Sustainable Development

Chefs visit farm

Expanded partnership increases access to sustainable food on Appalachian’s campus Mar 1, 2019

To grow the campus farm-to-dining hall partnership, expand the amount of local food available to students, faculty and staff, Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Su

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Students view exhibition

A growing learning community: Climate Stories Collaborative at Appalachian teaches students and faculty alike Feb 28, 2019

Sustainability has long been a core value shared by faculty, staff and students at Appalachian State University.

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Patrick Ross in Madagascar

Appalachian student and Gilman Award recipient conducts independent study in Madagascar Feb 6, 2019

During fall 2018, senior sustainable development major Patrick Ross embarked on the journey of a lifetime to the remote forest of Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve on the island of Madaga

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Wilson Scholar Jabari Moore

Students initiate peace and justice through Global Peacebuilding Project Jan 17, 2019

Interpersonal communication, access to education and understanding of homophobia and transphobia. Appalachian State University students are w

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Timber Sports Team

Appalachian Timber Sports Team puts forestry skills to the test at annual Woodsmen’s Meet Nov 20, 2018

On Oct. 6, the Appalachian State University Timber Sports Team participated in the 23rd John G.

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Earl Swift

Author Earl Swift visits Appalachian’s campus Nov. 13 Oct 18, 2018

“Chesapeake Requiem” author and journalist Earl Swift will visit Appalachian State University’s campus on Nov.

Communication, Sustainable Development, Sustainablity
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&

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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.

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Plemmons Medallion Winners

Four Appalachian Community members awarded 2017–18 W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallion Jul 10, 2018

Keith Martin, the John M. Blackburn Distinguished Professor of Theatre, and Lainey Everly '18, who holds a BFA in studio art and a B.S.

Theatre and Dance, Art, Sustainable Development
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

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