Get Involved – Faculty

We’ll Do the Dirty Work

2018-09-15T17:47:56+00:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|

Not all heroes wear capes. In fact, some don tan shirts and rubber gloves and call themselves the Compost Crew. The Compost Crew is a student-initiated group committed to diverting waste on campus. As their name indicates, the group’s primary focus is collecting food waste for composting. Their work is part of a broader commitment at [...]

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Infusing Sustainability across the Curriculum

2018-06-04T15:53:09+00:00May 19th, 2018|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Home Stories, Magnolias Curriculum Project|

Where is sustainability in your field? How does incorporating sustainability bolster what you’re already teaching? These are a few of the question 10 Wake Forest faculty members explored during the seventh annual Magnolias Curriculum Project on May 17-18, 2018. Each year, this two-day curriculum workshop aims to develop innovative course components that inspire systems thinking and [...]

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Magnolias Curriculum Project

2018-04-16T14:37:56+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Home Stories|

We invite all WFU faculty to enhance teaching and engagement with sustainability issues by participating in the 2018 Magnolias Curriculum Project. No prior experience with sustainability-related issues in the classroom or in research is necessary, and faculty at all ranks and career stages are welcome! We will accept applications for the May 2018 workshop through Wednesday, April 25, [...]

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Sustainability Champions Recognized at Fifth Campus Sustainability Awards

2018-03-28T14:56:38+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Champions of Change, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

Each year, the Office of Sustainability recognizes campus change agents who work to create a more adaptable and resilient Wake Forest community as “Champions of Change.” This year’s fifth annual Campus Sustainability Awards celebration took place on March 21 during the Office of Sustainability’s week-long celebration of the Earth. Wake Forest University Provost Rogan Kersh and [...]

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Green Team Captain Spotlight: Hilary Floyd and Michelle Ford

2018-03-26T12:12:30+00:00March 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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Working for the World We Want: 2018 Earth Week at Wake Forest

2018-03-11T21:29:59+00:00March 11th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Earth Day, Events, Get Involved, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories|

The Office of Sustainability will be hosting our annual Earth Week celebration March 18-24. This week-long celebration will focus on environmental (in)justice, with a focal community lecture by Majora Carter. Other events will include the annual Champions of Change campus sustainability awards program, a campus beautification service project, and student-curated public art experiences. Follow the Office of [...]

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Sustainability across the Curriculum

2017-06-09T16:48:36+00:00June 9th, 2017|Categories: Academics, CEES, Get Involved, Get Involved - Faculty, Home Stories, Magnolias Curriculum Project|

The sixth annual Magnolias Curriculum Project brought together 14 faculty members on May 10-11, 2017, to develop innovative course components that will inspire systems thinking in students and empower an understanding of sustainability through a variety of lenses. During this two-day workshop, participants discussed sustainability literature, developed learning objectives for their students, and shared perspectives from [...]

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Attend the March for Science in Raleigh

2017-04-13T15:25:52+00:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Earth Day, Get Involved, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

The Wake Forest Office of Sustainability will be chartering a bus to the March for Science in Raleigh. The bus will depart from the flagpole at the Benson University Center at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, and will return to campus around 4:30 p.m. that same day. […]

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Nominate a Champion of Change

2017-02-11T22:36:43+00:00February 11th, 2017|Categories: Champions of Change, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

Do you know an individual who has made an impact on campus sustainability at Wake Forest? Nominate her or him for a 2017 Champions of Change Award. This year’s winners will be recognized at the fourth annual Campus Sustainability Awards ceremony on March 22. […]

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Stottlemyer to head Environmental Program

2016-09-29T11:34:39+00:00August 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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