Cultural Climate

10 Days Celebration: Thursday, April 26

2012-06-27T10:53:09-04:00April 26th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Buildings, Campus, Cultural Climate, Culture, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , , , , |

Celebrate the energy and water saving success of our South Campus residence halls. Campus Conservation Nationals award ceremony South Campus residents showed that small changes can make a big difference during the Campus Conservation Nationals in April. From March 30 to April 20, the students in the six first-year residence halls (Bostwick, Johnson, Luter, Collins, South, [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Wednesday, April 25

2012-06-01T14:21:51-04:00April 24th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Cultural Climate, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Home Stories, Water and Landscaping|

Was your interest piqued by the Gasland screening? Celebrate Earth Day at Z. Smith Reynolds Library with further discussion of hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic Fracturing (“Fracking”) Panel When: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: Z. Smith Reynolds Library, 4th Floor Auditorium This year’s Earth Day panel will focus on the complex social, environmental and economic ramifications of hydrofracturing (“fracking”), a [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Thursday, April 19

2012-06-11T16:19:23-04:00April 17th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Cultural Climate, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Think Green Thursday|Tags: , |

Kick off the 10 Days of Celebrating the Earth by picking up your free, limited edition 10 Days t-shirt made from organic cotton. Part of a faith group on campus? Volunteer in the campus garden during the Interfaith Planting Party, part of the Interfaith Week of Service, and be a true steward of the planet. Not [...]

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Save the Date: Walter Robb

2012-01-23T11:03:56-04:00January 23rd, 2012|Categories: CEES, Cultural Climate, Films and Lectures, Home Stories|Tags: |

“Capitalism with a Conscience” - Walter Robb, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director, Whole Foods Market, Inc. Tuesday January 31, 2012, 4:00-5:15 p.m.  Worrell 1312 Join us for this presentation along with a panel discussion on “What is the Social Responsibility of Business?”John Allison, Distinguished Professor of Practice, WFU Schools of Business and Former CEO and Retired [...]

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Students and staff gain insights at international sustainability conference

2011-10-25T12:00:43-04:00October 24th, 2011|Categories: Cultural Climate, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , , |

Students and staff from the university’s Office of Sustainability gained new insights at an international conference this month. Director of Sustainability, Dedee DeLongpré Johnston, Wake Forest Fellow, Caitlin Brooks, and four Office of Sustainability interns attended the three-day Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) conference in Pittsburgh, PA. The 2011 AASHE conference, [...]

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Green Team network connects university

2012-05-03T11:40:21-04:00October 7th, 2011|Categories: Cultural Climate, Culture, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Green Team Network, Home Stories|Tags: |

We’ve got great news! The Green Team Network has grown to include nearly half of all university offices and departments since the February 2011 launch. Thirty eight departments and offices belong to the network and are working to implement sustainable practices across campus. We want to give a big shout out to all of our wonderful [...]

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Volunteers gear up for a winning season with Game Day Recycling program

2011-09-13T13:13:29-04:00September 13th, 2011|Categories: Cultural Climate, Culture, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , , , |

The first home football game of the season on September 10 kicked off the second season of the university’s Game Day Recycling program. By helping distribute recycling bins to tailgaters and encouraging fans to do the right thing, students, staff and faculty continue to support Deacon fans in diverting thousands of pounds of waste from landfills. [...]

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Seniors sign Green Graduation Pledge

2012-05-02T16:34:07-04:00June 1st, 2011|Categories: Cultural Climate, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , |

The class of 2011 became the first in university history to sign the Green Graduation Pledge in May. Two hundred forty-seven of the nearly 1000 2011 graduates pledged to take into account the social and environmental consequences of any future endeavors and to work to improve the sustainability of the communities in which they work, live and [...]

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13 Days of Celebrating the Earth: April 26

2014-01-03T17:12:17-04:00April 26th, 2011|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, CEES, Cultural Climate, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: |

Celebrate the culmination of the 13 Days of Celebrating the Earth by attending the keynote lecture by Bill McKibben. Bill McKibben – 350: The Most Important Number in the World When: 6:30pm-8:00pm Where: Wait Chapel Bill McKibben is one of America’s best known environmental educators. As a bestselling author, he has written books that have shaped [...]

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13 Days of Celebrating the Earth: April 16

2011-04-15T14:37:47-04:00April 15th, 2011|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Cultural Climate, Culture, Events, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: |

The Piedmont Earth Day Fair was ranked as one of the top 20 Spring Festivals in North Carolina by the Winston-Salem Journal, for good reason. Join the celebration on Saturday, April 16. Piedmont Earth Day Fair When: 10:00am-5:00pm Where: Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, Education Building It's a Planet Party!  The sixth annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair will [...]

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