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Students from Appalachian State University and Université d’Angers worked together to build Maison Reciprocity, a net-zero energy house that competed in Solar Decathlon Europe 2014. The row house was built in Boone and shipped to France, where students had 10 days to reassemble the structure for the competition June 28 – July 14.
Maison Reciprocity, Appalachian State University’s entry in the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014, has been reassembled on its Versailles, France, location, and voting for the People’s Choice Award closes July 11.
Appalachian State University is among the most environmentally responsible colleges listed in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition.” The guide was created in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Thirty-four students from Appalachian State University will soon begin packing for a 4,000-plus mile trip to Versailles, France. But before they pack their luggage, they first have to prepare their 1,200-square foot house for the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 competition.
Geologist Johnny Waters studies the relationship between climate change and changes in the ecosystem. As co-leader of a United Nations-sponsored research team, he and others have found evidence in Central Asia for catastrophic oceanographic events associated with climate change and a mass extinction that devastated tropical marine ecosystems 375 million years ago.
Discussing a diverse, global, digital information economy in motion - and Appalachian's role in it
Dec. 5, 2013
In their book “Generation on a Tightrope” (Jossey-Bass 2012), Dr. Arthur Levine and Dr. Diane Dean present challenges that educational institutions face in preparing this current generation of undergraduate students to understand and thrive in describe a diverse, global, digital information economy in motion. They join Provost Lori Gonzalez and Dean of Students JJ Brown to discuss Appalachian’s role in this challenge.
Appalachian State University is one of only three U.S. universities selected to participate in the prestigious Solar Decathlon Europe 2014, an international competition inspired by the U.S. Solar Decathlon that challenges student teams to design and build an energy-independent solar house.
People might assume that water in the mountains is pristine, but the local headwaters are increasingly at risk from urbanization, according to Appalachian State University’s Dr. Chuanhui Gu. He is determining to what extent local streams are harmed by pollutants and other change.
The UNC system has taken numerous strides toward addressing a state mandate to reduce energy consumption 30 percent by 2015, but greater cultural change is needed, university officials said during presentations at the Appalachian Energy Summit held July 9-11, 2012 at Appalachian State University.
The UNC system has taken numerous strides toward addressing a state mandate to reduce energy consumption 30 percent by 2015, but greater cultural change is needed, university officials said during presentations at the Appalachian Energy Summita> held July 9-11 at Appalachian State University.