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REI-funded photovoltaic system installed near Raley Hall

Appalachian commits to “green” energy plan

Monday, September 1, 2008 - 12:00am
This past Earth Day, Appalachian joined more than 500 universities, colleges and community colleges in pledging to implement a comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by the year 2050.
BOONE—The Annual Elk Knob Headwaters Community Day will be held Sept. 13 beginning at 11:45 a.m. at Elk Knob State Park. Billed as the region's largest potluck, the event includes performances by local musicians, cultural demonstrations and...
BOONE—The Annual Elk Knob Headwaters Community Day will be held Sept. 13 beginning at 11:45 a.m. at Elk Knob State Park. Billed as the region's largest potluck, the event includes performances by local musicians, cultural demonstrations and...

New undergraduate degrees approved for Appalachian

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
BOONE—Appalachian State University will add six new undergraduate degrees to its offerings beginning in August, following approval by the UNC Board of Governors June 13. Students will be able to earn a bachelor of arts degree in Appalachian studies...
Pictured from left, are Boone Kubota employees Shannon Tolbert and Denny Norris,
BOONE—The Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Program at Appalachian State University has a new tractor thanks to a generous donation from Boone Kubota and support from the university's College of Arts and Sciences.
BOONE – The Appalachian State University Energy Center will co-host the Fourth International Hydrail Conference June 9 in Valencia, Spain. The conference, also hosted by NTDA Energia, will showcase projects applying hydrogen and fuel cell technology...
Jim Deal, Board of Trustees

Build green, board of trustees chairman says

Monday, December 10, 2007 - 1:00am
BOONE—Jim Deal, chairman of Appalachian State University's Board of Trustees says the university should strive to build energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings in the future. "I think it's important for us as a board of trustees to...
Erik Reece

Strip mining in Appalachia topic of Oct. 25 talk

Monday, October 8, 2007 - 12:00am
BOONE—Erik Reece will talk about his book "Lost Mountain: A Year in the Vanishing Wilderness: Radical Strip Mining and the Devastation of Appalachia" Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 114 Carol G. Belk Library and Information Commons at...
Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Program Teaching and Research Farm

Land valued at $1.3 million given to Appalachian

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 - 12:00am
BOONE—Watauga County businessman Paul Brown has completed a gift begun in 2005 to the Appalachian State University Foundation of approximately 25 acres of land valued at more than $1.3 million.The gift establishes the Thomas Walsh and Paul Brown...
BOONE—Dr. John Fitch will present the lecture "Building a Sustainable Future: Our Survival Imperative" on Monday, Feb. 19, at Appalachian State University. His presentation will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Plemmons Student Union's Linville Falls Room....


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