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Ty Kraniak, who conducted research in Ecuador, is joining the Peace Corps after graduation — launching a career in global public health.

WFU grads are launching careers

Data show 98% of the Class of 2014 are employed or in grad school

With 98 percent of the Class of 2014 either employed or in graduate school, the numbers show that resources invested in career development have measurable results. But the first job after college is just one step in the journey toward a meaningful life.

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Old Gold & Black on the red carpet

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Sophomore Kelly FitzGerald will make her red carpet debut with a supporting role at the Academy Awards in February. She beat out thousands of aspiring filmmakers across the country to become one of six "Team Oscar" winners.

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Flipping for physics

Physics professor Rick Matthews teaches his calculus-based physics class in a flipped setting.

Don’t shake it off. Shake it up. After seven years as chief information officer, professor Rick Matthews found flipping his introductory physics course inspired first-year students and his popular teaching style in new ways.

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Committed to making a difference

‘Building the Dream’ award winners help others be their best

'Building the Dream' award-winners Womack and LeDuc (left to right)

Associate librarian Hu Womack and seniors Nehemiah Rolle and Joe LeDuc have been named Wake Forest University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners for exemplify Dr. King's qualities and promoting diversity within the community.

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Making space for wellbeing

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In 2014, the University launched “Thrive,” a program to help students, faculty and staff develop the skills, knowledge and perspective to maintain a healthy, balanced life. Here is a review of recent wellbeing-related stories and a glimpse of what's ahead for 2015.

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Muuss named men’s head soccer coach

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Former Demon Deacon assistant and current University of Denver head coach Bobby Muuss has been named the head men's soccer coach at Wake Forest University. "We're happy to welcome Bobby back to Wake Forest," said Athletics Director Ron Wellman.

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