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Aidan Keaveney participates in the NSF’s Physics and Astronomy Research Experience for Undergraduates at LSU
Jan 12, 2021

Honors sophomore and Chancellor's Scholar Aidan Keaveney participated in the National Science Foundation’s Physics and Astronomy Research Experience...

Skye-Anne Tschoepe awarded Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research for local hydrogeology study
Jan 12, 2021

Honors sophomore Skye-Anne Tschoepe has been awarded $1,000 for the Grant in Aid of Research from The Scientific Research Honor Society, Sigma Xi, the...

Honors students participate in webinar with Dr. Jane Goodall
Dec 15, 2020

Two Honors students recently had the honor of participating in a live, interactive Zoom webinar with Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, world-renowned con­servat...

Honors Faculty Dr. Mira Waits awarded research fellowship
Dec 15, 2020

Honors faculty Dr. Mira Waits, Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Culture in the Art Department, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship ...

Mackenzie Millett exemplifies the importance of service in Honors education
Dec 7, 2020

Honors College junior Mackenzie Millett from Amelia Island, Florida, is one of the two student co-directors for the App Builds a Home (ABAH) proj...

Grace Ruffin studies history of human rights in South Africa
Nov 24, 2020

With scholarship support from the Honors College, Honors junior Grace Ruffin traveled to Cape Town, South Africa, beginning January 25, 2020, for a se...

Honors faculty Dr. Howard Neufeld featured in the Washington Post
Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Howard Neufeld, Honors faculty member and professor in the Department of Biology, was featured in the Oct. 17, 2020 story, “Human-driven cl...

Honors students Tori Joy and Grace Powers organize “Doughnut Forget to Vote"
Nov 10, 2020

Honors College juniors Tori Joy, of Hendersonville, and Grace Powers, of Davidson, worked with Macki Snyder, assistant director of leadership and...

Rebecca Brown conducts swine research to help High Country farmers fertilize their soil
Oct 30, 2020

Honors senior Rebecca Brown is conducting research on whether hog manure can be used as a soil fertilizer. Brown is a Chancellor’s Scholar majoring ...

Honors students promote wellness on campus during the pandemic
Oct 27, 2020

Honors students majoring in public health are working with Appalachian State University’s Department of Wellness and Prevention Services (WPS) ...