Appalachian State University Coverage
New app developed at Appalachian State turns users into bee counters
CARE’s pollinator research team is funded in part by grants from Bayer, nonprofit bee research organization Project Apis m, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center and other organizations. CARE is also working in partnership with analytics leader SAS, based in Cary.
AT&T, Appalachian State team up to examine climate change, community impacts
The Appalachian researchers will focus on assessing how socioeconomic disparities that affect rural communities contribute to climate vulnerability. The climate risk estimates produced by the team will better inform adaptation strategies, identify specific regional data needs and guide decision-making on disparities between risks in inland rural areas versus urban or coastal areas.
'Snot otters' thrive in NC mountains, if the water is clean
A 150-meter stretch of woods in Boone is one of the best spots in the world for finding Eastern hellbenders, or "snot otters," which are the largest salamanders in the Americas.
Appalachian State hosts Energy Summit; focus is sustainability & efficiency
The annual Appalachian Energy Summit brings together the region’s energy, sustainability and academic communities for plenary sessions, working groups, a Student Summit, meetings and tours of App State’s energy initiatives. Here’s a preview.
DOJ: California man accused of laundering $1.9M stolen from App State
A federal grand jury indicted a California man last week on charges that he laundered $1.9 million that was stolen from Appalachian State University in 2016, according to court documents.