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Inside the greenhouse, thermal battery (left) and raised aquaponics grow beds (right)

NEXUS: University-based multidisciplinary research site in service to local community
Jun 6, 2017

Purpose and Vision:  The NEXUS at Appalachian State University is a multidisciplinary team of faculty and students housed in the Department of Su...

MobiLab at the North Carolina Small Wind Application Center at Beech Mountain

The MOBILab goes mobile!
May 30, 2017

This February, the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment sent the MOBILab - an energy self-sufficient mobile classroom and re...

Ryan Gillespie and Dr. Jack Martin, Professor

Undergrad, Ryan Gillespie, Wins 2017 Big Idea Pitch Competition
May 30, 2017

Atlanta native Ryan Gillespie earned the top spot and $1,000 at the 2017 Big IDEA Competition for his made-in-America electric bike idea.The event, he...

KidWind Challenge

North Carolina hosts its first regional KidWind Challenge
May 30, 2017

North Carolina hosted its first regional KidWind Challenge on May 6, 2017 at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese, NC. Twelve teams from...

Howard Street Space

IDEXLAB Unveils Howard St. Space to Promote Community Collaboration
May 30, 2017

On April 7, faculty and students of the IDEXlab joined student artists and the public to celebrate the unveiling of the HOW Space, a multipurpose...

Innovation Scholars - Appalachian State University

Five ‘original and collaborative’ projects funded by Chancellor’s first Innovation Scholars program Posted April 19, 2017 By ASU News
May 30, 2017

By Elisabeth Wall  BOONE, N.C.—Five proposals out of 40 submitted by faculty at Appalachian State University have been awarded funding through ...

Dr. Brian Raichle, new chair of Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment

Raichle named chair of the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
May 30, 2017

Dr. Brian Raichle has been named chair of the Appalachian State University Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment after servin...

Race to Zero Team Photo

Appalachian State’s Team [In]sight Takes Second Place at Race to Zero
May 30, 2017

Team Appalachian [In]sight, a group of seven graduate and undergraduate students representing Appalachian State University’s Department of Sustainab...

2016 STBE Attendees

Sustainability Conference Inspires Department
Oct 19, 2016

The Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment sent a group of students and faculty to the ASSHE Conference in Baltimore October...

Team (Re)Connect -- 2016 Race to Zero Winners

Appalachian State Team Wins First Place in USDOE Race to Zero Competition 2016
Oct 15, 2016

A team of students won first-place honors in the US Department of Energy Race to Zero competition 2016 in the "Suburban Single-Family Housing" contest...