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Recipients of RIEEE Summer Student Scholars Program announced

RIEEE is piloting a Summer Student Scholars program in an effort to create and enhance meaningul student research experiences at Appalachian State. Th...

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Transdisciplinarity contributes to understanding of interkingdom communication pathways

At a subcellular level, bacteria, fungi and plants communicate with each other, between species and even kingdoms, through biological and chemical pac...

Appalachian stewards foundational climate science dataset

To get it right in the ongoing and increasingly urgent coverage of climate change in global media, and in policy discussions at all levels of governan...

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