Sustainable Development

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
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. in sustainable development, received the 2017-18 W.H.

Theatre and Dance, Art, Sustainable Development
Chip Hope

New leadership at Teaching and Research Farm brings collaborative opportunities Jul 5, 2018

In May 2018, C.C. “Chip” Hope III was hired as the Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development’s Teaching and Research Farm director.

Sustainable Development, Sustainablity
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).

Sustainable Development
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.

Sustainable Development
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

Laura England

Sustainable Development lecturer leads creek clean up, partners with artists for unique exhibition Nov 22, 2016

Laura England, lecturer in Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development, is a self-professed &ldquo... Sustainable Development, Sustainablity