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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

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.…

Writing Resistance: Sustainable Spiritualities in the Anthropocene with Terry Tempest Williams

Writing Resistance: Sustainable Spiritualities in the Anthropocene with Terry Tempest Williams

From February 6-9, Terry Tempest Williams will visit Wake Forest University. Williams is a well-known writer, naturalist, and advocate for wild places. Throughout her life, Williams has published books of numerous genres, including poetry, nonfiction, documentary, essay collections, as well as children’s books. On top of this, Williams was a Guggenheim Fellow, and has won a…

CEES to host Environmental Policy under the Trump Administration Event

CEES to host Environmental Policy under the Trump Administration Event

Starting in January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change, and energy. The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has gathered environmental, political, and academic experts to speak on how U.S. environmental…

From Piano Keys to Georgia Trees

From Piano Keys to Georgia Trees

One of the most respected keyboardists in the world of rock’n’roll visited Wake Forest to speak about environmental stewardship and conservation When you think of living a double life, the action-packed escapades of professional spies, secret agents and undercover cops come to mind. For Chuck Leavell, living a double life is simply a way to…

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…

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

Mon 24
May 05
May 10

Magnolias Project

May 10 * 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
May 10

Sustainability Faculty Mixer

May 10 * 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 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…

  • Writing Resistance: Sustainable Spiritualities in the Anthropocene with Terry Tempest Williams

    From February 6-9, Terry Tempest Williams will visit Wake Forest University. Williams is a well-known writer, naturalist, and advocate for wild places. Throughout her life, Williams has published books of numerous genres, including poetry, nonfiction, documentary, essay collections, as well as children’s books. On top of this, Williams was a Guggenheim…

  • CEES to host Environmental Policy under the Trump Administration Event

    Starting in January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change, and energy. The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has gathered environmental, political, and academic experts to…