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Media Advisory: WFU-Reynolda Village Trail to Be Closed Dec. 14-23

The paved walkway leading from the University to Reynolda Village will be closed during part of December due to construction projects along the path. The often-used walkway begins on campus just off Faculty Drive, next to Parking Lot S, and winds through a wooded area before reaching Reynolda Village. Erosion repair projects will be taking […]

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Professors attend Paris climate talks

Wake Forest University Professors John Knox and Justin Catanoso are attending the United Nations conference on climate change in Paris, as representatives from more than 190 countries seek to work out a new international agreement on climate change.

Media Advisory: Holidays and toys: Parenting in a gender-neutral age

As the season of gift-giving approaches, child psychology expert and Wake Forest professor Deborah Best shares her insights on recent trends and how moving away from gender stereotypes can benefit young children. As the $22 billion toy industry starts to listen to parents’ concerns and stores like Target announce their removal of the distinction between […]

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Men’s soccer advances to the Elite Eight

On Sunday, the top-seeded Wake Forest men’s soccer team advanced to its first Elite Eight since 2009. The Deacs will face No. 8 Stanford on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. at Spry Stadium.

Media Advisory: Dec. 2: Ari Berman to speak about voting rights at Wake Forest University

Journalist Ari Berman will visit Wake Forest University to discuss voting rights in America on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Berman’s address, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center at 6:30 p.m. He will sign books beginning at 6 p.m. Berman is a contributing writer for The Nation magazine and an Investigative Journalism […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Lovefeast and Lighting of the Quad

Who and What: A lovefeast is a service dedicated to Christian love that seeks to remove social barriers and encourage unity and respect. Luminaries will line Hearn Plaza and Christmas decorations will adorn the Chapel. In 1965, Moravian student Jane Sherrill Stroupe (‘67) organized the first lovefeast at Wake Forest University with 200 students. More […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest Expert: Blocking Syrian Refugees Won’t Make America Safer

Sarah Kenyon Lischer, professor of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest University, is an expert on humanitarian crises, refugees and migration. She can comment on the bill passed by the House introducing new screening standards for Syrian and Iraqi refugees seeking to enter the United States. Lischer has published widely on refugees, migration, humanitarian […]

Media Advisory: International and domestic terrorism expert available

Randall Rogan, an internationally recognized expert in international and domestic terrorism, is available to discuss the terrorist attacks in France. Rogan has worked with the FBI and was a member of the team of analysts that helped identify the Unabomber. A communication professor at Wake Forest University, he spoke last summer at the World Summit […]

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10th annual Turkeypalooza event meets greater need

Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff will prepare and deliver more than 400 Thanksgiving meals for food-insecure Triad-area residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest.

Media Advisory: Turkeypalooza: Thanksgiving meals for the hungry

Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff will prepare and deliver more than 400 Thanksgiving meals for food-insecure Triad-area residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest. Turkeypalooza, which coincides with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (Nov. 15-20), has been hosted by Campus Kitchen for 10 years. “Winston-Salem […]