Get Involved – Staff

10 Days Celebration: Thursday, April 19

2012-06-11T16:19:23-04:00April 17th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Cultural Climate, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Think Green Thursday|Tags: , |

Kick off the 10 Days of Celebrating the Earth by picking up your free, limited edition 10 Days t-shirt made from organic cotton. Part of a faith group on campus? Volunteer in the campus garden during the Interfaith Planting Party, part of the Interfaith Week of Service, and be a true steward of the planet. Not [...]

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Save the Date: 10 Days Celebration

2012-04-16T08:45:51-04:00April 3rd, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Events, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , |

10 Days of Celebrating the Earth: April 19 - April 28 Welcome to your home for the 10 Days of Celebrating the Earth. From thought-provoking panel discussions to yoga on the Quad, we've planned something to engage everyone. Peruse the schedule, look for our bold flyers around campus and get excited for the 10 Days launch [...]

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Energy Use on Campus – Short Survey

2012-03-01T15:20:54-04:00March 1st, 2012|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , |

The Office of Sustainability is conducting a survey that is intended to help us learn more about energy use on campus. Your participation in the survey is completely voluntary and all responses are anonymous. After identifying your affiliation with Wake Forest University as faculty, staff, or student, you may skip any questions. The survey is designed [...]

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Carpooling provides numerous perks

2012-01-30T14:17:26-04:00January 6th, 2012|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories, Transportation|Tags: , , |

If you could reduce pollution, have a healthier planet, and shave more than $800 off the cost of your annual commute, would you? To English professor Michelle Balaev and Classics professor, Mary Pendergraft, the answer was a resounding “Yes!” Balaev and Pendergraft became the first registered carpool in the university’s history on the Reynolda Campus last [...]

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Go Deacs! Go Green!

2013-12-11T16:39:52-04:00January 3rd, 2012|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , |

Increased engagement with fans and a streamlined process behind the scenes led to a successful second season for the university’s Game Day Recycling program. During the Demon Deacons’ first six home games, fans, volunteers, and Athletics staff members worked together to divert nearly 7 tons of cans, bottles and cardboard recycling from the landfill. The highest [...]

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Faces of Sustainability – Abby McNeal

2012-06-27T05:12:53-04:00November 21st, 2011|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Staff, Home Stories, Stewardship, Waste Reduction, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , , |

“I just try to leave a place better than I found it – I try to make a difference,” Athletics Turf Manager, Abby McNeal said. In McNeal’s case, that means making the world a little greener, in more ways than one. McNeal manages all of the athletic fields on campus as well as BB&T field. She [...]

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Students and staff gain insights at international sustainability conference

2011-10-25T12:00:43-04:00October 24th, 2011|Categories: Cultural Climate, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , , |

Students and staff from the university’s Office of Sustainability gained new insights at an international conference this month. Director of Sustainability, Dedee DeLongpré Johnston, Wake Forest Fellow, Caitlin Brooks, and four Office of Sustainability interns attended the three-day Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) conference in Pittsburgh, PA. The 2011 AASHE conference, [...]

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Green Team network connects university

2012-05-03T11:40:21-04:00October 7th, 2011|Categories: Cultural Climate, Culture, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Green Team Network, Home Stories|Tags: |

We’ve got great news! The Green Team Network has grown to include nearly half of all university offices and departments since the February 2011 launch. Thirty eight departments and offices belong to the network and are working to implement sustainable practices across campus. We want to give a big shout out to all of our wonderful [...]

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Think Green Thursdays engage community

2012-06-11T16:20:01-04:00September 15th, 2011|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Think Green Thursday, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , , |

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to explore sustainability through interactive, educational, and fun Think Green Thursday events every Thursday when regular classes are in session from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the Magnolia Patio of Reynolda Hall. In the second year of the Think Green Thursday program, each month of events will be themed [...]

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FAQ: Get Involved

2015-10-05T14:41:29-04:00September 14th, 2011|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , |

Q. I want to get involved with campus sustainability. What should I do? A. There are many ways to get involved with sustainability here at Wake. From hands-on opportunities to guest lectures and film screenings, we're here to connect you to sustainability. Faculty and Staff Join the Sustainability listserv here. Get involved with your department's Green Team. If [...]

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