Sustainability

Dr. Steven J. Hageman, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences. Photo by Marie Freeman

Solving geological mysteries
Apr 21, 2021

Dr. Steven J. Hageman is a two-time Fulbright award recipient who researches patterns and processes of evolution, including the interaction of co...

Appalachian State University alumna Marisa Sedlak ’14 ’20. Photo submitted

App State alumna Marisa Sedlak is a parks and recreation star
Apr 16, 2021

Mountaineer Marisa Sedlak ’14 ’20 is a new parks and recreation star. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently named the two-t...

The first phase of renovations is complete on Appalachian State University’s Sanford Hall, in which almost every undergraduate Mountaineer has a class during their college career. The final phase of the more than $18 million project will be complete prior to fall semester, when classes will be held in the building once again. Photo by Marie Freeman

Newly renovated Sanford Hall is ready to welcome App State students
Apr 14, 2021

Doors opened on the newly renovated Sanford Hall on Appalachian State University’s campus March 25. A small gathering of university leadership, memb...

Register for the Zoom event Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Partnerships at Appalachian with Dr. Matt Estep, Dr. Christine Hendren and Dr. Mark Spond

Last CAS Zoomer: Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Partnerships at Appalachian
Apr 13, 2021

Tuesday, April 20, 20215-6 p.m.Zoom Registration - click to registerThis event is free and open to the campus and community.Dr. Matt Estep is an assoc...

Dr. Jaewon Oh of Appalachian State University's Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment. Photo by University Communications.

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Dr. Jaewon Oh
Feb 8, 2021

Friday, February 12, 2021Dr. Jaewon Oh of Appalachian State University's Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment will give...

Caroline Fehlman, sophomore and undergraduate research assistant for the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences. Photo Submitted.

Sophomore Contributes to Essential Climate Change Research
Jan 29, 2021

Caroline Fehlman, from Jefferson, North Carolina, although only a sophomore, is already playing a role in influential research. She is currently assis...

Billy and Del Hunt Helton ’79, photo submitted.

Putting College First: App State alum creates pathway for faculty support
Jan 28, 2021

Del Hunt Helton saw firsthand how private support for faculty could transform teaching and learning experiences for hundreds of students.As director o...

This October 2020 photo shows a free-flowing New River, unimpeded by the Payne Branch dam that was removed from its Middle Fork as part of the grant-funded environmental restoration project completed by Appalachian State University’s New River Light and Power. Young trees planted near the river as part of the project are visible in the foreground and will help stabilize the river’s banks. Photo by Matt Makdad

How New River got its flow back: App State’s NRLP completes Payne Branch environmental restoration project
Jan 27, 2021

After nearly three months of demolition, construction and restoration efforts, New River Light and Power (NRLP) — Appalachian State Univer...

Appalachian State University scientists Dr. Gregg Marland, left and Dr. Dennis Gilfillan ’08 are among 86 scientists worldwide who contributed their expertise to the Global Carbon Project’s 2020 Global Carbon Budget — an annual, in-depth report on the amount of CO2 produced by the world’s nations and how much enters the ocean, is taken up by growing plants or accumulates in the atmosphere. Marland holds a dual appointment as an adjunct research professor in App State’s Department of Geological and Environme

Climate change and the rise of CO2: App State scientists contribute to 2020 Global Carbon Budget
Jan 19, 2021

The Global Carbon Project (GCP) has released its annual 2020 Global Carbon Budget, which estimates CO2 emissions for the year have decreased by 2...

Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. Graphic for promotion created in house, image submitted.

Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
Jan 14, 2021

Thursday, February 117:00-8:30 p.m. YouTube livestream: https://youtu.be/R-hraMZXX3EMore info at: https://climatestories.appstate.eduThe Cre...