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  • Diving Deacs come face to face with conservation challenges in Belize
    Diving Deacs come face to face with conservation challenges in Belize
  • CEES evaluates the Dan River coal ash spill
    CEES evaluates the Dan River coal ash spill
  • Dan River coal ash spill 3D imagery
    Dan River coal ash spill 3D imagery
  • WFU SUAS lab enables unprecedented access to seabird colonies
    WFU SUAS lab enables unprecedented access to seabird colonies
  • Lake Sutton fish death
    New study implicates selenium in fish deaths and deformities
  • Sustainability through place values
    English students explore sustainability through place values
  • New Master’s program to train the next generation of sustainability leaders
    New Master's program to train the next generation of sustainability leaders

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. 

What's New with CEES

Practicing the art of being green

In an effort to train the environmental leaders of tomorrow, one innovative course at WFU focuses on how sustainability is woven into ongoing projects.  Students enrolled in the course, “Green Technologies: Science and Entrepreneurship” collaborate with businesses and organizations to … Continue reading

Diving Deacs come face to face with conservation challenges in Belize

It is a warm spring night on Lighthouse Reef Atoll, an isolated collection of islands about 40 miles off the coast of Belize. The 15 students of the Ecology and Conservation of Coral Reefs class and their instructors sit around … Continue reading

An interview with Richard Schneider

Richard Schneider, Associate Dean for International Affairs and Professor of Law will be leading the Environmental Law and Policy class in the new Masters in Sustainability this fall.  Schneider serves as the Legal Chair for the North Carolina Chapter of … Continue reading

CEES Spring 2014 research grants available

The Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) announces funding opportunities for research, scholarship, and working groups related to energy, environment and sustainability as broadly defined. The grants we give seek to provide new opportunities for research and scholarly activities … Continue reading

John Knox advocates for human rights and environmental law

John Knox, Wake Forest professor of International Law, advances the ideals of Pro Humanitate on a global scale.  An internationally recognized expert on human rights and environmental law, he is currently serving as the first United Nations Independent Expert on … Continue reading

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