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Blue-footed boobies’ survival threatened

Blue-footed boobies are on the decline in the Galápagos. A new study shows a low-sardine diet could be the reason behind the 50 percent drop in population.

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Desk decorating for kids

Students from across campus teamed up with 47 children from Old Town Elementary to paint desks designed for each individual child. Flowers and movie characters were popular decorations.

Media Advisory: 2014 N.C. Family Business of the Year award winners announced

Wake Forest University Family Business Center and Business North Carolina have named Schiffman’s Jeweler’s, K&W Cafeterias, Rose Chauffeured Transportation and Carolina Management Team the 2014 N.C. Family Business of the Year award winners. Recipients will be recognized at the sixth annual awards celebration to be held on May 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Mint […]

Media Advisory: Visual maps provide career direction

While career plans may be crystal clear for some graduating seniors, others can benefit from a new approach Wake Forest is using to help students visualize their post-graduation path. Katharine Brooks, Wake Forest University’s executive director of personal and career development, helps people navigate their career paths with wandering maps — or vision boards — […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest desk-painting event postponed to April 16

Wake Forest University students will gather on Manchester Plaza from 3 to 7 p.m. on April 16 to paint desks for local elementary students. This annual service project began on campus in 2004 and is called Developing Education through Student Knowledge (D.E.S.K). The goal is to provide desks, chairs and school supplies to children in the Winston-Salem community who […]

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Community & faith

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

Media Advisory: MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry to join Wake Forest University faculty

MSNBC television host, award-winning scholar and Wake Forest University alumna Melissa Harris-Perry (‘94) will return this summer to her alma mater as a chaired professor. Host of the popular MSNBC show “Melissa Harris-Perry,” she joins Wake Forest’s Politics and International Affairs department from Tulane University, where she has served as a political science professor since […]

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Melissa Harris-Perry to join faculty

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.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest students decorate desks for children

Wake Forest University students will gather on Manchester Plaza from 3 to 7 p.m.on April 15 to paint desks for local elementary students. This annual service project began on campus in 2004 and is called Developing Education through Student Knowledge (D.E.S.K). The goal is to provide desks, chairs and school supplies to children in the Winston-Salem community who […]

Media Advisory: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina partners with Wake Forest University to promote health and well-being

With support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), Wake Forest University aims to transform the way college campuses approach well-being and become a model for others in higher education. A $3 million gift from BCBSNC will help Wake Forest create a campus community dedicated to well-being and support initiatives across eight dimensions: […]