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Rajat Panwar

Research from Walker College sustainability director supports case that consumers can affect corporate climate action
Jul 24, 2020

In a recent Forbes.com post entitled Climate Change: The Ball Is In Our Court, Erik Kobayashi-Solomon cited Dr. Rajat Panwar, associate prof...

Barnes student research program is accepting grant applications for academic year 2020-21

Barnes student research program is accepting grant applications for academic year 2020-21
Jul 24, 2020

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University is accepting grant applications for the 2020-21 academic year.The Barnes student r...

World Bee Count with James Wilkes and Joseph Cazier
Jul 8, 2020

Professors Dr. Joseph Cazier and Dr. James Wilkes were recently featured in the popular Apple Podcast series.In this episode, they talk with Professor...

Vannoy to serve as chair elect for Boone Chamber Executive Committee

Vannoy to serve as chair elect for Boone Chamber Executive Committee
Jul 7, 2020

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced its 2020-21 Executive Committee members, and among them is Dr. Sandy Vannoy, Acting Dean of Appa...

From left, clockwise, are App State summer business interns Wendell Addy, Callie Alexander, Ashley Brim, Logan Phillips, Haley Kimball, Sean Janes and Olivia Guillebeau

Summer internships offer practical experience, even amid global pandemic
Jun 30, 2020

The Walker College of Business emphasizes experiential learning, interdisciplinary collaboration, social engagement and value driven innovation to hel...

Program leaders, Dr. Lakshmi Iyer & Dr. Dinesh Dave

App State business students and faculty reconfigure Bengaluru, India, study abroad
May 26, 2020

While a global pandemic keeps American citizens home, innovative faculty in the Walker College of Business have found a way to show students the world...

Left: Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk, professor in the Department of Accounting, is one of the 2020 Innovation Scholars awardees. Right: Dr. Maureen MacNamara, assistant professor in the Department of Social Work, is one of the 2020 Innovation Scholars awardees. Photos by Chase Reynolds

2020 winners announced for Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program at App State
May 19, 2020

Appalachian State University recently announced the 2020 recipients of the Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Program."This 2020 class of Chancellor's I...

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures

App State researchers estimate lost economic activity of $52.4 million due to April restaurant closures
May 19, 2020

The economic impact of COVID-19-related restaurant and bar closures in April 2020, alone, is estimated as $52.4 million in lost gross regional product...

Walker College round up: new graduates honored at academic year-end

Walker College round up: new graduates honored at academic year-end
May 19, 2020

"During the novel coronavirus pandemic, as universities across the country deliver course content online, celebrating student achievement remains impo...

Dr. Joseph Cazier, left, and Dr. James Wilkes, members of Appalachian’s Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE) team, check on beehives installed on Howard Street in Boone. Cazier is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, and Wilkes is a professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app
May 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known...