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Toxic tiger moth

A battle for evolutionary dominance is raging in Arizona between the tiger moth and the echo-locating bat. New research being done by Wake Forest shows the tiger moth currently has the upper hand.

Maya Angelou

Angelou champions dignified discourse

Award-winning poet, author and Civil Rights activist Maya Angelou encouraged a standing-room only crowd to take individual responsibility for creating a community of kindness and respect. The event marked the first 30 days of a yearlong, campus-wide “Dignity and Respect Campaign.”

Media Advisory: “Creating: Quilts and Crafts of the Lakota”

Twenty eye-dazzling quilts and more than 30 items of apparel and dance regalia, made in the traditional style by 20th-century Lakota artisans, are on display at Wake Forest’s Museum of Anthropology and the Delta Arts Center. What: The exhibition combines two independent but related exhibits: “Creating: Quilts and Crafts of the Lakota” is organized by […]

Moral compass

Character study stands out

From discovering how text messages can help build empathy to figuring out how character and personality affect ethical behavior on the job, the Character Project has led to remarkable advances in the study of human nature, values, morals and decision-making. The next step? Sharing what scholars have learned about character with the public.

From left: Dean of Business Steve Reinemund, Trustee Mary Farrell (P '10) and President Nathan Hatch.

Determination and a dream

Surrounded by friends, family, fellow donors and members of the Wake Forest community, University Trustee Mary Farrell (P ’10) helped dedicate Farrell Hall, the new home for the Wake Forest School of Business. The ceremony marked the fulfillment of the dream she and her late husband, former Trustee Mike Farrell (P ’10, LLD ’13), began three years ago with a $10 million leadership gift.

Media Advisory: “Letterforming”

“Letterforming,” the newest exhibition at Wake Forest University’s Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery, presents a historical overview of the complex development of letters and words. Starting from pictorial beginnings, “Letterforming” traces the evolution of text, typefaces and print and notes the current shift back towards picture-based communications. It highlights historical moments that resulted in […]

Project Pumpkin’s 25th birthday

More than 800 community children from nearly 25 local agencies arrived on campus Wednesday afternoon with costumes and matching smiles to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of Project Pumpkin. At least 750 Wake Forest students volunteered, escorting trick-or-treaters around Hearn Plaza to the festive carnival booths sponsored by 70 different student organizations and academic departments.

Media Advisory: Jim Dunn named aiCIO’s top 100 most influential asset managers worldwide

Wake Forest University Chief Investment Officer Jim Dunn has been named to aiCIO’s 2013 Power 100 list. This is the second year aiCIO, an international finance magazine, has published its list of the 100 most influential asset owners. Dunn is one of only ten endowment managers to make the list. To compile the list, the […]

Media Advisory: Nov. 6: Maya Angelou, Ed Wilson & Johnnetta Cole celebrate Dignity & Respect at Wake Forest University

Award-winning author, renowned poet and Civil Rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou will deliver opening remarks at a celebration of dignity and respect at Wake Forest University on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 3:30 until 4:45 p.m. in Brendle Recital Hall, located in the […]

Media Advisory: Billy Graham: America’s Pastor to turn 95

As Billy Graham’s 95th birthday approaches (Nov. 7), Wake Forest University Divinity School Professor Bill Leonard says Graham remains “an American phenomenon, the most enduring and perhaps the most beloved preacher in American religious history.” Leonard is available to talk about the impact Graham has had on American religion and culture. Leonard says:  “Graham is […]