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Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

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The Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) at Wake Forest University serves as a catalyst, linking Wake Forest with the global community, to advance research and education in energy, environment, and sustainability.

We work on some of the most defining issues of our time and we invite you to join us in finding solutions to these challenges.

  • Nature, Environments, and Place in American Thought

    By Lisa Blee, Assistant Professor of History In the spring of 2012 I had the opportunity to participate in the inaugural Magnolias Curriculum Project. The readings and discussions in the workshop quickly revealed the big questions of sustainability: How does personal behavior and choice relate to global phenomenon? What do…

  • CEES Launches New Web Presence

    CEES launched a new website this summer. It isn’t just simple and clean design with an intuitive user interface. It conveys our thought leadership, and represents our synergistic, multidisciplinary efforts. It provides those interested with a clearer sense of what we do. When you want to learn more about our…

  • Clift named Associate Director of Outreach

    The Masters in Sustainability program is pleased to welcome Jon Clift as the new Associate Director of Outreach. Jon graduated from Duke University with a Masters of Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment and has a background in design, marketing, and natural resources. In this new role,…

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