Where are they now?

Where Are They Now: Katherine Sinacore (’11)

2018-02-13T12:38:44+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Home Stories, Internships, Where are they now?|

by Office of Sustainability Staff Writer Suzy Mullins (’18) Having spent most of her childhood years exploring the great outdoors, Wake Forest alumna Katherine Sinacore (’11) knew from early age that she wanted to integrate nature into her field of work—but, she had no idea how her passions would unfold until she stepped foot on the [...]

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Where Are They Now: Jenny Miller (’14)

2017-11-17T16:58:28+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Home Stories, Where are they now?|

by Office of Sustainability Staff Writer Suzy Mullins (’18) From a very young age, Wake Forest alumna Jenny Miller knew she had a passion for the environment. Growing up on a tree farm in southwestern Virginia, she spent most of her early years exploring the countryside, observing animals in their natural habitat, and marveling at the [...]

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Where Are They Now: De’Noia Woods

2018-06-22T15:15:16+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: Home Stories, Where are they now?|

De’Noia Woods (‘13) grew up on an island in the Caribbean surrounded by lush beaches, wilderness and a rich cultural history. As a child, Woods watched her father appreciate the environment for what it had to offer in terms of diversity and recreation. Her values are grounded in a desire to preserve the wonders of the [...]

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Where Are They Now: Kathleen Pritchard

2018-06-22T15:17:38+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Categories: Home Stories, Internships, Where are they now?|Tags: , , , |

The outdoors has always been a part of Kathleen Pritchard’s life. A 2010 graduate of Wake Forest University with a degree in political science and minors in biology and environmental science, Kathleen has carried out her passion for the environment by continuing her studies in environmental law and policy; she is now a third year law [...]

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From Classroom Debates to Action Abroad

2014-05-13T09:08:29+00:00 May 8th, 2014|Categories: Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship, Where are they now?|

Contributed by Munje Foh (JD '08) The Sierra Leone Watershed Project Foundation (SLWPF) was born out of a series of conversations in a criminal procedure course taught by Vice Provost and professor of law Jennifer Collins. As students, Adam Chapman and I were vocal contributors to the course discussion and we often found ourselves on different [...]

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Where Are They Now: Jeannie McKinney

2018-06-22T15:20:10+00:00 December 3rd, 2013|Categories: Home Stories, Where are they now?|Tags: , |

After nearly three years, the events that followed the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake in Japan are still impacting the lives of 83,000 nuclear refugees. The effects of the tsunami that followed the earthquake, and the damage to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility, linger in the form of radiation and now increased atmospheric pollution from a return [...]

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Where Are They Now: Emily Bachman

2018-06-22T15:25:51+00:00 November 4th, 2013|Categories: Home Stories, Internships, Where are they now?|Tags: , , , , , |

Emily Bachman (’13) was a prominent contributor to Wake Forest’s sustainability efforts throughout her four years as a student. She served as the president of the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC), a shift leader and summer intern for Campus Kitchen, a regular volunteer in the Campus Garden, an intern with ARAMARK, where she worked to support [...]

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Where Are They Now: Shelby Buso

2018-06-22T15:57:24+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Categories: Home Stories, Where are they now?|Tags: , |

When WFU alumna Shelby Buso (’02) started her undergraduate career at Wake Forest University, she assumed she was embarking on a path to veterinary medicine. However, after earning a degree in anthropology, minors in environmental studies and Spanish, and a Juris Doctor and Masters of Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School, Buso found herself [...]

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Where Are They Now: Allie Gruber

2018-06-22T15:58:21+00:00 June 14th, 2013|Categories: Greeks Go Green, Home Stories, Where are they now?|Tags: |

Allie Gruber (’13) knew she had a vague interest in sustainability when she boarded a plane bound for Peru in early June, following her sophomore year at Wake Forest University.  She had no idea, however, that upon her return she would dedicate the remainder of her undergraduate career to learning about and advocating for the natural [...]

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Where Are They Now: Nathan Bedsole

2018-06-22T15:49:30+00:00 April 3rd, 2013|Categories: Home Stories, Where are they now?|Tags: , |

Nathan Bedsole (BA ’11) is an unusual addition to our series of alumni spotlights - for several reasons.  First, as an undergraduate at Wake Forest University, he had no official affiliation to the Office of Sustainability.  Instead, he devoted his undergraduate career to Wake Radio and, starting in the fall of his senior year, a job [...]

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