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Project Pumpkin: Carrying on tradition

Students, faculty, staff and community celebrate the 26th annual Project Pumpkin

More than 450 student volunteers welcomed children from nearly 25 local agencies to campus Wednesday afternoon for Project Pumpkin, Wake Forest’s annual student-run Halloween festival.

Filed under Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Student

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What can I do with an English major?

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Wake Forest helps students answer questions about the connections between major and career -- giving them confidence as they meet with potential employers and learn how to talk about what talents and skills they bring to the workplace.

Filed under Admissions, Personal and Career Development, Thrive / well-being

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Research Day, a hallmark event

Junior Pierre Duncan explains his chemistry research project.

Research Day is a highlight of the academic year, showcasing the personal interaction and intellectual exchange between students and faculty.

Filed under Events, Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Student

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Through the Google Glass

Wake Forest is experimenting with Google Glass in class

Instruction librarian Amanda Foster adjusts Google Glass for Allie Chambers ('17)

In "Accessing Information in the 21st Century," an instruction librarian incorporates Google Glass into class as a catalyst to research, discuss and explore information-related themes, such as privacy and social responsibility.

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Redefining the Wake Forest MBA

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Wake Forest University School of Business is refocusing how its MBA program is delivered based on the changing needs of the market. School leaders decided that the best value for Wake Forest’s employer partners and students are programs that focus on professional development without interrupting careers.

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Evening the odds

WFU faculty adapt technology to help blind student see math clearly

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Despite losing her vision three years ago, Kathryn Webster entered Wake Forest last fall with the goal of pursuing a dual degree in mathematics and business. Faculty and staff found a novel suite of technologies to help her see math clearly.

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Oct. 30th, 2014

Project Pumpkin: Carrying on tradition

Students, faculty, staff and community celebrate the 26th annual Project Pumpkin - Oct. 30th, 2014

What can I do with an English major?

Oct. 29th, 2014

Research Day, a hallmark event

Oct. 27th, 2014

Through the Google Glass

Wake Forest is experimenting with Google Glass in class - Oct. 24th, 2014

Redefining the Wake Forest MBA

Oct. 22nd, 2014

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    One Sculptor’s Answer to WWI Wounds: Plaster, Coper and Paint: Sometimes art can change how people see the world. But Anna Coleman Ladd made art that changed how the world saw people. It was World War I, and soldiers were coming home from the battlefield with devastating injuries. Those who survived were often left with disfigured […]
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    Harris-Perry returns to WFU to teach: Melissa Harris-Perry, 40, has returned to Wake Forest as faculty member the Department of Politics and International Affairs. She has been named as a Presidential Chair, an endowed position at WFU. She comes to Wake Forest after working for three years as a political-science professor at Tulane University in New […]