Sustainable Development

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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Dr. Anatoli Ignatov

Dr. Anatoli Ignatov is one of two Appalachian faculty to receive Fulbright Scholarships Jun 7, 2017

Land ownership is a big deal in many cultures. Just cut a tree one foot past your property line and see how quickly your neighbor arrives on the scene.

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Ryan Hellenbrand

One student and one alum from Appalachian named Fulbright Scholars May 15, 2017

The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) at Appalachian State University has announced that student Ryan Hellenbrand of Boone... Sustainable Development

2016-17 Innovation Scholars

Fine and Applied Arts faculty awarded Innovation Scholars funding Apr 20, 2017

Three of the five collaborative projects funded by the Chancellor's first Innovation Scholars program are led by Fine and Applied Arts faculty.... Fine and Applied Arts, Communication, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Sustainablity

River rocks

Appalachian State University presents "Troubled Water: Voices from Bath" on April 19 Apr 19, 2017

"Troubled Water: Voices from Bath" is a multi-media presentation on the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).

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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

Appalachian hosts Food for Thought: A Sustainable, Community Series on Food beginning March 7 Mar 3, 2017

Assistant Professor of Sustainable Development Jacqui Ignatova is co-leading the first roundtable on food sovereignty on March 7.

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Jeff Biggers

Appalachian’s Sustainable Development Department to host author Jeff Biggers Feb. 17 Feb 9, 2017

The Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development at Appalachian State University welcomes noted author, performer and educator Jeff... Sustainable Development, Sustainablity

Dinesh Paudel

Dispatch From Nepal: The Disaster Didn't End When the Earth Stopped Shaking [truth-out.org] Nov 30, 2016

Assistant Professor of Sustainable Development Dinesh Paudel and Gregory Reck, professor of anthropology, explore Nepal's recovery after the 2015... Sustainable Development, Sustainablity