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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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Wake Forest Student-Led #ClimateStrike Mobilizes Students, Faculty and Staff

2019-12-12T13:44:40-05:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Cultural Climate, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

By: Isabella Kornitsky ('20), Athletics Fan Engagement intern with the Office of Sustainability While climate change has served as a polarizing issue in American politics, young people on campus and around the world united to express urgent demand for action during the Sept. 20 Global Climate Strike. Climate Strike WFU was one of thousands of [...]

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Congratulations Class of 2019 Sustainability Interns and Assistants!

2019-06-18T09:47:50-04:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Where are they now?|

Congratulations to all of our current and former intern and assistant graduates from the class of 2019. From implementing environmental education in Winston-Salem schools to creating videos that tell the story of sustainability at Wake Forest and everything in between, these passionate students have been integral in our sustainability efforts. Peter Schlachte graduated summa cum laude [...]

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Apply Today for a Paid Internship with the Office of Sustainability

2019-02-25T14:32:15-05:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships|

Are you a student interested in making a difference and gaining professional development experience? Paid internship opportunities with the Office of Sustainability are available to all Wake Forest University undergraduate students. Unless otherwise indicated, all positions will begin in April 2019 and continue through at least the Fall 2019 semester. Click here for the full list [...]

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“Campus as Lab” Pilot Program Engages Students With a Hands-On Approach to Sustainability

2019-05-22T11:19:08-04:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Academics, Campus As Lab, Campus Garden, Home Stories, Magnolias Curriculum Project|

The Campus as Lab Pilot Program engages faculty from all disciplines, inviting students to apply what they learn and solve problems creatively. Content Development Assistant Adam Tomasi ('19) contributed to this article.  The undergraduate campus at Wake Forest stands out for its iconic architecture and beautiful landscapes. Right off Polo Road, a few-minute’s walk from the [...]

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Apply Now for Spring 2019 Internships and Assistantships with the Office of Sustainability

2018-11-15T12:02:23-05:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Stories|

Join the Office of Sustainability Team Are you a student interested in making a difference and gaining professional development experience? The following paid opportunities are available to all Wake Forest University students. All positions begin in January 2019. Pending student availability and individual evaluations at the conclusion of the Spring 2019 semester, internships and assistantships may [...]

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We’ll Do the Dirty Work

2020-05-11T16:32:15-04:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DqiuQHEwPg&t=5s 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 [...]

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Over 300 Members of the Class of 2018 pledge to be Green Grads

2018-06-04T15:33:42-04:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

Over 300 members of the Wake Forest Class of 2018 made an enduring commitment to sustainability by signing the Green Graduation pledge, an opportunity that over 100 other colleges and universities offer their graduates. All signatories received a reusable travel mug to reinforce sustainable habits after leaving the Forest.  The mugs are printed with Wake Forest’s [...]

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Infusing Sustainability across the Curriculum

2019-04-11T09:48:25-04:00May 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 questions 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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