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Brian Bednar Speaking on Solar Electricity Development in the Southeast
Oct 12, 2017

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series welcomes Brian Bednar, speaking on Solar Electricity Development in the Southeast: Process and Prospects for the Fut...

CareerFest Fall 2017

CareerFest Provides Overwhelming Opportunities for Students
Sep 27, 2017

Of the 130 employers filling Holmes Convocation Center for CareerFest on September 26, more than 40 offered positions in support of Department of Sust...

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Sustainable Energy Speaker Series
Sep 8, 2017

The Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment is once again partnering with the Appalachian Energy Center to host the Sust...

Energy Summit 2017 Theme

Energy Summit 2017 at Appalachian State University July 10-12
Jul 11, 2017

The 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit is happening July 10-12.  This year's theme is “Perspectives: Policy & Practice” and will highlight mu...

Formula Sun Grand Prix 2017

Team Sunergy Finishes Second at 2017 Formula Sun Grand Prix!
Jul 10, 2017

It was a roller coaster 3 days at the Formula Sun Grand Prix in Austin, Texas (July 3-9).  As the first team to complete qualification, Apperion,...

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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...