1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC 336.758.3328

‘Grow Small’ to Find Meaning in a Wounded World

2020-10-13T13:44:15-04:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Academics, Cultural Climate, Culture, Environmental Program, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|

By Lucas Johnston ('98), Director of the Wake Forest Undergraduate Environmental Program I teach courses on religions and environmental issues, with values and ethics always at the forefront of our conversations. We are a meaning-making species, or so we are told. We find faces in the clouds, we look up to the “man in the moon” [...]

Comments Off on ‘Grow Small’ to Find Meaning in a Wounded World

Hidden Gems of the Great Outdoors

2020-09-23T22:07:02-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Environmental Program, Get Involved - Students, Health and Wellbeing|

Finding Peace in Nature During a Pandemic By Lauren Berryman ('21) Explore the full photo essay, "Hidden Gems of the Great Outdoors" here.  "When the future is full of uncertainty and dread, where can you find peace and comfort except in the present moment?" – Rev. Tim Auman Returning to campus this semester has made students [...]

Comments Off on Hidden Gems of the Great Outdoors

Environmental Program Celebrates 25 Years with a Permanent Home in Palmer Hall

2020-09-08T10:17:45-04:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Campus, Environmental Program, Home Stories|

Not only does the undergraduate Environmental (ENV) Program have two new majors in environment and sustainability available to students starting this fall -- it now has a place to call to call home. For 25 years, the program has existed in various spaces around campus, typically calling home base the office of the program's current [...]

Comments Off on Environmental Program Celebrates 25 Years with a Permanent Home in Palmer Hall

How to Engage Your Students in the Age of Social Distancing

2020-07-20T09:22:58-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Academics, Campus As Lab, Environmental Program, Get Involved - Faculty, Magnolias Curriculum Project|

Are you a faculty member seeking ways to engage your students in course material from a safe, social distance this fall? Take advantage of our Campus as Lab program and email us at sustainability@wfu.edu to see how you might incorporate CaL opportunities into your teaching.      

Comments Off on How to Engage Your Students in the Age of Social Distancing

Environmental Majors are Approved

2020-02-05T09:39:22-05:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Academics, Environmental Program, Get Involved, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

Beginning with the class of 2021, students can graduate with sustainability degrees. By: Caroline Walker ('22), Graphic Design Assistant for the Office of Sustainability. Find the original publication of this article in the Old Gold & Black. Though the university has offered minors in Environmental Studies and Environmental Science for 25 years, the possibility of making an [...]

Comments Off on Environmental Majors are Approved