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How Do Environmental and Social Justice Intersect? Listen Now.

2020-06-15T09:52:06-04:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Cultural Climate, Home Stories|

Voices of Earth Day is a student podcast series that digs into stories of protest and passion from the very first Earth Day in 1970 and the half-century since. This audio storytelling project was done in collaboration with undergraduate students in the spring 2020 journalism class “The Art of Audio.” This episode features an [...]

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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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Climate Solutions for North Carolina

2020-04-15T16:02:00-04:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Home Stories|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=GwG3FqHiFM8&feature=emb_logo Although in-person events planned for Wake Forest's annual Earth Month have been cancelled, the virtual show has gone on with engaging opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to scale up solutions for climate action.  The Office of Sustainability's virtual panel and dialogue, “Climate Solutions for North Carolina,” brought nearly 150 students, faculty and community [...]

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7 Sustainable Ways to Support Your Community While Social Distancing

2020-04-24T08:33:36-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Home Stories|

Column by Alice Romanov ('20), Green Business Network Intern and Graphic Design Assistant with the Office of Sustainability. This column is part of our Virtual Earth Month at Wake Forest, where we're hosting videos, podcasts, and ways to keep you connected as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day together.  This spring has been a [...]

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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, Climate Action, 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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Move Out, Don’t Throw Out Before Winter Break

2019-12-03T13:07:40-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Campus, CEES, Home Stories, Waste Reduction and Recycling|

Students -- as you prepare to head home for winter break, take inventory of the things in your room. Are there clothes you no longer want? Dishes or silverware from the Pit lying around taking up space? Donate any unwanted small items and do your part to divert waste from the landfill before you leave this semester. [...]

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