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FAQ: Sustainability Rating

2018-09-12T10:41:58-04:00June 6th, 2014|Categories: Frequently Asked Questions|Tags: , , |

Q. I noticed that campus has a silver sustainability rating, but that we don't make the lists of the greenest schools in magazines like the Sierra Club. Why is that? A. Wake Forest University participates in STARS, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's Sustainability Tracking Assessment Rating System (say that three times fast). [...]

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Sustainability Sings in the Music City

2013-12-11T16:00:38-04:00October 28th, 2013|Categories: Conference, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Just as fall started to peek its vibrant head around the corner, I ventured over to the music city with Dedee DeLongpré Johnston, Director of Sustainability, and Megan Anderson, Manager of Waste Reduction and Recycling, to attend the 2013 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) conference. This year, the annual conference, which [...]

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Coopitition – It’s Not Just for Business Anymore

2013-12-11T16:43:48-04:00September 13th, 2013|Categories: Conference, Development, Events, Home Stories|Tags: , |

This summer, representatives from the Southeastern Sustainability Network (SESN) gathered on the Wake Forest campus to share ideas, challenges, resources, serious talk, laughs, and good food. Wake Forest University is one of the 871 member campuses of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Membership in this national (now international) body has [...]

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Students and staff gain insights at international sustainability conference

2011-10-25T12:00:43-04:00October 24th, 2011|Categories: Cultural Climate, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , , |

Students and staff from the university’s Office of Sustainability gained new insights at an international conference this month. Director of Sustainability, Dedee DeLongpré Johnston, Wake Forest Fellow, Caitlin Brooks, and four Office of Sustainability interns attended the three-day Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) conference in Pittsburgh, PA. The 2011 AASHE conference, [...]

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University receives STARS Silver rating for sustainability efforts

2011-02-07T15:41:14-04:00February 9th, 2011|Categories: Campus, Culture, Home Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Wake Forest has received a STARS Silver rating in recognition of our sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, is a new program that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. “STARS reporting is a very transparent process,” Dedee [...]

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