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Congratulations, Class of 2022 Interns!

2022-05-17T16:17:42-04:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships|

The Sustainability Intern Class of 2022 is affectionately referred to as the GOAT (greatest of all time), and rightly so. Never before has the Office of Sustainability seen such a large and impactful group of interns graduate in a single year. These 14 individuals, representing a combined 52 semesters of service, have shaped the work [...]

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Tohi Talks

2021-11-15T11:56:55-05:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Cultural Climate, Culture, Events, Get Involved, Home Stories|

Entrance to Tohi Garden The Cherokee Garden Project began in 2008 with a goal of transforming a stormwater management system into a haven for native plants, especially those important to the Cherokee. The garden was opened in 2010 with a Native American blessing of the space. Upon entering, the Cherokee phrase Nvwotohiyada awisvni is [...]

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Congratulations, Class of 2021 Interns and Assistants!

2021-06-07T08:29:12-04:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Where are they now?|

The Office of Sustainability could not do what it does without our student interns and assistants. We'd like to extend a special thank you--and a formal congratulations--to all of our interns and assistants, past and present, who graduated with the Class of 2021. These students have truly become part of our family and while we will [...]

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Trees on the Run: Out of Breath & Out of Time

2021-04-15T14:30:49-04:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Climate Action, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Landscaping and Tree Care|

This article is a precursor to the WFU Earth Talks series! A new, Ted-like event happening on Earth Day (April 22, 2021). To learn more about this topic, as well as several other sustainability themed subjects, register here! In person seats are full, so please select the livestream option on the page and access instructions will [...]

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Hidden Gems of the Great Outdoors

2020-09-23T22:07:02-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Environmental Program, Get Involved - Students, Health and Wellbeing|

Finding Peace in Nature During a Pandemic By Lauren Berryman ('21) Explore the full photo essay, "Hidden Gems of the Great Outdoors" here.  "When the future is full of uncertainty and dread, where can you find peace and comfort except in the present moment?" – Rev. Tim Auman Returning to campus this semester has made students [...]

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Lead the Way! Apply Today for SLG ’24

2020-08-04T14:40:02-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Get Involved, Get Involved - Students|

Are you an incoming first year with a passion for the environment? We are currently accepting applications for SLG '24, the Sustainability Leadership Group for first-year students. Those selected to be part of the SLG team will work together to engage their peers in sustainable behavior change. Orchestration of a green room challenge, residence hall outreach, [...]

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How to Engage Your Students in the Age of Social Distancing

2020-07-20T09:22:58-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Academics, Campus As Lab, Environmental Program, Get Involved - Faculty, Magnolias Curriculum Project|

Are you a faculty member seeking ways to engage your students in course material from a safe, social distance this fall? Take advantage of our Campus as Lab program and email us at sustainability@wfu.edu to see how you might incorporate CaL opportunities into your teaching.      

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Congratulations Class of 2020 Interns and Assistants!

2020-05-26T11:00:15-04:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Where are they now?|

We want to extend a special congratulations to all of our current and former intern and assistant graduates from the class of 2020. From leading Campus Garden volunteers in regenerative agriculture practices to telling the story of sustainability at Wake Forest and everything in between, these passionate students have been integral in our sustainability efforts. Watch [...]

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Community Cohesion in the Face of Disruption – Our Thoughts on COVID-19

2020-03-17T14:32:49-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Academics, Culture, Events, Get Involved|

In this time of rapid change and uncertainty, we are reminded of Raj Patel’s words to us: "You have never been just one person -- you have always been a part of a community."  Know that even as we take critically important social distancing measures, you are not alone. Just as we are committed to community [...]

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Apply for a 2020 Internship or Assistantship

2020-03-17T10:35:33-04:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Get Involved, Get Involved - Students, Internships|

Are you a student interested in making a difference and gaining professional development experience? The following paid opportunities with the Office of Sustainability are available to all Wake Forest University undergraduate students. Please note the starting month for each position. Members of underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, [...]

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