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Wake Forest’s World Cultural Festival

Celebration offers variety of ethnic music, dance, food and fun

You might not expect to be able to see a dance performance in West Africa, stop in China for a snack, and then finish up the evening in Italy for a quick game of bocce ball. But thanks to the World Cultural Festival, it is all possible.

Filed under Admissions, Arts & Culture, Community, Student

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Internship on the world’s stage

Senior uses tech skills to support Intel’s Connected Wheelchair Project

David Hughes works on software for Intel's Connected Wheelchair Project.

David Hughes (’15), a computer science major, spent the past five months working on Intel’s Connected Wheelchair Project, which was unveiled at Intel’s annual development conference held mid-September in San Francisco. The Connected Wheelchair Project received international attention as a result of an endorsement from world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking.

Filed under Faculty, Personal and Career Development, Staff, Student

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Recognized for addressing stress

U.S. News & World Report features University’s wellbeing initiatives

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U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2015 guidebook, which hits newsstands this week, highlights Wake Forest’s leadership in the national trend of promoting students’ social and emotional wellbeing. The story shows how schools like WFU tackle stress to provide a better environment for students.

Filed under Admissions, Campus Life, Faculty, Thrive / well-being

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What can religion teach us about Jay-Z?

Hip hop earns a spot in the nation’s top classrooms

Professor Ron Neal  explores connections between hip hop and religion.

Students in professor Ron Neal's religion class explore the connections between hip hop and the stories we've all grown up with as Americans — the idea of the self-made man, the achievement of the American dream and the belief that hard work will lead to the good life.

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Homecoming for Melissa Harris-Perry

Source: Wake Forest Magazine

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Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC host and author, returned this fall to her alma mater as a professor in the politics and international affairs department. In an interview with Wake Forest Magazine, she reflects on her student experience at Wake Forest and why she loves teaching.

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A new home for Campus Kitchen

Celebrating its relocation to a lounge in the heart of campus

Campus Kitchen executive board members and volunteers prepare meals for local residents in its new space in Kitchin Residence Hall.

On Friday, Sept. 19, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University will hold a grand opening for its new home in the heart of campus. Officially opening its doors in 2006, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest has continued to grow every year since.

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Wake Forest's World Cultural Festival

Celebration offers variety of ethnic music, dance, food and fun - Sep. 29th, 2014

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A Wake Forest University tradition raises money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund - Sep. 24th, 2014

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“Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico” - Sep. 22nd, 2014

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