Films and Lectures

Keynote and Dialogue with Urban Revitalization Strategist Majora Carter

2018-03-13T15:34:44+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Earth Day, Events, Films and Lectures, Home Stories, Service and Outreach|

Majora Carter, a leading urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster, will lead a conversation on Community as a Corporation and how talent-retention strategies can be used to mitigate fears of displacement in re-urbanizing America. The event will begin at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 21, in the Brendle Recital Hall. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Admission is free [...]

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The Age of Consequences – Screening & Discussion with Producer Sophie Robinson

2017-10-12T15:46:13+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Events, Films and Lectures, Get Involved, Home Stories|

Join us for a screening of The Age of Consequences, a powerful documentary that investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Whether a long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, the film unpacks how water and food shortages, drought, extreme weather, and [...]

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Environmental Wellbeing: How Facilities Management Impacts Climate Change

2017-10-23T16:28:36+00:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Buildings, Campus, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Events, Films and Lectures, Home Stories|

by Office of Sustainability Staff Writer Suzy Mullins (’18) This is the last installment in the Office of Sustainability’s Drawdown series. In the previous weeks, we have examined how Wake Forest is working to adopt, demonstrate, and research 25 of the 80 Drawdown solutions. For a quick refresher on Project Drawdown, read our introductory article. For [...]

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The Real Price of Gold

2013-12-11T15:55:54+00:00November 4th, 2013|Categories: Academics, CEES, Films and Lectures, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Photo courtesy of the CAMEP. If you take a look at your hands, your wrists, or your neck, you will likely see something special, precious even. It is quite dense, glows with an almost aura-like quality, and, as of press time, costs about $1,350 an ounce. The material – gold – is familiar to [...]

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For God’s Sake, Care for the Earth

2013-12-11T16:01:30+00:00October 25th, 2013|Categories: Academics, CEES, Films and Lectures, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , |

“When you die, God will not ask you how old the earth is. He will ask you ‘what did you do with what I gave you?’” In celebration of World Food Day, the WFU Divinity School’s Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative and the WFU Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability  hosted Richard Cizik for a [...]

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American Indian Insights on Creating a Sustainable Future

2013-12-11T16:04:14+00:00October 14th, 2013|Categories: Culture, Events, Films and Lectures, Home Stories|Tags: |

Photo courtesy of Peter Tomasiello/Old Gold & Black A diverse academic audience was prescribed a remedy for some of the defining environmental issues of the century when Winona LaDuke, American Indian political activist and founding co-director of Honor the Earth, spoke at Wake Forest in late September. LaDuke’s heritage and experience – founding director [...]

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Recap: Good for Me, Good for Us?

2013-04-14T13:54:11+00:00April 14th, 2013|Categories: Equity, Events, Films and Lectures, Home Stories, Stewardship|

The tension in addressing environmental issues is always: how can we solve environmental problems without harming our economy? On a more individual level, it is often about the personal sacrifices we must make to ensure a collective sustainable world.  The panel entitled Good for Me, Good for Us? addressed this tension with three distinct speakers: Julian [...]

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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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10 Days Celebration: Tuesday, April 24

2012-04-23T14:35:46+00:00April 23rd, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Films and Lectures, Home Stories, Stewardship, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , , , |

Join Z. Smith Reynolds Library and the Office of Sustainability for a free screening of the film, Gasland. Explore the controversial world of hyrdrofracturing (fracking) for natural gas in preparation for the panel discussion on April 25. Gasland Screening When: 6:00 p.m. Where: Z. Smith Reynolds Library, 4th Floor Auditorium This screening is free and open [...]

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Film and panel explore relationship between health, safety and light pollution

2012-04-12T09:30:28+00:00April 12th, 2012|Categories: CEES, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Films and Lectures, Home Stories|Tags: , , , , |

How many stars can you see when you look into the night sky?  This was just one of the questions posed by the film A City Dark, shown in the Kulynych Auditorium on March 27.  The film explored the effects of light pollution on people, places, and animals as the narrator drove increasing distances from the [...]

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