Sustainability Spotlight

Girl holding a chicken

Students in Appalachian’s Honors College spend a ‘Day at the Farm’ Sep 27, 2018

When choosing Appalachian State University, students new to the university’s Honors College likely didn’t imagine that, before clas

Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Development
Dr. Jeremy Ferrell in Peru

Collaborative study abroad trip focuses on studying and mitigating climate change in Peru Sep 5, 2018

In June 2018, 14 Appalachian State University students packed their bags and boarded a plane to Peru to spend almost three weeks studying and... Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Team Sunergy celebrates their second place win.

Appalachian’s Team Sunergy ties for second place in 2018 American Solar Challenge Jul 24, 2018

Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team has secured a second-place tie in the 2018 American Solar Challenge (ASC), an internationa

Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Sustainability Spotlight
Furniture design students

From the tree to the public Jul 11, 2018

Sustainably harvested lumber. The Japanese philosophy of Ma. Video documentaries. The WantedDesign showcase in New York City.

Sustainability Spotlight, Communication, Sustainable Development, Applied Design
Cameron and Rachael Van Dyke

The Future People: Creating Public Imagination [The Delaware Contemporary] Jun 26, 2018

Methods for transportation have played a part in the human experience for centuries, from horse and buggy, to cars, to airplanes, to the future... Applied Design, Sustainability Spotlight

The mobiLANDING

Appalachian students build research structure at Beech Mountain Jun 5, 2018

Students enrolled in the Integrative Design Experience Laboratory (IDEXlab) at Appalachian State University have completed the mobiLANDING, a... Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

John Lalevee

Furniture design student puts knowledge to practice with Appalachian’s Solar Vehicle Team May 23, 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

Applied Design, Sustainability Spotlight
Aurora Figueroa-Benetti

Independent study with local farmer leads Appalachian student to cultivate a “new” fruit tree May 10, 2018

Aurora Figueroa-Benetti’s passion for sustainable agriculture led her to Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of

Sustainable Development, Sustainability Spotlight
Climate Justice Month

Appalachian hosts Climate Justice Month in April Mar 29, 2018

Starting April 1, Appalachian State University will host its first-ever Climate Justice Month to broaden the conversation surrounding climate... Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Development, Theatre and Dance, Fine and Applied Arts