Sustainability

Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, on a study abroad in Pucarumi, Peru, at an altitude of 13,500 feet. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State’s Dr. Baker Perry to be featured in National Geographic livestream June 13
Jun 12, 2019

As part of National Geographic’s three-day Explorers Festival, Appalachian State University’s Dr. Baker Perry will talk as part of a livestreamed panel discussion titled “Fueling Earth’s Engines” Thursday, June 13, at 9:05 a.m. EDT.

College News, Global Learning, Faculty and Staff, Grants and Research, Sustainability
Apperion, Appalachian’s first solar vehicle, is one of over 50 exhibits in the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ 2019 Triangle SciTech Expo. The car completed top-three finishes in the 2016 and 2017 Formula Sun Grand Prix, and placed sixth in the 2016 American Solar Challenge. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian’s first solar vehicle — Apperion — featured in 2019 Triangle SciTech Expo
Jun 3, 2019

Fourth grade student Lance Shepherd, a young admirer of science and technology who attends Audrey W.

College News, Sustainability, Students
Appalachian students lounge beneath the shade of a campus tree on Sanford Mall during a sunny fall day. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian — a Tree Campus since 2014 — welcomes new trees to campus
Apr 25, 2019

The Arbor Day Foundation has again awarded Appalachian State University its Tree Campus USA distinction — a title the university has held since 2014.

University News, Sustainability
Student scientists and instructors test the water quality in Boone Creek, a waterway that travels through Appalachian’s main campus. Plans to daylight the creek are part of a larger resiliency initiative. Photo by Marie Freeman

The case for resiliency
Apr 18, 2019

Appalachian biology professor Dr. Shea Tuberty and former FEMA Administrator Brock Long discuss how developing a culture of preparedness fosters resiliency. 

College News, Sustainability, Alumni, Faculty and Staff
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The biannual New River Symposium
Apr 9, 2019

The New River Symposium is set for Thursday, April 11th and Friday, April 12th of this week. There are over 40 presentations, a poster session, and breakout groups.

College News, Events, Sustainability, Outreach and Community Engagement
Anthropology Brown Bag Poster

Anthropology Brown Bag: "The Case of Callahan Creek"
Apr 5, 2019

"The Case of Callahan Creek: Combating Audit Culture in the Coal Industry with Citizen Science"
with Dr. Julie Shepherd-Powell, Visiting Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Director, Center for Appalachian Studies

College News, Sustainability, Events, Faculty and Staff
Dr. Erin Stewart Mauldin headshot

Appalachian State Civil War Speaker Series hosts Dr. Erin Stewart Mauldin
Mar 26, 2019

Dr. Erin Stewart Mauldin, assistant professor in the Department of History and Politics at University of South Florida, St.

College News, Events, Sustainability