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Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Research & Scholarly Activities

How CEES impacts the world

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Sustainability Clinic

Helping communities reach sustainability goals

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Funding Opportunities

CEES supports scholarly activities

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Sustainability Graduate Programs

Sustainability Graduate Programs



Rethinking Waste: Alumna Spotlight

Rethinking Waste: Alumna Spotlight

Before pre-K, Kelsey Gaude, knew how to sort out recycling, grow her own tomatoes and even feed goats. Now, this 2016 Masters in Sustainability alumna has found a career that blends both her interests and passions serving as the zero-waste sustainability analyst for Hanesbrands, Inc. “Hanesbrands is a Fortune 500 company that has a highly…

Sustainability Course Offerings Continue to Grow

Sustainability Course Offerings Continue to Grow

The fifth annual Magnolias Curriculum Project brought together ten faculty members on May 11-12, 2016, to explore extending sustainability education across disciplines. Ron Von Burg, assistant professor in the Department of Communications, and Luke Johnston, associate professor of Religion and Environmental Studies, facilitated this year’s workshop. The workshop aims to build an interdisciplinary community of scholars…

Stottlemyer to head Environmental Program

Stottlemyer to head Environmental Program

Dr. Eric Stottlemyer has been named director of the Wake Forest Environmental Program— adding yet another hat to his current work as an assistant teaching professor of the Writing Program and as the faculty director of the Learn, Experience, Navigate, Solve (LENS) Global Sustainability program. Stottlemyer will lead the Environmental Program as former Director Dr. Abdessadek Lachgar…

CEES Establishes the Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica

CEES Establishes the Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica

By Wake Forest University Communications & External Relations (WINSTON-SALEM, NC, April 25, 2016) – Wake Forest University has received nearly $10 million in support to establish the Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica. The new center, established through the University’s Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (CEES), aims to develop transformative solutions to promote sustainable use…

MA in Sustainability Students Compete in Nespresso Challenge 2016

MA in Sustainability Students Compete in Nespresso Challenge 2016

Nespresso, a premium luxury brand coffee who presented a challenge to over 90 universities worldwide, gave Wake Forest students the opportunity to participate and present our findings. The challenge for 2016 was: “As a part of its ambition to be the highest quality and most sustainable coffee brand, how can Nespresso build sustainability into its…

Upcoming Events

Sun 25

MeadowFest

September 25 * 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun 25

4th Annual RayDay at Serenbe

September 25 * 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 27

‘Biting the Hand that Feeds Us’ Webinar

September 27 * 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fri 30

Pilot Mountain Ecological Restoration

September 30 * 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 05

Pilot Mountain Ecological Restoration

October 5 * 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Rethinking Waste: Alumna Spotlight

    Before pre-K, Kelsey Gaude, knew how to sort out recycling, grow her own tomatoes and even feed goats. Now, this 2016 Masters in Sustainability alumna has found a career that blends both her interests and passions serving as the zero-waste sustainability analyst for Hanesbrands, Inc. “Hanesbrands is a Fortune 500…

  • Sustainability Course Offerings Continue to Grow

    The fifth annual Magnolias Curriculum Project brought together ten faculty members on May 11-12, 2016, to explore extending sustainability education across disciplines. Ron Von Burg, assistant professor in the Department of Communications, and Luke Johnston, associate professor of Religion and Environmental Studies, facilitated this year’s workshop. The workshop aims to build…

  • Stottlemyer to head Environmental Program

    Dr. Eric Stottlemyer has been named director of the Wake Forest Environmental Program— adding yet another hat to his current work as an assistant teaching professor of the Writing Program and as the faculty director of the Learn, Experience, Navigate, Solve (LENS) Global Sustainability program. Stottlemyer will lead the Environmental Program as…