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Congratulations Class of 2016 Interns

2016-09-08T14:35:06+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Categories: Champions of Change, EcoReps, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships|

Alyshah was recognized for her Sustainability Leadership at the annual Champions of Change awards ceremony. Alyshah Aziz graduated Cum Laude with a major in Politics & International Affairs and a minor in Middle East & South Asian Studies. Alyshah served as an Alternative Transportation Intern for six consecutive semesters. She is working as a Business Analyst within [...]

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PRO+ECT Event Increases Awareness

2015-01-29T12:51:38+00:00 January 29th, 2015|Categories: CEES, EcoReps, Events, Home Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Click to view more photos from the event For a conservation event with potentially apocalyptic connotations, Thursday’s “Pledging Responsibility for Oceans and Environmental Change Today” in Brendle Recital Hall was frank, optimistic and self-aware: panelist and scientist Nancy Knowlton even pledged to keep audience members “not utterly depressed,” to noticeable titters. The panel, an [...]

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WAB Trips Offer Re-Connections

2014-04-02T15:51:09+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|Categories: EcoReps, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Service and Outreach|

Contributed by Alyshah Aziz ('16) As a sophomore minoring in Environmental Studies, caring for the environment is something that has always been near and dear to my heart. Participating in the Knoxville, TN Wake Alternative Break trip served as an opportunity to reground my beliefs. Often, in our fast-moving technology-centered world, I have found myself becoming [...]

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Social Impact Career Workshop Series

2014-07-23T23:08:51+00:00 December 9th, 2013|Categories: EcoReps, Events, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |

EcoReps participate in Think Green Thursday Twenty-seven undergraduate students from diverse disciplines attended the first-ever Social Impact Career Workshop, co-sponsored by the Office of Personal & Career Development, Service & Social Action, My Journey, and the Office of Sustainability. Part one of a three-part series, the workshop received overwhelmingly positive feedback through student evaluations. [...]

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Garden Intern WWOOFs it in Hawaii

2013-12-11T17:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2013|Categories: Campus Garden, EcoReps, Home Stories, Internships|Tags: |

David Song ('15) at Dragon's Eye Learning Center. Snorkeling with sea turtles and hiking volcanoes may sound like amazing vacation highlights all on their own, but for David Song (‘15) these experiences were part of a 45-day Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF-USA) internship to learn about sustainable agriculture. It was just an [...]

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Go Deacs. Go Green(er).

2013-12-11T16:24:38+00:00 July 19th, 2013|Categories: Campus, EcoReps, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Waste Reduction|Tags: |

Although summer is usually a time for relaxation, rejuvenation, and rest, for game day recycling intern Lauren Formica (‘16), summer is more about the three R’s of resource management: reduce, reuse, and recycle. To prepare for this fall’s Go Deacs. Go Green. football game day recycling campaign, Formica attended the Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit this June in [...]

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Class of 2013 To Sign Sustainability Pledge

2013-12-12T15:58:19+00:00 May 7th, 2013|Categories: EcoReps, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , , |

Many members of the class of 2013 will leave Reynolda campus behind this spring, but all Demon Deacons carry Wake Forest values with them wherever they go.  These values include our campus-wide commitment to sustainability. For a third year, the Office of Sustainability is asking graduating seniors to solidify their commitment to environmental stewardship and social [...]

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Competition Motivates Students to Conserve

2013-12-12T16:18:57+00:00 March 13th, 2013|Categories: EcoReps, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Events, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , |

Get ready, get set, reduce!  This spring, students can join their peers around the nation in cutting down their electricity and water consumption during the Campus Conservation Nationals. With about 200 participating campuses, students compete against one another on each campus, and between campuses nationally. Starting on March 18, at the kick-off event, students can sign [...]

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EcoReps lead change at Wake Forest

2013-04-14T14:11:07+00:00 January 30th, 2013|Categories: EcoReps, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Service and Outreach|

Peer education, long a well-loved tool in the field of public health, has inspired curiosity from sustainability advocates in recent years.  As research in psychology and marketing continues to affirm that environmental awareness alone does not result in environmentally preferable behavior changes, those seeking to foster sustainable behaviors hope to tap into the power of peer [...]

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Halfway to victory? It’s up to You.

2013-12-12T16:37:37+00:00 November 9th, 2012|Categories: EcoReps, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , |

On November 1st we kicked off a residence hall energy conservation competition against Notre Dame -- Energy Bowl 2012: Lights Off, Lights Out.  We’re now at the halfway point of the competition, which wraps up on November 14th. The first half of the competition has been a successful exercise in cross-campus collaboration.  Facilities and Campus Services [...]

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