Sustainability Archive


Tips for an eco-conscious holiday

December 2, 2009  |   Community, Student, Sustainability

It was Bing Crosby who immortalized a white Christmas in his 1942 hit single, but these days more and more eco-conscious consumers are dreaming of a green Christmas instead. If you’re looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint this holiday season, consider these tips from Director of Sustainability Dedee DeLongpré Johnston.


A more welcoming Welcome Center

October 20, 2009  |   Admissions, Student, Sustainability, Wake Forest College

Construction will begin soon on a new home for the Admissions and Welcome Center to accommodate the growing number of prospective students.


New shuttle service offered to commuting students

September 24, 2009  |   Student, Sustainability, Wake Forest College

Instead of commuting to campus and searching for parking spaces, students can soon “Ride the Wake” from local apartment complexes and leave their cars at home.

New director promotes sustainability

August 23, 2009  |   Staff, Sustainability

As the new sustainability director, Dedee DeLongpre Johnston is promoting behavioral changes among students, faculty and staff to advance sustainability in all areas of the University.


Welcome Class of 2013

August 19, 2009  |   Student, Sustainability, Wake Forest College

About 1,210 freshmen, from 44 states and 19 foreign countries, are expected to move onto campus this week for the start of Orientation. After moving into their residence halls on August 20, freshmen will pick up their ThinkPad computers and begin orientation activities. On Friday, August 21, new students and their parents are invited to […]


Seven steps to a greener college move-in

August 18, 2009  |   Student, Sustainability

With students at Wake Forest and at colleges nationwide moving to campus this week, Dedee DeLongpré Johnston, Wake Forest’s director of sustainability, offers suggestions for a “greener” move-in.

Earth Day celebration planned at Wake Forest

April 13, 1999  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Sustainability

Global environmental issues will be the focus of an Earth Day celebration at Wake Forest University on April 22. The free and public event will focus on raising awareness about environmental concerns and the ways individuals can help the environment. The celebration will begin at 3:30 p.m. on the Magnolia Court, next to Benson University […]

Global Warming Topic of Lecture at Wake Forest

March 26, 1999  |   Events, Research, Speakers, Sustainability

Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research will present “Global Warming is Happening” on April 14 at Wake Forest University. The free and public lecture is among several events concerning the environment during Wake Forest’s Year of Globalization and Diversity. The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. […]

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