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October 2017

Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

Love gardening? Want a hands-on service experience? Volunteer in the Campus Garden; we welcome students, faculty, staff, and community members. The garden is located at the corner of Polo Road and Student Drive and can always use an extra set of hands. All are welcome, no gardening experience is required. For the fall of 2017, Campus Garden hours will be hosted every Sunday from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm and every Wednesday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Note that volunteer hours will not occur on set Wake Forest holidays.

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Erotic Ecology with Dr. Andreas Weber

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kulynch Auditorium, Byrum Center, 1834 Wake Forest Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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Could it be that our planet is not suffering primarily from a financial crisis, or even an ecological one, but from a critical lack of love? Andreas Weber asks a radical and challenging question. In speaking of love and of eroticism, Weber is not referring to sentimental feelings, but to a new basis for ontology itself, based on a mix of cutting-edge biological findings and philosophical insights. A German biologist and eco-philosopher, Weber delves deep into the continuity and connections between our bodies and those of all living beings. In this talk he will discuss his new book Matter and Desire: An Erotic Ecology. Written in the tradition of John Muir and Rachel Carson, the book weaves personal narrative and lyrical descriptions with a discussion of ecology and psychology, offering a new—and necessary—way to move through nature to ultimately achieve a heightened…

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

October 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

Love gardening? Want a hands-on service experience? Volunteer in the Campus Garden; we welcome students, faculty, staff, and community members. The garden is located at the corner of Polo Road and Student Drive and can always use an extra set of hands. All are welcome, no gardening experience is required. For the fall of 2017, Campus Garden hours will be hosted every Sunday from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm and every Wednesday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Note that volunteer hours will not occur on set Wake Forest holidays.

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

October 31 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

Love gardening? Want a hands-on service experience? Volunteer in the Campus Garden; we welcome students, faculty, staff, and community members. The garden is located at the corner of Polo Road and Student Drive and can always use an extra set of hands. All are welcome, no gardening experience is required. For the fall of 2017, Campus Garden hours will be hosted every Sunday from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm and every Wednesday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Note that volunteer hours will not occur on set Wake Forest holidays.

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November 2017

A Pollution-free Planet: The Upcoming UN Environmental Assembly – Webinar

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A Pollution-free Planet: The Upcoming UN Environmental Assembly Fatou Ndoye, United Nations Environment Programme The National Climate Seminar is a biweekly, lunchtime dial-in conversation that features climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts, each exploring the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern for a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions. Calls begin at Noon EST. Webinar:  bluejeans.com/163092697 Dial-in Only: +1.888.240.2560

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Film Screening – The Age of Consequences

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TBD
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Living Landscapes: The Untapped Potential of Home and Public Gardens

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Living Landscapes: The Untapped Potential of Home and Public Gardens An Evening with Doug Tallamy November 2, 2017, 7-9 pm Old Salem Visitor Center Lecture followed by Reception and Book signing Dr. Tallamy, a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, is a popular author and speaker.  This is his first visit to Winston-Salem and a great opportunity to for our community to learn how to garden and landscape with nature in mind -- how to create places that make us happy and function as habitats for birds, bees and other pollinators -- through enhancements with native plants.

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

November 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

Love gardening? Want a hands-on service experience? Volunteer in the Campus Garden; we welcome students, faculty, staff, and community members. The garden is located at the corner of Polo Road and Student Drive and can always use an extra set of hands. All are welcome, no gardening experience is required. For the fall of 2017, Campus Garden hours will be hosted every Sunday from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm and every Wednesday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Note that volunteer hours will not occur on set Wake Forest holidays.

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SUS 705 Guest Lecture – Micah Ragland

November 6 @ 6:00 pm

Micah Ragland is the Director of Sustainability Communications for Walmart. Before coming to Walmart in 2017, Micah served as the Associate Administrator for Public Engagement and Environmental Education at EPA. During his time in that position, he played a major role in guiding EPA’s response to the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Micah will speak on his current work managing Walmart’s sustainability communications and also on his experiences responding to the crisis in Flint.

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

November 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

Love gardening? Want a hands-on service experience? Volunteer in the Campus Garden; we welcome students, faculty, staff, and community members. The garden is located at the corner of Polo Road and Student Drive and can always use an extra set of hands. All are welcome, no gardening experience is required. For the fall of 2017, Campus Garden hours will be hosted every Sunday from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm and every Wednesday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Note that volunteer hours will not occur on set Wake Forest holidays.

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