Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

D. Jason Miller, associate dean of Appalachian’s College of Fine and Applied Arts and associate professor in the college’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment (STBE), in his classroom. Miller was the recipient of the 2019 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo submitted

‘Holding space’ in synchronous studio meetings Q&A with D. Jason Miller Jun 30, 2020

“This atmosphere of shared learning and shared ideas relies on proximity and access to a shared space.

Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Applied Design, Art, Theatre and Dance
Dirty photovoltaic panels can impact energy yield

The wipe down on clean energy Jun 8, 2020

For photovoltaic (PV) panels, which convert sunlight into clean, renewable energy, what’s on their surface matters — a layer of dust and/or dirt buildup could lead to significant decre

Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
Appalachian State University was named a finalist in this year’s Race to Zero competition. Pictured at an awards ceremony are Tom Kenney, left, director of the Housing Innovation Research Lab, Appalachian graduate students Brad Painting, Lena Burkett and Chase Ambler, and Sam Rashkin, chief architect of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office. (Photo submitted)

Race to Zero Team Named a Finalist in National Competition Apr 21, 2015

Appalachian State University's Race to Zero team was named one of five finalists in the national Race to Zero competition held April 18-20.

Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Changes within the College of Fine and Applied Arts present new opportunities for faculty and students Feb 6, 2015

In response to trends in education and professional industries and student and faculty needs, The College of Fine and Applied Arts is pleased to... Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program Spring Registration Open Dec 8, 2014

Winter is a great time to be indoors learning a new craft or advancing your skills in a long loved craft.

Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
James Lutton

Engineering Internship at NCCET Helps High School Students Change a 6-year-old's Life Dec 5, 2014

A high school internship at the N.C. Center for Engineering and Technology (NCCET) in Lenoir has helped a 6-year-old gain a hand.

Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
Sean Smith and Zach Starin

A Simple Solution to a Complex Problem Proves Winner at Design Competition Dec 5, 2014

Personal experience, creativity and the ability to simplify a complex problem have resulted in an award-winning project for two Appalachian State... Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Rebecca Goddard

Award Winning Furniture Design Grew from a Grandfather's Encouragement Oct 29, 2014

Rebecca Goddard's award-winning furniture design is as much a tribute to her late grandfather as it is an acknowledgment of her talents.

Fine and Applied Arts, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment