Sustainability

Mountain Film Series Poster with images of the 3 films: Force Majeure, Snowpiercer and Goodbye Solo.

Mountain Film Series, part of the International Mountain Studies Symposium
Jan 14, 2019

Mountain Film Series, Spring 2019Wednesday, Jan. 23Tuesday, Feb. 5Tuesday, Feb. 26Screenings at 6 p.m.Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114Fr...

Mathematical Sciences graphic

Report on MPE & Sustainability in the Classroom
Jan 13, 2019

Tyrel Winebarger, Alana Baird, Department of Mathematics Sciences, Appalachian State UniversityFriday, Jan. 18, 20193-4 p.m.Walker Hall...

Poster image: Mark Bray and Eli Meyerhoff will discuss the historical context and enduring legacies of Francisco Ferrer’s Modern School, an anarchist living-learning cooperative founded in Manhattan in 1911.

Department of Anthropology presents: "Revolutionary Pedagogy: Anarchist Education and the Modern School"
Jan 7, 2019

CANCELLEDThursday, January 24, 20196:15 p.m.Parkway Ballroom, Plemmons Student UnionThis event is free and open to the publicMark Bray, Dartmouth Coll...

Appalachian is one of 61 Bee Campuses across the nation providing safe, sustainable habitats for pollinators. Appalachian received the designation from the The Xerces Society. Illustration courtesy of The Xerces Society Inc.

‘Beefriending’ pollinators
Jan 6, 2019

The Xerces Society has recognized Appalachian State University for providing a safe campus with sustainable habitats for some of its smallest, and one...

Climate Stories Collaborative Collage

Climate Stories Collaborative Showcase 2019
Jan 2, 2019

In April 2019, the Climate Stories Collaborative will host a showcase of works produced by students enrolled in courses across the univ...

A long distance view of mountains. Photo by Marie Freeman.

International Mountain Studies Symposium open call for Participants
Dec 19, 2018

Appalachian State University will bring together three influential, international academics in mountain studies as keynote speakers and twelve interna...

2019 New River Symposium

2019 New River Symposium – Call for Presentations
Dec 12, 2018

The biannual New River Symposium celebrates the ecological and social values of the New River bringing together the river’s diverse constituents, wh...

This slide from Bill Pfleger’s Sustainable Energy Speaker Series presentation displays Schneider Electric’s definition of a microgrid: “An integrated energy system consisting of interconnected loads and distributed energy resources (DER), which as an integrated system can be controlled as a single entity and operate in parallel with the grid or in an intentional islanded mode.” Image courtesy of Schneider Electric

Appalachian alumnus Bill Pfleger explores ‘The New Energy Landscape’ through microgrid technology
Dec 5, 2018

During the kick-off talk in Appalachian State University’s fall 2018 Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Alumni Edition, Bill Pfleger ’04 ’06 ’...

The Geobago from the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Renovated RV creates educational opportunities for Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
Nov 12, 2018

The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences salvaged a forgotten recreational vehicle and gave it new life—as a laboratory on wheels for...

Dr. Shea Tuberty, professor and assistant chair in Appalachian’s Department of Biology, far left, works with biology graduate students Grant Buckner, of Burnsville, center, and Cristina Sanders, of Taylorsville, to check water samples from a creek in Durham Park on campus just before the flooding associated with Hurricane Michael took place. Photo by Marie Freeman

Responding to flood threats — prevention and planning at Appalachian
Oct 29, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Rain from recent back-to-back hurricanes put flood control measures to the test at Appalachian State University....