Stewardship

From Classroom Debates to Action Abroad

2014-05-13T09:08:29-04:00May 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

2014-04-29T15:53:04-04:00April 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

2014-02-25T15:25:45-04:00February 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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A Theological Approach to Sustainability

2014-01-29T08:15:10-04:00January 28th, 2014|Categories: CEES, Stewardship|Tags: , , |

When thinking about theological education, sustainability might not be the first word that comes to mind. The Wake Forest Divinity School, however, is currently adopting some changes that will influence sustainability learning outcomes for their students. At the end of the spring 2013 semester, a group of Divinity School faculty participated in a retreat centered around [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Alan Winkler

2014-01-17T11:27:03-04:00January 17th, 2014|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories, Stewardship, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , , , |

From lamps to pianos, if you have moved or discarded furnishings on campus in the past few years, chances are you have met Alan Winkler, Surplus Coordinator for Wake Forest University. With a passion for keeping anything reusable out of the landfill, Winkler collects, catalogs, stores, and delivers myriad furnishings and recyclable waste streams across campus. [...]

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For God’s Sake, Care for the Earth

2013-12-11T16:01:30-04:00October 25th, 2013|Categories: Academics, CEES, Films and Lectures, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , |

“When you die, God will not ask you how old the earth is. He will ask you ‘what did you do with what I gave you?’” In celebration of World Food Day, the WFU Divinity School’s Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative and the WFU Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability  hosted Richard Cizik for a [...]

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A Warm Welcome to Hannah Slodounik

2013-12-11T16:43:20-04:00September 17th, 2013|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Home Stories, Stories|Tags: |

This fall Hannah Slodounik (pronounced: Sla – duv – nick) assumed the role of Program Coordinator for the Office of Sustainability. Her broad range of experience with sustainability programs throughout the country will serve her well as she works to advance several sustainability initiatives at Wake Forest. Underlying her professional experience is a passion for sustainability [...]

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2013 LENS @ Wake Forest

2013-12-11T16:55:17-04:00August 29th, 2013|Categories: Events, Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship|Tags: , , |

The Learn Experience Navigate Solve (LENS) @ Wake Forest program offered 38 rising high school juniors and seniors a three-week, hands-on opportunity to engage with peers around the 2013 theme “Sustainability – Operate locally and extend globally.” Students partnered with faculty and community leaders to examine issues, and then worked in teams to tackle real-world challenges. [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Paul Borick

2013-12-11T16:27:28-04:00May 28th, 2013|Categories: Buildings, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories|Tags: , |

Behind every green building, there is a team of designers and builders who imagined and built it. For several buildings at Wake Forest, Paul Borick is an important member of that team.  Borick is a Registered Architect and Senior Project Manager for WFU Facilities & Campus Services.  He manages design and construction projects anywhere from $1,000 to [...]

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Class of 2013 To Sign Sustainability Pledge

2013-12-12T15:58:19-04:00May 7th, 2013|Categories: EcoReps, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , , |

Many members of the class of 2013 will leave Reynolda campus behind this spring, but all Demon Deacons carry Wake Forest values with them wherever they go.  These values include our campus-wide commitment to sustainability. For a third year, the Office of Sustainability is asking graduating seniors to solidify their commitment to environmental stewardship and social [...]

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