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GOTR 5k spring 2019

Research study demonstrates that Girls on the Run transforms young girls' lives
Aug 15, 2019

By Mary Sheryl HorineBoone, N.C. – As students prepare to head back to school, many parents are looking for after-school activities that provide a s...

Young scientists in anatomy lab at Leon Levine Hall

Young scientists in App State’s Lucy Brock School make learning visible
Aug 4, 2019

By Rebekah SaylorsBOONE, N.C. — It began with a curiosity of wanting to know more about the human body and culminated with a poster presentation. No...

Madagascar Research Project 2019
Jul 26, 2019

Drs. Zachary and Alisha Farris took 16 Appalachian students to Madagascar this summer to carry out a research program where they studied a wide range ...

Students cleaning Buckeye Knob

App State students ace final exam tr
Jul 23, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — At the end of spring semester 2019, students in Appalachian State University’s Department of Recreation Management and Physical...

Mother's Lounge LLHS

App State opens new Lactation Lounge in Plemmons Student Union
Jul 22, 2019

Appalachian also provides a Mother’s Lounge on the fourth floor of its Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences, which features a changing table, refrige...

Robyn Seamon

App State alumna helps the medical community understand Appalachian culture
Jul 9, 2019

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — When Robyn Seamon ’11 ’18 enrolled at Appalachian State University to pursue a B.S. in nursing (RN–BSN) deg...

The best laid plans
Jun 13, 2019

Leslee Peeler with her daughter at Kindergarten orientation. Photo submitted.By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — Leslee Peeler, a two-time graduate from App...

A dose of exercise: App State's HOPE lab partners with Park Rx to develop outdoor recreation database
Jun 5, 2019

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — If a walk in the park is what the doctor ordered, the team from Appalachian State University’s Healthy Outdoor Play ...

Kristin Agee - Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian celebrates its Class of 2019 — nearly 4,000 students — at Spring 2019 Commencement
May 15, 2019

Vanna Lorraine Labi pictured above. Kristin Marie Agee pictured in thumbnail. Photos by Marie Freeman.  On Friday, May 10, Appalachian State...

Pham Phights

Pham Phights for Phit Phoods — nutrition student to promote AppEats on Instagram
May 3, 2019

By Elisabeth Wall BOONE, N.C. — Is “a healthy chocolate peanut butter cup” an oxymoron? Is Banana Nice Cream a thing? Is it possible t...