Engaged and Experiential Learning Archive

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Rooting & Remembering

volunteers working in the three sisters garden

The Intercultural Center and Office of Sustainability welcomed both Native and non-Native members of the Wake Forest community to the newly cultivated Three Sisters Garden in celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a reclamation of Columbus Day. “Today, we get to gather here and celebrate […]

“Three Sisters” Garden @ Wake

three sisters garden

A new “three sisters” garden is being cultivated between Palmer Hall and Piccolo Hall – a collaboration between the Office of Sustainability and the Intercultural Center. The garden is intended to be an experiential learning space where the three sisters (corn, beans, squash), and other […]

Campus Garden Sows Seeds of Sustainability

By: Maggie Burns (’20), TPA for the Sustainability Theme House As the sweet potatoes and green beans are being harvested in preparation for the coming of icy winter, the crisp fall air can be felt in the Campus Garden. This is a place where volunteers […]

Here’s what Wake Forest sustainability has in store for you, future Deacs!

Dear Future Deac, I’m Haleigh Schultz, a senior biology and environmental studies student from Centennial, Colorado. I traded the Rockies for the Appalachians to pursue an education in the sciences at Wake Forest.  When I’m not in class, I spend much of my time 400 […]

Sustainability is an Interdisciplinary Study

by Kellie Shanaghan Environmental studies and sustainability are fields that overlap with nearly every major, degree, and career.  Improving Earth’s climate so that humans can continue to live here should be on the forefront of the minds of educators, politicians, students, and everyday citizens. Yet, […]