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The Inextricable Link Between Human and Environmental Health

2020-10-13T08:34:35-04:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship, Stories|Tags: , , , , |

By Sophia Masciarelli, Content Development Assistant When the novel coronavirus hit the United States in early 2020, it upended every aspect of American life as we knew it. The presence of the virus also uncovered countless threads of inequity that run just below the surface, complexly interwoven and tangled. The pandemic, along with sweeping social revolution, [...]

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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, Landscaping and Tree Care, Stories, Tree Care Updates|

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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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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Writing Beyond Words: Perspectives on Earth and Humanity with Carl Safina

2019-02-28T11:05:29-05:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Films and Lectures, Home Stories, Stories|

Award-winning author and conservationist Carl Safina drew laughs from an audience of nearly 200 students, staff, and community members gathered in Kulynych Auditorium when an image of his fluffy, grey dog looking at the camera appeared on the screen behind him.   He opened his public lecture, "Writing Beyond Words: Perspectives on Earth and Humanity" with [...]

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Did You Know? Fast Facts from Wake Forest’s Recent STARS Gold Report

2019-04-11T13:56:19-04:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Academics, Dining and Food Systems, Energy and Water Conservation, Home Stories, STARS, Stories|

Wake Forest recently received its first STARS Gold Rating for sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). This rating reflects important strides across the campus in areas from energy consumption to curriculum, campus dining and more. Check out our "Did You Knows" for fast facts that highlight a few [...]

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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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Congratulations 2018 Sustainability Intern Graduates

2018-05-22T12:49:10-04:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Stories|

The Office of Sustainability congratulates our current and former graduating interns, all of whom have been integral in Wake Forest’s campus sustainability efforts. […]

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Urban Revitalization Strategist Majora Carter Gives WFU Earth Week Address

2018-08-21T16:10:01-04:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: Earth Day, Home Stories, Stories|

It seems like low-status communities are designed to bleed talent. When dirty industries come in and jobs have no promise of advancement, the goal of many young people is to get out. Sustainable South Bronx founder and economic development guru Majora Carter champions a different philosophy. When she says, "You don't have to move out of [...]

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Parking and Transportation Now Transportation and Parking Services

2017-11-17T16:52:35-05:00November 8th, 2017|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stories, Transportation|

by Office of Sustainability Staff Writer Suzy Mullins (’18) While Parking and Transportation may conjure anxieties about parking tickets and fees for some, the department’s new name reflects a different focus. According to WFU Transportation Manager Arian Bryant, the switch to Transportation and Parking Services highlights the importance of providing the Wake Forest community with a [...]

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Finding A Place In The Open Space Of Democracy

2017-02-26T10:05:48-05:00February 11th, 2017|Categories: CEES, Home Stories, Stories|

by Meghan Hurley For citizen writer Terry Tempest Williams, the spiritual power of literature and storytelling has allowed her to resist prevalent social and environmental issues such as land deprivation. Williams, a Guggenheim Fellow, traveled to Wake Forest for the week of Feb. 6 through 9. Throughout her stay, she has conducted a writing workshop entitled [...]

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