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Congratulations 2018 Sustainability Intern Graduates

2018-05-22T12:49:10+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00November 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+00:00February 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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Sustainability is an Interdisciplinary Study

2017-02-06T13:37:51+00:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Home Stories, Stories|

by Kellie Shanaghan Environmental studies and sustainability are fields that overlap with nearly every major, degree, and career.  Improving Earth’s climate so that humans can continue to live here should be on the forefront of the minds of educators, politicians, students, and everyday citizens. Yet, even at institutes of higher education, such as Wake Forest, a [...]

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A Warm Welcome to Hannah Slodounik

2013-12-11T16:43:20+00:00September 17th, 2013|Categories: Faces of Sustainability, Home Stories, Stories|Tags: |

This fall Hannah Slodounik (pronounced: Sla – duv – nick) assumed the role of Program Coordinator for the Office of Sustainability. Her broad range of experience with sustainability programs throughout the country will serve her well as she works to advance several sustainability initiatives at Wake Forest. Underlying her professional experience is a passion for sustainability [...]

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Exhibition of Environmental Artist Vibha Galhotra Coming to SECCA

2013-09-17T16:39:18+00:00October 12th, 2012|Categories: Cultural Climate, Culture, Events, Films and Lectures, Home Stories, Stories|

Environmental artist Vibha Galhotra will be coming to Winston-Salem this month from her home in Delhi, India. Galhotra will address Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff in a series of lectures taking place on October 24 and 25, before the preview of her exhibition Metropia on October 25 at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). The [...]

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Save the Date: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

2011-10-03T15:33:02+00:00October 3rd, 2011|Categories: Culture, Films and Lectures, Home Stories, Stories|

October 4, 2011 at 7 p.m. in the Kulynych Auditorium in the Byrum Welcome and Admissions Center. The lecture, titled "Let's Do Something Different: Prioritizing People and the Planet", will be presented by Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, Environmental Policy Adviser to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Abdul-Matin is the author of Green Deen: What Islam Says About Protecting the [...]

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