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A growing learning community: Climate Stories Collaborative at Appalachian teaches students and faculty alike
Feb 28, 2019

Sustainability has long been a core value shared by faculty, staff and students at Appalachian State University. In the Goodnight Family Department of...

Patrick Ross in Madagascar

Appalachian student and Gilman Award recipient conducts independent study in Madagascar
Feb 6, 2019

During fall 2018, senior sustainable development major Patrick Ross embarked on the journey of a lifetime to the remote forest of Anjanahari...

Timber Sports Team

Appalachian Timber Sports Team puts forestry skills to the test at annual Woodsmen’s Meet
Dec 18, 2018

On Oct. 6, the Appalachian State University Timber Sports Team participated in the 23rd John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen’s Meet hel...

Todd Listening Project

Todd Listening Project completes second phase with cookbook [Watauga Democrat]
Dec 18, 2018

Dr. Brian Burke, assistant professor in Appalachian's Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development, provides students with the opportunity t...

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Students in Appalachian’s Honors College spend a ‘Day at the Farm’
Sep 27, 2018

When choosing Appalachian State University, students new to the university’s Honors College likely didn’t imagine that, before classes b...

Chip Hope

New leadership at Teaching and Research Farm brings collaborative opportunities
Jul 5, 2018

In May 2018, C.C. “Chip” Hope III was hired as the Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development’s Teaching and Research Farm director....

Aurora Figueroa-Benetti

Independent study with local farmer leads Appalachian student to cultivate a “new” fruit tree
May 21, 2018

Aurora Figueroa-Benetti’s passion for sustainable agriculture led her to Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable...

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Appalachian hosts Climate Justice Month in April
Apr 10, 2018

Starting April 1, Appalachian State University will host its first-ever Climate Justice Month to broaden the conversation surrounding climate change. ...

First sausage delivery

Sustainable Development and Food Services foster farm to table initiative on campus
Feb 13, 2018

Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development has partnered with Food Services to provide local food from it...

SD Faculty lead and participate in The Climate Stories Collaborative
Nov 9, 2017

The Climate Stories Collaborative is an initiative designed to grow the capacity of faculty and students to use a variety of creative media to tell th...