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Spring 2017 CEES Mini Grants Awarded

Spring 2017 CEES Mini Grants Awarded

The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has awarded four mini grants to recipients dedicated to continuing research and scholarly activities at Wake Forest University and globally. Chaired by Robert Erhardt, assistant professor of statistics, the CEES Research Committee selected the recipients based on the proposed project’s merit, and its dedication to the mission of…

Trump failure to lead on climate doesn’t faze UN policymakers in Bonn

Trump failure to lead on climate doesn’t faze UN policymakers in Bonn

by Justin Catanoso As Trump ponders withdrawal from Paris Agreement, U.S. creates climate leadership vacuum likely to be filled by China; other nations remain utterly committed to Paris, say UN negotiators meeting in Bonn this week. Policymakers from nearly 200 countries are gathering in Bonn this week for climate change talks aimed at fulfilling the…

Wake Forest MFA student documentary to screen at Cannes

Wake Forest MFA student documentary to screen at Cannes

by Kim McGrath  |  mcgratka@wfu.edu “My Garden, No Longer,” a short documentary by Wake Forest graduate student Scott E. Schimmel, has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival. The competition showcases the works of the next generation of filmmakers. Films are seen by Cannes…

CEES Student Research Opportunity: White-tailed Deer Densities at Pilot Mountain

CEES Student Research Opportunity: White-tailed Deer Densities at Pilot Mountain

Work to evaluate survey methods in estimating white-tailed deer densities and their effects on vegetative communities at Pilot Mountain State Park, NC.  Project Description: Pilot Mountain State Park is located in Surry and Yadkin Counties, North Carolina. Located off highway US 52, it covers 3,735 acres (15.12 km2) and includes the distinctive 2,241 foot (683…

Apply to participate in the 2017 Magnolias Project

Apply to participate in the 2017 Magnolias Project

All Wake Forest faculty are invited to enhance their teaching and engagement with sustainability issues by participating in the Magnolias Project May 10-11, 2017 on the Wake Forest campus. No prior experience with sustainability-related issues in the classroom or in research is necessary, and faculty at all ranks and career stages are welcome. This innovative…

  • Spring 2017 CEES Mini Grants Awarded

    The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has awarded four mini grants to recipients dedicated to continuing research and scholarly activities at Wake Forest University and globally. Chaired by Robert Erhardt, assistant professor of statistics, the CEES Research Committee selected the recipients based on the proposed project’s merit, and its…

  • Trump failure to lead on climate doesn’t faze UN policymakers in Bonn

    by Justin Catanoso As Trump ponders withdrawal from Paris Agreement, U.S. creates climate leadership vacuum likely to be filled by China; other nations remain utterly committed to Paris, say UN negotiators meeting in Bonn this week. Policymakers from nearly 200 countries are gathering in Bonn this week for climate change…

  • Wake Forest MFA student documentary to screen at Cannes

    by Kim McGrath  |  mcgratka@wfu.edu “My Garden, No Longer,” a short documentary by Wake Forest graduate student Scott E. Schimmel, has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival. The competition showcases the works of the next generation of filmmakers.…