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WFU names former EPA official to lead graduate programs in sustainability

February 2, 2017  |   Alumni, Faculty, Sustainability, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has appointed alumnus and former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official Stan Meiburg (’75) as director of graduate programs in sustainability. Meiburg served as Acting Deputy Administrator for the EPA from 2014 to 2017, capping a 39-year career with the agency.

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Rolling Stones keyboardist turned conservationist Chuck Leavell to visit

November 2, 2016  |   Arts & Culture, Speakers, Staff, Sustainability

Rolling Stones’ long-time keyboardist Chuck Leavell, who is also a leading tree conservationist, will visit Wake Forest Nov. 10 and 11 for a two-day celebration of environmental stewardship and land conservation.

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Serengeti selfies highlight research to local classroom

May 12, 2016  |   Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Research, Sustainability

Wake Forest University biologist Michael Anderson, who studies the ecology and conservation of African grassland and savannas ecosystems, will be bringing his work to life via Skype for fifth graders at Meadowlark Elementary School on May 12 and 13.

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Mighty mealworms: solution for food insecurity and pollution

May 11, 2016  |   Faculty, Research, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories

Biology students team up to create a vertical mealworm garden for the Global Biomimicry Design Challenge, an annual competition that addresses critical sustainability issues using nature as a guide.

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Conservation alliance to focus on Peruvian Amazon deforestation

April 25, 2016  |   Faculty, International, Pro Humanitate, Research, Sustainability, Top Stories, Uncategorized

CINCIA came to fruition through Wake Forest’s Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES), which embodies a multitude of disciplines working together to effect positive change and sustainability.

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