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2013 LENS @ Wake Forest

2013-12-11T16:55:17+00:00August 29th, 2013|Categories: Events, Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship|Tags: , , |

The Learn Experience Navigate Solve (LENS) @ Wake Forest program offered 38 rising high school juniors and seniors a three-week, hands-on opportunity to engage with peers around the 2013 theme “Sustainability – Operate locally and extend globally.” Students partnered with faculty and community leaders to examine issues, and then worked in teams to tackle real-world challenges. [...]

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LENS brings sustainability into focus

2013-12-12T16:50:30+00:00August 21st, 2012|Categories: Academics, Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship|Tags: , |

This summer thirty-two rising high school juniors and seniors participated in LENS @ Wake Forest, an annual three-week college immersion program.  For the three years since its inception, LENS @ Wake Forest has taken sustainability as a guiding theme, examining political, economic, social, and legal issues.  Learning took place both inside and outside the classroom, with [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Nathan Peifer

2013-01-09T14:59:28+00:00August 13th, 2012|Categories: Campus Garden, Faces of Sustainability, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Photo courtesy of Nathan Peifer Nathan Peifer is a competent and capable person; that’s why it was extremely disconcerting when, one year ago, he realized, in the most basic way, he did not know how to feed himself.  Thus began Nathan’s study of gardening, a journey of self-directed learning he describes as “chasing ignorance.”  [...]

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High School students view sustainability through a new LENS

2010-09-30T16:34:07+00:00September 15th, 2010|Categories: Academics, Culture, Home Stories, Service and Outreach|Tags: , , , |

Twenty-six high school students learned about sustainability through the lens of food and water systems this summer during the inaugural LENS (Learn. Experience. Navigate. Solve.) Program. Postdoctoral Fellow in Religion and the Environmental Program, Lucas Johnston and English professor Anne Boyle teamed up to lead the program, which was designed to provide high school [...]

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