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Sam Somerville works on his tea cabinet

App State Furniture Design Student Receives International Award for Japanese-Inspired Tea Cabinet Sep 28, 2020

By Amanda Brasier 

Oolong. Black. Matcha. White.

Console made by Furniture Design student

App State furniture design program awarded $12K grant to support student scholarships Sep 24, 2020

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation has awarded $12,000 in grant funding to Appalachian State University’s 

Wayne L. Sumner at WASU console

Sumner ’75 supports launch of AppTV mobile studio, shares his thoughts on looking — and giving — back Sep 22, 2020

Alumnus Wayne Sumner ’75, a 2012 Outstanding Service Award recipient, was on-site lending support and equipment when Appalachia

Art students perform in "Civil Presence"

Exhibition brings students and community together to explore rituals of citizenship Mar 13, 2019

Stacey L. Kirby, a Durham-based artist, recently created “The Department of Civil Presence” exhibit at Appalachian State University. This site-...

Students attend awards ceremony

Appalachian’s student media honored with international, national and state awards Mar 12, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication is home to a variety of media organizations designed to provide current students with...

Karolyn Martin

Appalachian freshman fulfils dream of auditioning for a Broadway show Mar 11, 2019

Appalachian State University freshman Karolyn Martin recently had the opportunity to audition for the Broadway Musical “Chicago” while...

"Cromulent" chair

Appalachian State University student brings home top honors in annual furniture design competition Mar 11, 2019

Industrial design senior John Lalevee has been named the winner of the Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library's 2019 design competition for his "...

Student dancers

Department of Theatre and Dance hosts Spring Appalachian Dance Ensemble March 20–24 Mar 7, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance welcomes the first days of spring with its annual Spring Appalachian Dance...

IDEX students presenting ideas

LIFE Village funds collaboration with Appalachian to design homes for adults with autism Mar 7, 2019

After the successful completion of an off-the-shelf tiny home for nonprofit LIFE Village Inc.

IDEX students working

IDEXlab Teams Named Finalists for 2019 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Mar 4, 2019

On February 27, two teams of IDEXlab students from Appalachian State University were selected as...

Chefs visit farm

Expanded partnership increases access to sustainable food on Appalachian’s campus Mar 1, 2019

To grow the campus farm-to-dining hall partnership, expand the amount of local food available to students, faculty and staff, Appalachian State...

2018 New Play Festival performance

Appalachian’s Playcrafters presents “New Play Festival” March 14 – 16 Feb 28, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Playcrafters, a student organization affiliated with the Department of Theatre and Dance, will present their 2019...

Students view exhibition

A growing learning community: Climate Stories Collaborative at Appalachian teaches students and faculty alike Feb 28, 2019

Sustainability has long been a core value shared by faculty, staff and students at Appalachian State University. In the Goodnight Family...