Goodstein Introduces the Power Dialog

2015-11-11T20:51:15-05:00November 11th, 2015|Categories: CEES, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Anticipated speaker Dr. Eban Goodstein of Bard College found himself travel-locked in D.C. on November 10, unable to make his long-awaited appearance at Wake Forest. The upshot? Goodstein still managed to deliver his message to students loud and clear: it’s now or never for college students to stake their claim in the national climate change conversation. [...]

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Campus Sustainability Awards

2015-04-28T12:52:10-04:00April 28th, 2015|Categories: Champions of Change, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Magnolias Curriculum Project|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

2015 Champions of Change award winners On the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, change agents for sustainability across the Wake Forest campus gathered for the Champions of Change campus sustainability awards. The awards program recognizes the creativity and innovation of individuals and teams who work to integrate principles of sustainability into operations, teaching, and engagement. Dean of [...]

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Voices of our Time: Mary Robinson

2014-12-01T15:22:45-05:00March 26th, 2015|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , |

Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice will speak at Wake Forest University at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 in Wait Chapel as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time speaker series. Robinson’s address is being presented in conjunction with a two-day interdisciplinary symposium, “The Human Face of Environmental Inequality,” jointly sponsored by the Wake Forest [...]

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Climate Talks: Negotiating the Fate of the Planet

2015-02-27T16:46:31-05:00March 18th, 2015|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , |

Representatives from 190 nations — 10,000 in all — participated in the United Nation’s 20th climate summit in Lima, Peru, in December. Three were from Wake Forest — Miles Silman, Professor of Biology and Director of CEES, John Knox, Professor of Law, CEES board member and UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment, and [...]

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2015-01-21T11:04:15-05:00January 22nd, 2015|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , |

Join CEES in welcoming three marine biologists who have dedicated their lives to saving the oceans:  world-famous oceanographer and activist Sylvia Earle, renowned coral reef biologist Nancy Knowlton of the Smithsonian, and policy advocate Amanda Leland of the Environmental Defense Fund.  These scientists will offer perspectives during a panel discussion on the fundamental services oceans provide [...]

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The Insider’s Guide to Sustainability Jobs

2014-11-03T15:04:36-05:00November 18th, 2014|Categories: |Tags: , |

Katie Kross, Managing Director of EDGE at Duke University,  is a career coach, educator, and nonprofit executive. She is the author of the practical, solutions-oriented book, Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability (2nd ed., Greenleaf Publishing, 2014). As a director of sustainable business education programs for 10 years at both Duke University’s [...]

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Visible Entanglements: Plastic, Art, and Advocacy

2014-03-04T16:11:35-05:00April 15th, 2014|Categories: |Tags: |

Join ICE, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies, and CEES in welcoming Dr. Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, an associate professor of Women's Studies and English at Penn State University. Dr. Wagner-Lawlor is an avid environmental advocate and activist concerning plastic pollution and its creative transformation into works of art which will result in a new book entitled: Visible Entanglements: Art, Advocacy, and the Ecological [...]

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Beholding Nature: The Ecology of Beauty in Japanese Woodblock Prints

2014-01-23T15:54:11-05:00February 2nd, 2014|Categories: |Tags: |

The Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) faculty member, David Phillips, Ph.D., Wake Forest University, joins The Weatherspoon Art Museum for a Sunday afternoon lecture, Beholding Nature: The Ecology of Beauty in Japanese Woodblock Prints, concurrent with the exhibition Bugs, Beasts and Blossoms: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Dr. Lenoir C. Wright Collection on view at the Weatherspoon through [...]

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Master of Arts in Sustainability

2013-12-11T15:50:08-05:00December 10th, 2013|Categories: Academics, CEES, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , |

A new Master of Arts in Sustainability offered by Wake Forest’s Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability (CEES) will give students and early to mid-career professionals the diverse skillset they need to carve out a place in the burgeoning global sustainability marketplace. The MA in Sustainability is a distinctive interdisciplinary one-year program that combines coursework in the social [...]

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Technology Council Speaker Series

2013-12-11T12:24:01-05:00December 10th, 2013|Categories: |Tags: , , |

Professor of Biology Miles Silman will speak on how sustainability can drive the local economy at an event held by the Technology Council of the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce as part of "Real-World Sustainability in Winston-Salem: Solving Today's Environmental and Energy Challenges."

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