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Appalachian students participate in the Wanted Design Student Workshop 2018 Jun 12, 2018

With a rich history and an incredible track record of success, the...

Ally Mangin, an Interior Design Student, receives her honorable mention for "Twist" a Turkish restaurant

Student wins SOURCE Award for Turkish restaurant lighting design [Eaton] Jun 5, 2018

Eaton’s Lighting Division talked with rising senior Ally Mangini about her award-winning restaurant lighting design, what inspired her

Industrial design major and Raleigh native John Lalevee poses with the unfinished solar vehicle, which he helped design during the 2017–18 year. Photo submitted

Furniture design student puts knowledge to practice with Appalachian’s Solar Vehicle Team May 30, 2018

During the 2017–18 year, industrial design student John Lalevee had the opportunity to fulfill a childhood dream by designing the body of Ap

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