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PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT CLARK, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE

'Mountain of God' Volcano Preparing to Erupt
Jul 19, 2017

An active volcano in northeastern Tanzania known to the Maasai as the “Mountain of God” has been quietly rumbling—and it is showing signs that an eruption is imminent.

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Photo submitted by Mark Ginn

Department of Mathematical Sciences hosts workshop on Sustainable Energy Consumption
Jul 5, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—During the month of June, the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University welcomed faculty from around the world to Reconnect, a conference designed to evaluate mathematical and computational tools for energy efficienc

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On July 10, Gina McCarthy will deliver a keynote address during the 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit at Appalachian State University. Photo courtesy of APB Speakers

EPA head and urban revitalization strategist to deliver keynote addresses at Appalachian’s 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit, July 10 and 11
Jun 30, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—Gina McCarthy, the former head of the EPA, and Majora Carter, an urban revitalization strategist who hosts “The Promised Land,” a Peabody Award-winning public radio series, will deliver keynote addresses during the Appalachian Energy Summit at Appalachian State Univ

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Energy Summit 2017

Appalachian Energy Summit "Perspectives: Policy and Practice"
Jun 21, 2017

The 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit is the sixth-annual meeting of some of the world's most brilliant minds in energy policies and practices.

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Wilkes with his beekeeping suit on, shows the club where the queen of the hive is.

ASU Beekeepers Unveil First On-Campus Hive
May 2, 2017

On April 21 a small crowd gathered at the LLC Gardens to celebrate the opening of the first on-campus beehive. The event was created and sponsored by the beekeeping club at Appalachian State University.

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Racing the Sun with the Solar Vehicle Team
Aug 22, 2016

What do you get when you take a dozen Appalachian State University students, three passionate faculty, and an institutional commitment to sustainability?

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Appalachian vehicle finishes in sixth place in American Solar Challenge
Aug 8, 2016

HOT SPRINGS, S.D.—Twelve students who departed the campus of Appalachian State University on July 21 completed a 17-day journey in Hot Springs, South Dakota, on Aug.

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Appalachian’s solar vehicle team places third in the Formula Sun Grand Prix
Jul 29, 2016

WAMPUM, Pa.—Appalachian State University's solar vehicle team, Team Sunergy, has taken third place in the Formula Sun Grand Prix at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania.

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Team Sunergy talks racing, sustainable energy and academia
Jul 18, 2016

BOONE - Team Sunergy, Appalachian State University's solar car team, will be traveling to Pittsburgh, PA next week to compete for the first time in the Formula Sun Grand Prix...

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Solar Vehicle Team preps for summer competition, displays car at local events
Jul 4, 2016

BOONE—Appalachian State University's Solar Vehicle Team (SVT) will be competing in the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) July 22-28 at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Penn.

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