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Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Master of Arts in Sustainability

Education for Sustainability

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Graduate Certificate

Enhance your sustainability knowledge

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Undergraduate

Undergraduate education for sustainability

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Curriculum Workshop

Developing a community of scholars

Fieldwork in the Peruvian Andes with Cassie Freund

Fieldwork in the Peruvian Andes with Cassie Freund

As a PhD student and CEES researcher, Cassie Freund is studying how natural disturbances—such as landslides in the Peruvian Andes—shape forest ecology and impact tree species distribution, nutrient and water flows, and carbon storage. From dressing for the occasion to forging new paths with a machete, Freund shares a glimpse into being a researcher in…

Sustainability across the Curriculum

Sustainability across the Curriculum

The sixth annual Magnolias Curriculum Project brought together 14 faculty members on May 10-11, 2017, to develop innovative course components that will inspire systems thinking in students and empower an understanding of sustainability through a variety of lenses. During this two-day workshop, participants discussed sustainability literature, developed learning objectives for their students, and shared perspectives…

 Debate Tournament Trains Leaders

 Debate Tournament Trains Leaders

CEES affiliate leads students in environmental debate “Many people say they have a professional calling. Mine is debate.” Justin Green, assistant professor in the Department of Communications and Wake Debate coach, has been engaged in public debate for 28 years; for the past three years, Green has provided local high school and college students the…

Sustainability Graduate Students Celebrated at Student Showcase

Sustainability Graduate Students Celebrated at Student Showcase

Graduates in this year’s Sustainability Graduate cohort have crafted real-world sustainability solutions for local and global clients, engaged with leading officials in private and governmental agencies, discussed policy at the national level in Washington, D.C., explored the frontline of climate change challenges on the Outer Banks, and on May 6, celebrated their journey. To honor…

Environmental Futures: Pathways to Impact

Environmental Futures: Pathways to Impact

What does your environmental future look like? Whether you are just beginning your journey or are already well along your path, you will be inspired by this distinguished panel of sustainability change agents. This group of Wake Forest alumni and guests have dedicated their lives to the environmental sector through careers in leadership, policy, and protection.…

Education

The Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability (CEES) is proud to play a role in Wake Forest’s mission to educate the next generation of leaders.

In conjunction with the Office of Sustainability, we host a curriculum workshop for faculty interested in integrating sustainability into their classrooms, we support the efforts of the Environmental Program for undergraduate students, and we offer our own Master of Arts in Sustainability and a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability.

Upcoming Events

Fri 25

CEES Happy Hour at Wise Man Brewing

August 25 * 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sep 16

Sustainability Alumni Gathering

September 16 * 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sep 20
Sep 23

Reynolda Gardens Native Plant Sale

September 23 * 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 25

The Carolina Meat Conference

September 25 * 8:00 am - September 26 * 5:00 pm
  • Fieldwork in the Peruvian Andes with Cassie Freund

    As a PhD student and CEES researcher, Cassie Freund is studying how natural disturbances—such as landslides in the Peruvian Andes—shape forest ecology and impact tree species distribution, nutrient and water flows, and carbon storage. From dressing for the occasion to forging new paths with a machete, Freund shares a glimpse…

  • Sustainability across the Curriculum

    The sixth annual Magnolias Curriculum Project brought together 14 faculty members on May 10-11, 2017, to develop innovative course components that will inspire systems thinking in students and empower an understanding of sustainability through a variety of lenses. During this two-day workshop, participants discussed sustainability literature, developed learning objectives for…

  •  Debate Tournament Trains Leaders

    CEES affiliate leads students in environmental debate “Many people say they have a professional calling. Mine is debate.” Justin Green, assistant professor in the Department of Communications and Wake Debate coach, has been engaged in public debate for 28 years; for the past three years, Green has provided local high…