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Freshman Sammy Moorin has enjoyed her first-year seminar class, Deconstructing Beyoncé.

Going above and Beyoncé

A popular first-year seminar in English gives students opportunity to use a pop singer’s life and music as a kaleidoscope to look at topics like body image, privacy and feminism.

Media Advisory: Jump-start exam week catching Zs in the library

Instead of an endless supply of coffee, jitters and lack of sleep during exam week, students at Wake Forest University will cram on naps, relaxation and technology-free zones in an unlikely place… a newly-created “ZieSta Room” in the Z. Smith Reynolds (ZSR) Library. Research shows that even 15-minute naps can increase retention, focus and productivity. So, […]

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Accountancy grads rank top in nation

Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy program have achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the CPA exam for the 12th time since 1997, more than any other university during the same time period.

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A treasured holiday tradition

On Sunday, Dec. 7, Wake Foresters, near and far, will celebrate the 50th Annual Wake Forest Lovefeast, the largest Moravian-style lovefeast in North America and a favorite Wake Forest tradition.

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Building community from scratch

The busiest time of year at the Campus Kitchen is the week before Thanksgiving as students, faculty and staff come together for Turkeypalooza. Now in its 8th year, Turkeypalooza is a week-long event in which more than 150 volunteers cook locally-sourced Thanksgiving dinners for food-insecure Triad-area residents.

Wake Forest physics professor Timo Thonhauser, center, demonstrates an alternative energy source to elementary school students at Sciworks.

Hands on with hydrogen

Schoolchildren visiting SciWorks science museum learn hands-on about alternative fuels like hydrogen with help from associate professor of physics Timo Thonhauser.

Expert Available: Immigration Reform via Executive Order

Peter Siavelis, politics professor and director of Wake Forest University’s Latin American and Latino Studies program, is available to comment on the immigration plan President Obama plans to present tonight. Siavelis is an expert on Latino immigration to the United States and co-editor of Getting Immigration Right: What Every American Needs to Know. His comments were […]

Media Advisory: Hands on with hydrogen

Who and What: Timo Thonhauser, Wake Forest University associate professor of physics, will conduct an interactive outreach program at SciWorks to teach school children about using alternative fuels like hydrogen. One of the highlights is a hydrogen fuel cell car that allows students to separate water into hydrogen and oxygen to form a gas that will power […]

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Making international study a priority

Wake Forest University ranks third among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors report recently published by the Institute of International Education.

Media Advisory: The 50th Annual Wake Forest University Lovefeast

Who and What: In 1965, Moravian student Jane Sherrill Stroupe (‘67) organized the first lovefeast at Wake Forest University with 200 students. Fifty years later, the Wake Forest Lovefeast is the largest Moravian-style lovefeast in North America and a favorite University and community tradition (2013 Flickr gallery). Stroupe, who will give the Moravian blessing at the 50th Annual Lovefeast, will be […]