Sustainable Business

Accounting professor earns grant from Aspen Institute; graduate students will research on IBM case study

Accounting professor earns grant from Aspen Institute; graduate students will research on IBM case study
Aug 29, 2017

Appalachian State University Professor of Accounting Tammy Kowalczyk has been awarded a 2017 Faculty Micro-Grant from the Aspen Institute's Business a...

Meznar named Associate Dean for Global and Civic Engagement
Jul 24, 2017

Dr. Martin Meznar has been named Associate Dean for Global and Civic Engagement for the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University.Mez...

Appalachian State University students Sarah Willis, Trace Edmunds, Nikolas Kapetanich-Pittser, Jordan Silcox, Sloan Evans, Alex Angeli, and Walker College Associate Dean Sandra Vannoy stand in front of the iconic Ferris wheel at the site of the long-abandoned Pripyat amusement park near Chernobyl.

Students travel to Moscow, Kiev and Chernobyl, 31 years after nuclear disaster
Jul 19, 2017

Students from Appalachian State University recently visited Chernobyl, 31 years after the nuclear disaster.The group traveled to Chernobyl as part of ...

Beekeeper Dr. James Wilkes ’87, chair of Appalachian’s Department of Computer Science, manages 100 bee colonies on his family farm. His scholarly research, conducted in part with Dr. Joe Cazier and Dr. Ed Hassler, includes tracking and analyzing beekeeping management practices. Photo submitted

Saving the bees: Appalachian students and faculty researchers seek to recover declining honeybee population
Jul 14, 2017

Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences and Walker College of Business are seeking to establish a standardized platform for consistent and reliabl...

The Westermans in front of their home, which holds 50 solar panels and generates enough power for their family of four, with extra to share. The Westermans in front of their home, which holds 50 solar panels and generates enough power for their family of four, with extra to share.

Appalachian professors practice what they teach, operate their home at net-positive energy use with solar panels
Jul 11, 2017

Drs. Jim and Jennifer Westerman, both professors at Appalachian State University, made a decision that has saved the equivalent of 276 trees and avoid...

Business professors to speak on sustainable electricity during 2017 RECONNECT workshop

Business professors to speak on sustainable electricity during 2017 RECONNECT workshop
Jun 7, 2017

Walker College of Business professors Joseph Cazier and Ed Hassler will present on sustainable electricity and their recent research with New Riv...

Walker College Professors to highlight new research on key honey bee health issues as part of National Pollinator Week

Walker College Professors to highlight new research on key honey bee health issues as part of National Pollinator Week
May 25, 2017

According to a recent post from beehealth.bayer.us, three Appalachian State University professors will offer a free webinar on their research to impro...

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Students At Appalachian State Pitch Innovative Biofuel Solution
May 23, 2017

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(L-R): Ethan Downs, Ryan Olsen, Trey Edgerton, Micah Miller, and Tammy Kowalczyk

Walker College graduate students compete in Aspen Institute's Business & Society Case Competition
May 11, 2017

A cross-disciplinary team of graduate students from Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business recently participated in the Aspen Insti...

Appalachian State University Associate Professor of Management Rajat Panwar

Research from management professor one of four sustainability-themed projects funded as part of Innovation Scholars Program
May 9, 2017

According to a recent post from Appalachian State University, research from Associate Professor of Management Rajat Panwar is one of four su...