Geologist Johnny Waters studies the relationship between climate change and changes in the ecosystem. As co-leader of a United Nations-sponsored research team, he and others have found evidence in Central Asia for catastrophic oceanographic events associated with climate change and a mass extinction that devastated tropical marine ecosystems 375 million years ago.
Talent may get you so far, but networking and hard work are what really breed success, according to Bobby Sain ’10 of New York City. And since graduating from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, Sain has had plenty of success.
Winter Alternative Service Experience (ASE) Programs at Appalachian State University allow students to use the long holiday to explore and serve a different community. Programs vary in length and cost, but provide the same components of service, learning and exploration found in Alternative Service Experience programs during fall and spring breaks.