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Office of Sustainability News

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Sustainability Champions Recognized at Fifth Campus Sustainability Awards

March 28th, 2018|

Each year, the Office of Sustainability recognizes campus change agents who work to create a more adaptable and resilient Wake Forest community as “Champions of Change.” This year’s fifth annual Campus Sustainability Awards celebration took [...]

Green Team Captain Spotlight: Hilary Floyd and Michelle Ford

March 26th, 2018|

by Office of Sustainability Staff Writer Suzy Mullins (’18) The Green Team Network allows members of WFU faculty and staff to learn and collaborate across campus in efforts of integrating sustainability into the workplace. While [...]

Keynote and Dialogue with Urban Revitalization Strategist Majora Carter

March 13th, 2018|

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 [...]

Working for the World We Want: 2018 Earth Week at Wake Forest

March 11th, 2018|

The Office of Sustainability will be hosting our annual Earth Week celebration March 18-24. This week-long celebration will focus on environmental (in)justice, with a focal community lecture by Majora Carter. Other events will include the annual [...]

Eating for Environmental Wellness

March 7th, 2018|

by Nathan Peifer, M.Div. ’13 Campus Garden Manager, Campus as a Lab Pilot Manager The first time I tried to grow a garden, I learned a fundamental lesson: food is a gift from the Earth. [...]

Winter Break Energy Conservation

December 14th, 2017|

In an effort to conserve energy over the winter holiday period, Facilities & Campus Services will implement our annual temperature setback program for academic and administrative buildings starting Friday, December 22 at approximately 5pm. The setback program will maintain [...]

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