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Director of Jewish life discusses Passover, religion and building community

Gail Bretan discusses Jewish life on campus, the importance of making connections with other people, and the inclusivity of the upcoming Passover Seder.

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Melissa Harris-Perry to join faculty

Photo credit: Charles Ommanney for MSNBC

MSNBC television host, political thought leader and Wake Forest University alumna Melissa Harris-Perry (‘94) will return this summer to her alma mater as a chaired professor.

Filed under Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Faculty, Humanities, International, National, Online, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, Teacher-Scholar, Valuing Diversity

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$3 million gift promotes well-being

BCBSNC partners with Wake Forest to create model for health and well-being


With support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), Wake Forest aims to transform the way college campuses approach well-being and become a model for others in higher education.

Filed under Faculty, Staff, Student, Wake Will

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A programmer’s approach to problem solving

Non-major computer programming course teaches freshmen to develop mobile apps


An iPhone app developed by a team of Wake Forest freshmen could one day enable patrons at campus restaurants to vote for what songs play over the speakers.

Filed under Faculty, Mentoring, Online, Personal and Career Development, Pro Humanitate, Research, Student, Teacher-Scholar

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Student documentary earns spot in international film festival


“Songs of Hope,” which chronicles the lives of a group of homeless women, will screen at RiverRun International Film Festival on April 11 at the Hanesbrands Theatre.

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Manning named new basketball coach

Source: Wake Forest Athletics


Danny Manning, one of the most accomplished college basketball players in the history of the sport, has been named the head coach at Wake Forest University. Athletics Director Ron Wellman made the announcement today.

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