Sustainability

Join us Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. on Sanford Mall for the Sixth Annual Community FEaST!

The Sixth Annual Community FEaST
Sep 15, 2022

Join us Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. on Sanford Mall for the Sixth Annual Community FEaST!

University News, Events, Outreach & Community Engagement, Sustainability
Dr. Shea Tuberty, professor in App State’s Department of Biology, center, introduces electric current into Wilson Creek to stun, then capture, classify, measure and return fish specimens to the water.

App State biology interns spend summer in Wilson Creek’s ‘natural playground’
Jun 29, 2022

Catching fish, salamanders and an occasional water snake is all in a day’s work for Appalachian State University biology students Nick Campany and Carson Scott — interns this summer for nonprofit organization ACleanWilsonCreek.org (ACWC).

College News, Grants & Research, Outreach & Community Engagement, Students, Sustainability
Carla Ramsdell, pre-engineering advisor, practitioner in residence, Department of Physics and Astronomy. Photo by University Communications.

Food physicist offers Earth Day cooking tips
Jun 9, 2022

Cooking may never be the same.

That, at least, is the hope of food physicist and educator Carla Ramsdell of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

College News, Faculty & Staff, Sustainability
Senior Mailyn Greig-Ratz, a sustainability ambassador with the Office of Sustainability. Photo submitted.

Student Spotlight: Mailyn Greig-Ratz
Apr 20, 2022

Mailyn Greig-Ratz is a senior majoring in food outreach studies and minoring in public health, American Sign Language and photography. She is originally from Münster, Germany, grew up in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and moved to the US in 2010.

College News, Students, Sustainability, Outreach & Community Engagement
Appalachian Regional Commission’s 15 participating Appalachian universities in the 2021 Appalachian Teaching Project, including App State. Map courtesy of ARC.

A critical perspective on food from the classroom to the community
Feb 2, 2022

Eighteen of Appalachian State University’s Watauga Residential College students participated in the 21st annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Symposium, a regional economic development conference sponsored by the&nbs...

College News, Students, Outreach & Community Engagement, Grants & Research, Sustainability, Support
Dr. Sarah Carmichael, professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Appalachian State University, is a geochemist and a National Geographic Explorer. She specializes in Devonian period research, studying the causes and effects of mass extinction events that occurred 350–417 million years ago. She is pictured during a field expedition in Mongolia in 2018, where she and her team evaluated specimens preserved in volcanic rocks. Photo by Felix Kunze

App State research team examines ancient evidence in mass extinctions
Jan 12, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Sarah Carmichael describes her job as similar to that of a crime scene investigator — and the evidence she examines is more than 350 million years old.

College News, Faculty & Staff, Students, Grants & Research, Sustainability