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D. Jason Miller, associate dean of Appalachian’s College of Fine and Applied Arts and associate professor in the college’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment (STBE), in his classroom. Miller was the recipient of the 2019 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo submitted

‘Holding space’ in synchronous studio meetings Q&A with D. Jason Miller Jun 30, 2020

“This atmosphere of shared learning and shared ideas relies on proximity and access to a shared space.

Appalachian professor Dr. Tracy W. Smith, who has been at home teaching online since the coronavirus outbreak. Photo submitted

How to keep students feeling connected and supported — 4 Excellence in Teaching Award winners weigh in Jun 30, 2020

At the beginning of the 2020 spring semester, no one at Appalachian State University could have imagined a complete transition to online learning — with only days to prepare.

Dirty photovoltaic panels can impact energy yield

The wipe down on clean energy Jun 8, 2020

For photovoltaic (PV) panels, which convert sunlight into clean, renewable energy, what’s on their surface matters — a layer of dust and/or dirt...

It's Time To Get Uncomfortable (and Listen) Jun 4, 2020

Dear Colleagues, Students and Community,

Welcome home — first App Builds a Home project is dedicated Jun 1, 2020

The welcome mat is on the porch and the first completed home built through a partnership between Appalachian State University’s ...

D Jason Miller

D. Jason Miller Named Associate Dean for the College of Fine and Applied Arts May 26, 2020

D. Jason Miller, Associate Professor and Program Director for Building Science in the Department of ...

Shane Buchheit, RCOE Student Teacher Finalist

Theatre Arts Educator Named Finalist for Student Teacher of the Year May 18, 2020

Shane Buchheit, a spring 2020 graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in theatre arts education, was...

Aaron Bradshaw

Graduate Student Speaker Aaron Bradshaw May 14, 2020

My name is Aaron Bradshaw and I grew up in Greenville, North Carolina. As a kid, I enjoyed spending my time in the treehouse behind my...