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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…

Engagement

The Center for the Energy, Environment & Sustainability engages with partners across disciplines and industries to further progress in the fields of energy and environment.

Affiliates
Interdisciplinary thinking is vital as we adapt to a changing world and CEES continues to both formally and informally encourage cross-pollination among its affiliates. Browse our list of current CEES affiliates here. CEES affiliates gain access to information on funding, events, CEES developments, and, most importantly, each other. Contact us if you would like more information on becoming a CEES affiliate.

Sustainability Clinic
In addition to working on a global scale, CEES also collaborates with the Winston-Salem community. Browse our past events to learn more about CEES’s community partnerships and read more about our community-based research in biofuels.

CEES members and their students have skill sets applicable to real-world problems. The Sustainability Clinic acts as a bridge between our considerable human capital and those in the local, regional, and international communities who would benefit from our expertise.

Students
Students are an integral part of our work at CEES.  Read more about research opportunities here.

  • 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.…