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A roadmap to success in 2014

WFU's college-to-career experience helps students prepare for life after college

Whether it's an internship with Intel or launching a hotdog vending business or traveling to New York City to learn about the fashion industry, once they discover their personal passions, Wake Forest students find their career paths.

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Art history detectives

Students add historical context to local museum holdings

Junior Kali Vicars, studied the painting "Witch Duck Creek" by Joshua Shaw (1820-1821) at Reynolda House Museum of American Art for her Women and Gender in Early America history course.

History professor Michele Gillespie usually includes class visits to view art in Winston-Salem. This semester, she expanded the idea to benefit both the students in her Women and Gender in Early America course and the local museums.

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It’s finals week – take time to ‘ZieSta’

A new space in the ZSR Library encourages sleep to reduce stress


The ZieSta Room encourages the wellbeing of students by having a specified place within the library that allows students to easily take a break from work.

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The 50th Lovefeast: A celebration around the world


Christmas decorations, music, and the smell of sweet coffee filled Wait Chapel as more than 2,200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 50th Annual Lovefeast.

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School of Medicine to build downtown

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An artist's rendering of the new School of Medicine facility planned for the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

The School of Medicine has announced plans for a new medical education building in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Construction will begin immediately with plans to welcome students in July 2016, coinciding with the introduction of one of the most advanced medical school curriculums in the country.

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Going above and Beyoncé

Freshman Sammy Moorin has enjoyed her first-year seminar class, Deconstructing Beyoncé.

A popular first-year seminar in English gives students opportunity to use a pop singer’s life and music as a kaleidoscope to look at topics like body image, privacy and feminism.

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  • Students ‘Thrive’ at exam time and year round — balancing work and relaxation December 5, 2014
    Recommended Resting:  Napping students — exhausted by long nights of studying for exams or writing term papers — are common in campus libraries. But at Wake Forest University’s Z. Smith Reynolds Library, sleeping students can now be found resting in comfortable recliners, instead of snoring into open textbooks…Wake Forest isn’t just concerned about the stress […]
  • Wake Forest volunteers make Thanksgiving meals for the hungry November 19, 2014
    Wake Forest volunteers make meals for the hungry: This week more than 150 Wake Forest students, faculty and staff volunteers will cook about 400 made-from-scratch Thanksgiving meals and deliver them to nonprofit partner agencies who serve food-insecure residents in the Triad.
  • Wake Forest featured in segment on test-optional admissions November 12, 2014
    More colleges dropping the SAT requirement: Each fall, high school seniors nationwide begin the college application process, and many worry their SAT/ACT test scores will overshadow their academic achievements and talents. CBS Evening News featured first-year student Natalie Casimir in a story about the increasing number of colleges and universities making the SAT optional. In […]