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 of endless possibilities. ... Applied Design, Sustainability Spotlight


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 sheltered workspace located at the university’s... Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

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.

Sustainability Spotlight, Applied Design
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.

Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Sustainablity, Sustainability Spotlight

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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Stephen McCreery

Sustainability Spotlight - Stephen McCreery Feb 15, 2016

Stephen McCreery, assistant professor of electronic media / broadcasting in the Department of Communication, is a proponent of sustainable... Sustainability Spotlight