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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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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Wake the Arts: How Monet Beatty(’20) Breathes Sustainability into Dance

2020-02-20T16:18:26-05:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: Creative, Culture, Earth Day, Events, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved, Get Involved - Students, Internships, Stories, Tree Care Updates, Water and Landscaping|

When thinking about ways to educate others about environmental issues, dance probably isn’t the first way that comes to mind — but that is exactly what senior Monet Beatty ('20) hopes to do.  With a passion for dance and environmental justice, Beatty decided to combine her knowledge in both fields to create and produce a dance [...]

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Seeking Innovative, Visionary, Change-Makers: Nominate a Champion of Change Today

2020-02-05T10:56:04-05:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Champions of Change, Earth Day, Events, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Greeks Go Green, Green Team Network, Home Stories|

Do you know an individual who has made an impact on campus sustainability at Wake Forest? Nominate them for a 2020 Champions of Change Award. This year’s winners will be recognized at the Seventh Annual Campus Sustainability Awards ceremony on the 50th international Earth Day, April 22 from 10:00 - 11:00am in the Green Room of [...]

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First-Years Demonstrate Sustainable Leadership

2020-02-03T10:32:03-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Sustainability Community|Tags: , |

Students in first-year residence halls can participate in a self-assessment of their sustainability efforts. By: Caroline Walker ('22), Graphic Design Assistant for the Office of Sustainability. This article was originally published in the Old Gold & Black. With the issue of climate change increasingly capturing the attention of the public, more and more first-year students arrive [...]

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Environmental Majors are Approved

2020-02-05T09:39:22-05:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Academics, Environmental Program, Get Involved, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

Beginning with the class of 2021, students can graduate with sustainability degrees. By: Caroline Walker ('22), Graphic Design Assistant for the Office of Sustainability. Find the original publication of this article in the Old Gold & Black. Though the university has offered minors in Environmental Studies and Environmental Science for 25 years, the possibility of making an [...]

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Student Spotlight: Olivia Etherton(’21) The Himalayas at Sunrise

2019-12-11T16:27:15-05:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|

Olivia Etherton ('21) is an Interdisciplinary Major with concentrations in conservation and environmental science. This semester she has been in Bhutan with the School for Field Studies (SFS), an organization that creates transformative study abroad experiences through field-based learning and research. Read about her experience below.  At my back, a weathered stone meditation hut canted, the flutter of [...]

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Campus Garden Sows Seeds of Sustainability

2019-12-10T15:57:12-05:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Campus As Lab, Campus Garden, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Get Involved, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Think Green Thursday|

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 and community members, all part of the local university community, come [...]

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Apply Today to Join the Spring 2020 Intern and Assistant Team

2019-11-05T11:13:12-05:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Get Involved, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, 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. All positions will begin in January 2020 and continue through at least the Spring 2020 semester. Members of underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. [...]

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

2019-11-01T09:40:12-04:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Academics, Campus Garden, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Service and Outreach, Stewardship, Stories, Think Green Thursday|

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 steps away from the edge of campus harvesting vegetables, planting cover [...]

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