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Students work on the farm

Appalachian donates fresh produce to local organizations for residents in need Aug 24, 2017

This summer, students and faculty in Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development forged a unique partnership with Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (B

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Follow Appalachian's Solar Vehicle Team at the 2017 Formula Sun Grand Prix this week Jul 5, 2017

July 3-9, at the Circuit of The Americas racetrack in Austin, Texas, 15 Appalachian students will return for the second year to the Formula Sun Grand Prix to race their solar vehicle, Apperion,... Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Sustainability Spotlight

Sustainable products designed by Alyssa Coletti's students

Appalachian students partner with biomaterials company, build sustainable products Apr 11, 2017

Furniture designer Alyssa Coletti is determined to expand student exposure to and experience with sustainable design.

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Lee Ball and Jeff Biggers

Find Your SustainAbility with Lee Ball and Jeff Biggers Mar 14, 2017

Listen in as noted author Jeff Biggers speaks with Appalachian's Director of Sustainability Lee Ball about regenerative cities and sustainability... Sustainable Development, Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Solar car on the track

Racing the Sun [Appalachian Magazine] Aug 17, 2016

An Appalachian team seeks to change the future of transportation with a solar race car.

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Sustainability Spotlight - Brian Burke May 25, 2016

Assistant Professor of Sustainable Development Brian Burke first learned about the field of environmental anthropology from a visiting professor... Sustainability Spotlight

Ryan Gilliespie with e-bike

Sustainability Spotlight - Ryan Gillespie Mar 29, 2016

Ryan Gillespie, a senior Sustainable Technology major, is passionate about what he calls "responsible transportation." Over the last year, Gi

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IlaSahai Prouty, "Paper Bag Test"

Sustainability Spotlight - IlaSahai Prouty Mar 7, 2016

IlaSahai Prouty, assistant professor in the Department of Art, is determined to expand the dialog about race and stereotypes at Appalachian S

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Sustainability Spotlight - Brent Summerville Mar 1, 2016

Brent Summerville, a sustainable technology practitioner-in- residence in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment,

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