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Appalachian students and Todd residents collaborate on community development initiative
Jan 4, 2017

The small community of Todd, nestled in the western North Carolina mountains, was once a bustling rural town much larger than neighboring Boone. Today...

Laura England

Sustainable Development lecturer leads creek clean up, partners with artists for unique exhibition
Nov 22, 2016

Laura England, lecturer in Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development, is a self-professed “creek-geek...

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Sustainable Development professor wins local Farm-City Banquet award
Nov 11, 2016

Dr. Christof den Biggelaar, associate professor in the Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development, was awarded the Charles Church food and...

Gary Paul Nabhan

Sustainable Food Week kicks off with National Food Day and public lecture Oct. 24
Oct 14, 2016

Appalachian State University, in partnership with Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture, will present Sustainable Food Week Oct. 24-29. The campus community...


Todd Rudicill hired as resident assistant manager at Blackburn-Vannoy Farm
Jun 10, 2016

The Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development in the College of Fine and Applied Arts has named Todd Rudicill as resident assistant farm ...

 Dr. Richard Rheingans

Dr. Richard D. Rheingans named chair of Sustainable Development at Appalachian State
May 19, 2016

Dr. Richard D. Rheingans will chair the Appalachian State University Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development beginning July 2016. Rhein...

Archived SD news
Apr 6, 2016

Sustainable Development news from August 2001 through April 2016 is archived on Google Docs. ...