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Winners of the Fall 2017 pitch your idea competition
Nov 20, 2017

Jackson Barbee earned the top spot and $1,000 at the 2017 Big Idea Competition for his minimalist hiker's backpack idea. 

Student Research Appalachian State University - Alaina Doyle

Economics seniors present at Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium
Nov 17, 2017

Appalachian State University seniors Alaina Doyle and Anthony Santelle traveled to Campbell University November 4 to present their research at the...

Dr. David Schrader, a sports analytics educator from Teradata University Network, spoke with students on the campus of Appalachian State University November 14, 2017

Walker College hosts sports analytics educator
Nov 14, 2017

The Walker College of Business hosted Dr. David Schrader, a sports analytics educator from Teradata University Network, on the campus of Appalachian State...

2017 program participants with Daniel Heinlein '07; the group visited his employer, JRG Re.

A Q&A with David Marlett, program leader for life-changing international opportunity to Bermuda, London
Jul 12, 2017

This summer, a select group of students traveled to Bermuda to study Risk Management and Insurance (RMI), with...

The Westermans in front of their home, which holds 50 solar panels and generates enough power for their family of four, with extra to share. The Westermans in front of their home, which holds 50 solar panels and generates enough power for their family of four, with extra to share.

Appalachian professors practice what they teach, operate their home at net-positive energy use with solar panels
Jul 11, 2017

Drs. Jim and Jennifer Westerman, both professors at Appalachian State University, made a decision that has saved the equivalent of 276 trees and...

MBA Alumni Highlight: Jessica Epley
Jul 10, 2017

Jessica Epley '15 is a Content Development Specialist at CommScope, a leading provider of network...

Reconnect conference participants included, left to right: Jim Kupitz, Luzerne Community College; Brad Chin, West Valley College; Midge Cozzens, Rutgers University; Katrina Palmer, Appalachian State University; Mary Goodloe, Belmont University; Mary Flag, University of St. Thomas, Texas; Joyati Debnath, Winona State University; James Case, consultant, Baltimore; Violeta Vasilevska, Utah Valley University; Lila Ghemri, Texas Southern University; Sally Cockburn, Hamilton College; Ahlam Tannouri, Morgan State

Department of Mathematical Sciences hosts workshop on Sustainable Energy Consumption
Jun 30, 2017

During the month of June, the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University welcomed...

 Walker College marketing professor's research on consumer behavior published in Journal of Consumer Marketing

Marketing professor's research on consumer behavior published in Journal of Consumer Marketing
Jun 27, 2017

Research on consumer decision making from Walker College Marketing Professor Ilgim Dara Benoit was recently...

Jason (Jie) Xiong, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Walker College computer information systems professor earns junior faculty award
Jun 14, 2017

Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management ...

Walker College of Business’ Risk Management and Insurance Program (RMI) at Appalachian State University was awarded the Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) designation. RMI is the seventh largest program in the country.

Appalachian’s Risk Management and Insurance Program named Global Center of Insurance Excellence
Jun 9, 2017

ASU NEWS—The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University has been...

Photo by Ken Ketchie, hcpress.com. Local outdoor enthusiasts (from left) Jason Berry, Bill Ireland and Russ Hiatt are pictured at Appalachian Mountain Brewery.

Alumni Spotlight: Boone Film Festival co-Founder Jason Berry '02 MGT, MKT
Jun 9, 2017

Residents of the High Country are invited to participate in the Boone Film Festival, an event that Appalachian State University...

MBA Alumni Highlight: Morris Lu
Jun 8, 2017

Morris Lu is a 2015 graduate of Appalachian State University's MBA program. He earned his bachelor's degree in information...