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‘Hit the Bricks’ marks 35th year of student-funded cancer research

Brian Piccolo Cancer Fund has raised more than $2 million since 1980

"Hit the Bricks" marks the start of events supporting the 35th anniversary of the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, the student-launched charity has raised more than $2 million since 1980 to support cancer research.

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Undergraduate Classes in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter


Wake Forest University has confirmed plans to offer undergraduate academic programs in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, a division of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The University has leased space in a former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company building adjacent to the planned home of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, to accommodate classrooms and laboratories for innovative undergraduate science programs.

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Brad Paisley to perform at WFU


Country music superstar Brad Paisley will perform a free concert on Manchester Plaza for the Wake Forest University community on Saturday, Oct. 10.

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WFU researcher receives $6 million grant, largest in university history

Knee osteoarthritis experts will explore success of community-based programs

Shannon Mihalko, Steve Messier and Gary Miller are health and exercise science faculty involved in knee osteoarthritis research.

A $6 million federal grant, the largest ever awarded to Wake Forest University, will enable health and exercise science researchers to further study knee osteoarthritis and successful treatment measures in community-based settings.

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Tamping down test anxiety

A "wordle" was created from all the "I am most anxious about...." papers that students tossed into the Beaker-O-Fear of fear.

Science faculty and the Learning Assistance Center have teamed up to help first-year students deal with anxiety over their first college science exams with a three-part workshop.

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Rue appears before congressional committee

VP for Campus Life addresses preventing and responding to sexual assault

VP for Campus Life Penny Rue's testimony on Sept. 10, 2015

Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue was one of four panelists who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce Training about “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses” on Sept. 10.

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