General Interest

App State team DOE Solar District Cup
Mar 25, 2022

App State team has been selected as a finalist. The team is now competing against the other finalist teams within their assigned divisions to cre...

NEXUS Project NCDA grant

NEXUS Project NCDA grant
Feb 1, 2022

The NEXUS research team has received a North Carolina Department of Agriculture Bioenergy Research Initiative grant for $76,396.  This two-year p...

adaptable solar shades used in a research project

Adaptable Solar Shades Installed
Jan 27, 2022

Graduate students Jackson Sloan and Dani Stockman constructed adaptable solar shades for one of Dr. Foroughi's research projects. The aim is to study ...

3rd place trophy for the Suburban Single Family Division of the 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

Appalachian Students Place 3rd in Their Division at the 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge
Jun 23, 2021

Building Science students were selected as finalists in the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge April. Undertaking thi...

Building Science students working at the HVAC controls station

Harris Integrated Solutions Donates HVAC Controls Equipment for Students to Use
Mar 16, 2021

The Building Science program at Appalachian State University would like to thank Harris Integrated Solutions for their extremely generous donation of ...

Greenhouse Comparative Research Study Underway at Appalachian State’s Farm

Greenhouse Comparative Research Study Underway at Appalachian State’s Farm
Nov 2, 2020

 By Tyree Wilmoth        In 2017, ASU’s Food Services made a contract with the Sustainable Development department to purcha...

Lauren Halford and Jacob Wibbens, IDEXlab Students

IDEXlab Students Rethink Design Projects To Respond To COVID-19
Aug 26, 2020

By Amanda BrasierA global pandemic changes everything. For students in Appalachian State University’s IDEXlab this semester, it changed the entire c...

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IDEXlab Team among the recipients for the 2020 Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Program
May 20, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation...

Sustainable Technology Students at Beech Mountain, NC

Continued opportunity for Sustainable Technology program students to test turbines at premier wind research center
May 15, 2020

 Students in the Sustainable Techology program in Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment at Applachian State Univers...

Graduate student Aaron Bradshaw

College Graduate Student Commencement Speaker Aaron Bradshaw
May 15, 2020

My name is Aaron Bradshaw and I grew up in Greenville, North Carolina. As a kid, I enjoyed spending my time in the treehouse behind my grandparents' h...