High Country Sustainability is the theme of the 2016 University Libraries Summer Author Series to be held at Appalachian State University. The series is sponsored by the Richard T. Barker Friends of the Library.
Rider Evans, a 2016 graduate of Appalachian State University, competed against more than 2,000 students and recent graduates to become a footwear designer at the Adidas Design Academy in Herzogenaurach, Germany.
Dr. James Robinson, leading specialist in development economics and economic history at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, will be the keynote speaker at the 11th Annual Appalachian Spring Conference in World History and Economics: Institutions and Development.
Ryan Gillespie has big ideas to improve the commuter experience in Boone. Gillespie, a senior sustainable technology major in the College of Fine and Applied Arts, is passionate about what he calls “responsible transportation.”
The presentation titled “Undressing the Global Garment Industry Sweatshop Labor and Global Justice” will be informational, but will also focus on ways to be responsible consumers who promote economic justice through their purchasing power.
New River Light and Power Company (New River), an operating unit of Appalachian State University, has entered an agreement to purchase electricity from NTE Carolinas LLC (NTE) from Jan.1, 2022 through Dec. 31, 2038.