Pope Francis’ visit to Peru on Jan. 15-22 takes him to the epicenter of the country’s informal and often illegal gold mining industry – the subject of groundbreaking environmental research by Wake Forest University scientists.
Hidden in plain sight – that’s how researchers describe their discovery of a new genus of large forest tree commonly found, yet previously scientifically unknown, in the tropical Andes. Researchers from the Smithsonian and Wake Forest University detailed their findings in a study just released the journal PhytoKeys.
Stan Meiburg, a former acting deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) who is now Wake Forest University’s director of graduate programs in sustainability, can discuss environmental challenges in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
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.
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.