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Congratulations 2017 Sustainability Intern Graduates

2017-05-16T21:10:25-04:00May 16th, 2017|Categories: Get Involved, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Sustainability Community|

As the 2016-2017 academic year comes to an end, the Office of Sustainability celebrates and congratulates its interns who are graduating and beginning their professional careers: Leigh Fountain, Eric Gorzeman, Julie Kanter, Akua Maat, and Emily McMullen. These five students have been integral members of the Sustainability staff and have contributed greatly to the development and [...]

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Over 200 Graduates Commit to Living Green

2017-05-14T15:33:04-04:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|

This year, over 200 members of the Class of 2017 signed the Green Graduation Pledge, an indication of their desire to continue their commitment to sustainability after college. The pledge reads: I pledge to take into account the social and environmental consequences of any future endeavors and to work to improve the sustainability of the communities [...]

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Make the Pledge to be a Green Grad

2017-05-01T09:40:05-04:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: Get Involved, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

The Class of 2017 is invited to join thousands of graduates around the world in a commitment to making environmentally and socially responsible decisions. By signing the Green Graduation Pledge, students agree to “take into account the social and environmental consequences of any future endeavors and to work to improve the sustainability of the communities in [...]

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Attend the March for Science in Raleigh

2017-04-13T15:25:52-04:00April 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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Intern with the Office of Sustainability

2017-04-03T12:59:12-04:00April 3rd, 2017|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 internships are available to all Wake Forest University students. To apply, please fill out this form. Unless otherwise indicated, all internships are with the Office of Sustainability and begin in the fall of 2017. Please note that interns are required to attend [...]

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Beauty in the World We Find

2017-03-21T11:42:44-04:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Earth Day, Events, Get Involved, Home Stories|

Celebrate our urban forests, waterways, and the landscapes that surround us during Earth Week at Wake Forest. Inspired by Terry Tempest Williams’ quote “finding beauty in a broken world is creating beauty in the world we find,” this week-long celebration will take place March 19-25 with a variety of events to connect the Wake Forest community to actions [...]

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Nominate a Champion of Change

2017-02-11T22:36:43-04:00February 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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Five Ways Wake Students Impacted Sustainability in 2016

2017-01-08T13:30:09-04:00January 8th, 2017|Categories: Get Involved, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

Wake students are instrumental in crafting, launching, and nurturing campus-led sustainability initiatives. These efforts—both big and small—contribute greatly to creating a culture of sustainability at Wake Forest University. To learn how you can be part of the action in 2017, browse our website or email sustainability@wfu.edu. Below are just a few examples of the many sustainable [...]

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Art Speaks a Universal Language

2017-05-03T16:56:23-04:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|

Noella Luka is adjusting to living life in a foreign land—Winston-Salem. Luka, a documentary film student, recently made the move from her home in Kenya to her “home away from home” at Wake Forest University. From over 7,700 miles away, Luka continues to seek creative means of communication to teach communities in Kenya, and around the [...]

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Sowing Seeds of Sustainability at the Campus Garden

2016-12-08T13:30:56-04:00December 8th, 2016|Categories: Campus Garden, Home Stories, Internships|

by Office of Sustainability News Intern, Suzanne Mullins Have you visited the Campus Garden? Located on Polo Road, the Campus Garden draws student, faculty, and staff volunteers to aid with crop cultivation and maintenance. Managing the garden are three Wake Forest students and Office of Sustainability interns—senior Akua Maat, junior Megan Blackstock, and junior Nick Judd. [...]

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