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Collective Action & Wicked Problems

2018-06-22T15:18:34-04:00May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , , |

By Stewart Rickert ('16) Stan Meiburg, Deputy Regional Administrator of EPA Region 4 for 18 years and prominent Wake Forest alumnus, recently announced his retirement, marking the end of a 37-year career with the EPA.  He worked on a host of issues ranging from The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 to public financing strategies for [...]

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Toxic Drift Discussion with Pete Daniel

2014-03-07T00:06:25-05:00March 7th, 2014|Categories: Equity, Events, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: , |

As part of the History Department’s Engagement Series, we had the pleasure of meeting Wake Forest alumnus and distinguished historian, Pete Daniel. Dr. Daniel’s work covers a panoply of important cultural and historic issues from farming to civil rights and environmental degradation. During our discussion of his book Toxic Drift: Pesticides and Health in the Post-World [...]

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Where Are They Now: Jeannie McKinney

2018-06-22T15:20:10-04:00December 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

2018-06-22T15:25:51-04:00November 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

2018-06-22T15:57:24-04:00August 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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