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WebEx: No Money Down – The Future of Solar

2015-10-15T15:04:00-04:00November 4th, 2015|Tags: , |

Hunter Lovins, President of Natural Capitalism Solutions will present this portion of the National Climate Seminar series. As president of Natural Capitalism Solutions (NCS), Hunter Lovins educates senior decision makers in the business case for a Regenerative Economy. Join WFU SEAC for a listening party in the Campus Kitchen lounge.  RSVP by 11/3 for complimentary lunch. [...]

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WebEx: Beyond Coal – Report from the Front

2015-10-15T15:00:29-04:00October 21st, 2015|Tags: , |

Mary Anne Hitt, Director of Beyond Coal for the Sierra Club, will present this portion of the National Climate Seminar series.  In 2012, Mother Jones described the Beyond Coal campaign as "a grassroots rebellion [that] is winning the biggest victory yet on climate change." Join WFU SEAC for a listening party in the Campus Kitchen lounge. [...]

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180 Degrees South: Conquerors of the Useless

2013-11-14T15:52:31-04:00November 20th, 2013|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Join Greeks Go Green, Student Environmental Action Coalition, Outdoor Pursuits, and Great Outdoor Provision Company for the showing of "180 Degrees South: Conquerors of the Useless." The film follows Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. To learn more about the film visit http://www.180south.com/.   

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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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Forward on Climate:There is No Plan[et] B

2013-12-12T16:23:01-04:00February 26th, 2013|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Obscenely early on Sunday morning I joined eleven sleepy Deacons in a van headed to the Forward on Climate rally in Washington, DC. Five and a half hours later we arrived at a DC Metro station and boarded a train bound for the National Mall where our meager dozen joined the nearly 40,000 people gathered in [...]

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Lights out for Earth Hour 2011

2011-03-29T22:50:09-04:00March 29th, 2011|Categories: Campus, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , |

More than 100 students huddled together in the Reynolda Hall lobby on March 26 to count down the seconds until the spotlights on Wait Chapel were extinguished in celebration of Earth Hour 2011. The Demon Deacon was on-hand to flip the giant light switch on the quad as the countdown reached zero. The event, sponsored by [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Jim Coffey

2012-06-27T05:12:53-04:00February 2nd, 2011|Categories: Campus, Faces of Sustainability, Home Stories, Stewardship, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , , , |

Though his daily duties change with the seasons, one element remains constant for Director of Landscaping Services, Jim Coffey – he’s always busy. Coffey, who celebrates his 25th year with the university this year, has assembled a stellar team of landscaping gurus over the years. Together, they’ve guided the university’s evolution into the park-like landscape so [...]

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