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Dr. Christof den Biggelaar

Spring 2022 Commencement: College of Fine and Applied Arts Mace Bearer, Dr. Christof den Biggelaar Apr 29, 2022

The College of Fine and Applied Arts is pleased to honor Dr. Christof den Biggelaar as the mace bearer for its Spring 2022 Commencement on Friday, May 6 at 4:00 PM. 

The Connect Event 2022 Apr 21, 2022

Staff Sgt. Mary Junell

Top Army writing award fulfills App State student’s 2nd grade prophecy Aug 11, 2020

Appalachian State University senior and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Mary Junell wrote in her second grade journal she wanted to be a writer when she...

Cara Hagan Gelber

App State College of Fine and Applied Arts welcomes Dean’s Fellow for Diversity and Inclusion Aug 7, 2020

As the newly appointed Dean’s Fellow for Diversity and Inclusion in the College of Fine and Applied Arts (FAA) at Appalachian State University, ...

Photo of Mira Waits Phd

App State art professor awarded fellowship for book on spatial history of British colonial prisons in India Jul 15, 2020

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Mira Rai Waits has earned up to $40,000 in fellowship support for her book project exploring prisons in...

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. In the shift to an online studio...

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...

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 ...