Stewardship

Green Team Captain Spotlight: Hilary Floyd and Michelle Ford

2018-03-26T12:12:30+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Faculty, Green Team Network, Home Stories|

by Office of Sustainability Staff Writer Suzy Mullins (’18) The Green Team Network allows members of WFU faculty and staff to learn and collaborate across campus in efforts of integrating sustainability into the workplace. While the initiative provides Green Team captains with resources and leadership training, each captain implements their skills in ways which best support [...]

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Winter Break Energy Conservation

2017-12-14T13:26:27+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Buildings, Campus, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Home Stories, Stewardship|

In an effort to conserve energy over the winter holiday period, Facilities & Campus Services will implement our annual temperature setback program for academic and administrative buildings starting Friday, December 22 at approximately 5pm. The setback program will maintain building temperatures at a minimum of 55°F during the holiday period. Facilities & Campus Services intends to have all buildings at [...]

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Over 200 Graduates Commit to Living Green

2017-05-14T15:33:04+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|

This year, over 200 members of the Class of 2017 signed the Green Graduation Pledge, an indication of their desire to continue their commitment to sustainability after college. The pledge reads: I pledge to take into account the social and environmental consequences of any future endeavors and to work to improve the sustainability of the communities [...]

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Welcome New Sustainability Staff

2016-09-01T11:14:23+00:00 August 27th, 2016|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Home Stories|

The Office of Sustainability is pleased to welcome Brian Cohen and Ally Hellenga, who joined the Wake Forest Sustainability team on August 1, as the Program Coordinator and Communication and Events Coordinator, respectively. “We are fortunate to have attracted such bright and accomplished individuals to our team. These two bring experience in both sustainability and higher [...]

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Stottlemyer to head Environmental Program

2016-09-29T11:34:39+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Categories: Academics, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Faculty, Home Stories|

Dr. Eric Stottlemyer has been named director of the Wake Forest Environmental Program— adding yet another hat to his current work as an assistant teaching professor of the Writing Program and as the faculty director of the Learn, Experience, Navigate, Solve (LENS) Global Sustainability program. Stottlemyer will lead the Environmental Program as former Director Dr. Abdessadek Lachgar begins [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: John Shenette

2014-11-13T13:30:58+00:00 November 7th, 2014|Categories: Buildings, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Faces of Sustainability, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , |

Strike up a conversation with John Shenette, Associate Vice President for Facilities and Campus Services, and along with that genuine smile and deep Bostonian accent you will find a wealth of knowledge and passion about the role of facilities in higher education. Shenette joined Wake Forest University in March and has been a prominent figure on campus [...]

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Collective Action & Wicked Problems

2018-06-22T15:18:34+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , , |

By Stewart Rickert ('16) Stan Meiburg, Deputy Regional Administrator of EPA Region 4 for 18 years and prominent Wake Forest alumnus, recently announced his retirement, marking the end of a 37-year career with the EPA.  He worked on a host of issues ranging from The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 to public financing strategies for [...]

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From Classroom Debates to Action Abroad

2014-05-13T09:08:29+00:00 May 8th, 2014|Categories: Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship, Where are they now?|

Contributed by Munje Foh (JD '08) The Sierra Leone Watershed Project Foundation (SLWPF) was born out of a series of conversations in a criminal procedure course taught by Vice Provost and professor of law Jennifer Collins. As students, Adam Chapman and I were vocal contributors to the course discussion and we often found ourselves on different [...]

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Love the World You’re With – Earth Day 2014

2014-04-29T15:53:04+00:00 April 29th, 2014|Categories: Earth Day, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|

Care for self, care for community, and care for all life on the planet: this year’s WFU Earth Day Fair offered opportunities to explore connections and find inspiration to make a difference. Before the fair officially began, we celebrated a unique group of change agents. At the inaugural Champions of Change award ceremony, Provost Rogan Kersh [...]

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Diving into Conservation

2014-02-25T15:25:45+00:00 February 24th, 2014|Categories: Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship|

Contributed by Pam Denish ('15) Last fall, I studied abroad in Bonaire, a small island in the southern Caribbean. The program focused on coral reef ecology and tropical marine conservation. I chose the program because I have always been passionate about marine biology and conservation, and I knew it would give me first-hand research experience in [...]

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