STARS Archive

Wake Forest Alumna and Former Office of Sustainability Intern Becomes AASHE Finalist

Quin Wolters (’23) returned to her alma mater this fall as Harvest Table Culinary Group’s inaugural Sustainability Coordinator By:  Jimena Elmufdi (’24) for the Old Gold & Black After graduating from Wake Forest last May, Quin Wolters, a former mathematical economics major and environmental studies […]

WFU measures carbon footprint, first step in Climate Action Planning

The University’s publicly available carbon inventory measures the greenhouse gas emissions of our campus — and the trajectory is headed in the right direction. Contributor: Adam Tomasi ‘19, Office of Sustainability Content Assistant Did you know that South Hall uses solar-thermal energy for hot water […]

Wake Forest Dining Makes Strides in Third-Party Verified Purchasing

Strategic changes to food and beverage purchasing at Wake Forest have made eating on campus better for consumers and the environment. By Kellie Shanaghan Wake Forest University recently earned a STARS gold rating for the first time, reflecting achievements in sustainability from the Association for […]

Wake Forest highlighted in the Fall STARS Quarterly Review

This month the university was highlighted in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) Quarterly Review which measures the sustainability performance of a college or university. Wake Forest was recognized for its, “significant gains in dining operations,” since the submission of the university’s first […]