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Media Advisory: Addition of Biden to political field likened to grocery store aisle: Too many choices

Allan Louden, an expert on political campaigns and debates, can talk about the impact of a presidential run by Vice President Joe Biden. How does a Biden run affect the campaign overall? “Choice is always attractive, until it is time to choose. With so many presidential candidates it is beginning to feel like an aisle […]

Panelists for “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism” included (left to right) Melissa Harris-Perry, Alicia Garza, Bree Newsome, James Ian Tyson and Katon Dawson.

A journey to understanding

On Sept. 2, more than 1,000 people attended “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism,” a panel discussion in Wait Chapel hosted by Wake Forest’s Pro Humanitate Institute.






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WFU launches new program in Barcelona

This fall, 54 students are participating in a new Wake Forest semester-long study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain, through a partnership with the Autonomous University of Barcelona’s (UAB) City Center Campuses.






A team of Wake Forest University researchers prepares to launch The Beacon Project. Photo credit: Timothy Valshtein

Searching for moral superstars

While much national media attention focuses on the moral failures of people in the public spotlight, a team of researchers is searching for moral superstars. A $3.9 million grant will fund The Beacon Project, an initiative to find and define the morally exceptional.






Media Advisory: Wake Forest researchers awarded $3.9 million to study moral superstars

While much national media attention focuses on the moral failures of people in the public spotlight, a team of researchers at Wake Forest University is searching for moral superstars. A $3.9 million grant from the Templeton Religion Trust will fund The Beacon Project, a three-year initiative to find and define the morally exceptional and better […]

Media Advisory: $3.9 million grant supports search for moral superstars

While much national media attention focuses on the moral failures of people in the public spotlight, a team of researchers at Wake Forest University is searching for moral superstars. A $3.9 million grant from the Templeton Religion Trust will fund The Beacon Project, a three-year initiative to find and define the morally exceptional and better […]

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Arrive and Thrive

On the first day of classes, “Arrive and Thrive” featured dozens of fun and thought-provoking activities designed to inform and inspire the campus community about how to lead healthier, more balanced lives.






Media Advisory: Wake Forest celebrates wellbeing with campus-wide festival

On Aug. 25, Wake Forest University will demonstrate its commitment to wellbeing with a campus-wide event called “Arrive and Thrive” for faculty, staff and students. From 4 to 6 p.m. on Manchester Plaza, the event will feature dozens of fun and thought-provoking activities designed to inform and inspire the campus community to think differently about how to lead […]

Media Advisory: WFU hosts panel on the Confederate flag

The Pro Humanitate Institute at Wake Forest University will host a panel discussion called “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism” on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 6-7 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The panel will include: Katon Dawson – Dawson was first elected Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party in 2002, was unanimously re-elected […]

Graduate student Morgan Burnette studies how archerfish spit water at food targets.

Aquatic hunger games

Wake Forest researchers study how archerfish, known as nature’s sharpshooters, spit water from their mouths to dislodge insects in the mangroves.