Sustainability

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 & 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 & 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 & 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
Alton C. Byers, Ph.D. is a mountain geographer, conservationist and mountaineer specializing in applied research, high altitude ecosystems, climate change, glacier hazards and integrated conservation and development programs. Photo submitted.

Notes from the Field: Geologic and Climate Change Impacts on Nepal’s Glaciers
Mar 1, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019
5 - 6 p.m.
Turchin Center Lecture Hall, Room 1102

College News, Events, Global Learning, Sustainability