Todd Rudicill
The Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development in the College of Fine and Applied Arts has named Todd Rudicill as resident assistant farm manager at the Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm at the Blackburn-Vannoy property...
Dr. Richard Rheingans
Dr. Richard D. Rheingans will chair the Appalachian State University Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development beginning July 2016. Rheingans will replace Dr. Sandra Lubarsky, who is retiring after six years with the department....
Lecturer and Food Summit coordinator Jacqui Ignatova
The 2016 Food Summit, Seeding Community Resilience, was held on April 2 with the goal of inspiring people to learn and take action in the local food system and with sustainability.
Dr. Dinesh Paudel
Assistant Professor of Sustainable Development Dinesh Paudel discusses the meaning of sustainability at Appalachian State as part of a podcast series with Appalachian Magazine. Listen to the entire podcast here.
The title comes from a line by William Butler Yeats, and much of the poetry is constructed for what’s described as “a collage of words and phrases actually spoken by the friends and relations of the magnificent and mysterious Maud Gonne.” An...
At 3 a.m. on April 25, Dinesh Paudel experienced what he calls the “nightmare situation.”
From July 21-23, the Lettuce Learn Project and the Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department will host elementary teachers and child care professionals, introducing them to the benefits and basics of garden-based sustainability education...
Mountain Times Photo
Adjunct Instructor Courtney Baines Smith has created a project called Lettuce Learn that aims to provide support to local school gardens. The project has been featured in multiple outlets during spring 2015.  Baines Smith says she is grateful...
Allie Garrett planting seeds
Allie Garrett, an SD major (graduating in May), has just been awarded the prestigious and extremely competitive Z Smith Reynolds Fellowship for 2015-17. Allie is a remarkable young woman, with a quick intellect and the  energy of concentrated...

Sustainability Film Series begins Jan 20

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 1:35pm
The Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department is one of the many sponsors for this year's Sustainability Film Series which kicks off on Jan 20 with a showing of Fed Up