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Dream Green Dorm

2013-12-11T16:34:26-05:00September 27th, 2012|Categories: Cultural Climate, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories, Stewardship|

This month, Sophomore Amanda Chou won a national contest for college students called, Project Green Dorm hosted by teensturninggreen.org. An eclectic panel of judges ranked the entries by asking each participant to construct a Pinterest board online, featuring 25-50 of the eco-friendly products that, "make up the ultimate green dorm room.” The panel of judges was [...]

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Wellbeing Celebrated at Nutrition Fair

2013-12-12T16:42:40-05:00September 27th, 2012|Categories: Campus, Culture, Dining and Food Systems, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: |

On September 17, Wake Forest Dining hosted the fall 2012 Nutrition Fair. The fair has been a semi-annual event, some of them coinciding with campus Earth Day celebrations in the past two years. Learning more about the issues surrounding personal health and wellbeing can often provide individuals with a window of understanding into the wellbeing of [...]

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21st century ride sharing comes to WFU

2013-12-12T16:49:25-05:00August 21st, 2012|Categories: Cultural Climate, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories, Transportation|Tags: , , , |

Photo courtesy of zimride.com Wake Forest University’s alternative transportation options have expanded over the summer with the addition of Zimride, an online ride-sharing network.  Zimride works by connecting drivers who have extra seats with riders going to the same destination or somewhere else along the way.  Drivers and riders connect via Zimride’s website or [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Friday, April 27

2012-06-01T14:20:55-04:00April 26th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Dining and Food Systems, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Explore local foods on and around campus by participating in a guided walk to Reynolda Village Farmers Market.  You can dine all day on local cuisine in the Reynolda Fresh Food Company and the Magnolia Room. Guided Walk to Reynolda Village farmers market When: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Where: Benson University Center circle Meet a [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Monday, April 23

2012-04-23T09:35:09-04:00April 22nd, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Nutrition and Wellness Fair When: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Where: Benson 401 Join ARAMARK for the semi-annual Nutrition and Wellbeing Fair. Wrap up the semester with great health information to get your summer started! Check out just a few of the great opportunities at this free event: Yoga short course, every 15-20 minutes Free food [...]

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13 Days of Celebrating the Earth: April 20

2011-04-20T11:01:12-04:00April 20th, 2011|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Culture, Events, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: |

Do you care about the health of the Earth? It starts by taking care of ourselves and our communities. Health and Wellbeing Fair When: 2:00pm-5:00pm Where: Magnolia Patio, Rain location: 1st floor Reynolda Hall Lobby Collect resources from and interface with representatives of Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Campus Recreation/Outdoor Pursuits, Slow Food Piedmont and more. Get involved [...]

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13 Days of Celebrating the Earth: April 18

2011-04-18T10:40:45-04:00April 18th, 2011|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Culture, Events, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: |

Spend some time today relaxing, reflecting and restoring your senses on campus. Periodic breaks will help you work smarter, not harder. Various groups will be out and about on campus to support you in taking time out for you. To Hi (meditation) Garden When: April 18, 4:00pm Where: the corner of Wingate and Faculty Drives Take [...]

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13 Days of Celebrating the Earth: April 17

2011-04-16T18:27:18-04:00April 16th, 2011|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Culture, Events, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: |

How good is the food in public school lunch rooms? It might be worse than you thought. Lunch Line, documentary screening and reception with the filmmaker When: 7:00pm-10:00pm Where: Pugh Auditorium; Shorty’s Restaurant Campus Kitchen's Wake Up to Food Week is sponsoring a screening of the acclaimed documentary Lunch Line about the U.S. School Lunch Program. [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Rebecca Matteo

2012-06-27T05:12:53-04:00March 23rd, 2011|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , |

As a triathlete, Lecturer of Sociology Rebecca Matteo fuelled her body with sports drinks and power bars and pushed herself to her physical limits. Then a life-changing biking accident forced the vivacious and engaging woman to rethink everything about what it meant to be athletic, healthy and happy. “I was forced to sit and [...]

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Come to the Table Piedmont promotes hunger relief through faith and community

2011-03-14T15:58:27-04:00March 4th, 2011|Categories: Culture, Equity, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: , , , |

Community members from across the Piedmont joined university faculty, staff, and students to explore the role communities of faith play in relieving hunger and supporting local farms, during the Piedmont North Carolina Come to the Table Conference on February 18-19 in Benson University Center. Friday workshop topics ranged from Food Production 101, to Interfaith Perspectives on [...]

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