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Media Advisory: WFU Event Highlights International Climate Talks

The local community is invited to attend “Roadmap to Paris: Your Guide to the International Climate Talks” on Nov. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Broyhill Auditorium, located in Farrell Hall. Wake Forest faculty experts Miles Silman, biology professor, law professor John Knox, and Justin Catanoso provide a guided tour of the likely trajectory […]

Media Advisory: Bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Wake Forest University

Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for the Atlantic and author of The New York Times bestseller, “Between the World and Me,” will speak Nov. 17 at Wake Forest University. Part of the University’s Voices of Our Time speaker series, the talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The event is free and open to the public, […]

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Bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Wake Forest

Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic and author of The New York Times bestseller, “Between the World and Me,” will speak Nov. 17 at Wake Forest.

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Investing in faculty salaries and student services pays off for grads

Investing in faculty salaries and student services yield key returns, including better undergraduate employment outcomes, according to new research from Wake Forest University.

More than 800 local children visited Wake Forest University to trick-or-treat during this year's Project Pumpkin event.

Project Pumpkin: Sharing the community spirit

Project Pumpkin moved indoors to Reynolds Gymnasium due to rain, but spirits weren’t dampened as trick-or-treaters enjoyed “Under the Sea” themed booths and games along with performances from various student groups and dance teams.

Media Advisory: Location Change: Project Pumpkin to be held in Reynolds Gymnasium

Who: Wake Forest students will host more than 800 Winston-Salem area children from local agencies for Halloween fun (2014 Flickr gallery). This year’s festival will have an “Under the Sea” theme based on popular movies and television shows such as The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo and Spongebob Squarepants. What: Wake Forest students dressed in Halloween costumes will […]

Media Advisory: Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico

Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology’s annual exhibition, “Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico,” is open through Dec. 11. The museum has been offering Day of the Dead exhibits and programming for more than 20 years. As Day of the Dead imagery becomes more prevalent in Halloween decorations and costumes in the United […]

Media Advisory: Civil Rights Activist & Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Dolores Huerta to speak at Wake Forest

Dolores Huerta, civil rights activist, will speak on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. in Annenberg Forum of Carswell Hall. An early labor leader and member of the United Farm Workers, Huerta has devoted much of her life to working to find a solution for economic injustice. She has won various awards for her commitment […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest Home to New Indonesian Gamelan

There’s a new percussion ensemble in Winston-Salem, N.C., playing the gamelan — a collection of instruments that very few have seen or heard played. Thanks to music professor and expert gamelan player Elizabeth Clendinning, Wake Forest is the owner of a rare, custom designed, hand-carved, hand-painted gamelan commissioned by the University and made in Bali […]

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Wake Forest home to new Indonesian gamelan

Thanks to music professor and expert gamelan player Elizabeth Clendinning, Wake Forest is the owner of a rare, custom designed, hand-carved, hand-painted gamelan commissioned by the University and made in Bali.