to study biopharmaceutical ecosystems in Austria
Nov 1, 2019

Edited by Jessica StumpBOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Dr. Dave Williams, professor in the Beaver College of Health Sciences’ ...

The Dementia Awareness Club is building awareness about dementia because Awareness Improves Lives and Reduces Stigma
Oct 28, 2019

On September 30, the Dementia Awareness Club (DAC) held a viewing of the film, "Alive Inside: Music and Memory". About 50 people attended the viewing,...

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Screening for singing
Oct 24, 2019

By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — Sarah M. Young, a clinical educator with the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD), works with speech...

Jacob McCann

From football to nursing
Oct 23, 2019

By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — Jacob McCann graduated from Appalachian State University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). He is curr...

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Bring Appalachian to Charlotte
Oct 22, 2019

By Audrey GurkinCharlotte, NC — On October 10, 2019, Appalachian State University hosted a “Bring Appalachian to Charlotte” event at the Carmel ...

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Dietary habits and anthropometric characteristics of rock climbers
Oct 21, 2019

Primary investigator: Sarah Radman (senior, NUT)Faculty Advisor: Laurel Wentz (NUT)Co-investigator: Amy Perkinson (senior, NUT)Amy Perkinson (left) an...