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Media Advisory: Wake Forest desk-painting event postponed to April 16

Wake Forest University students will gather on Manchester Plaza from 3 to 7 p.m. on April 16 to paint desks for local elementary students. This annual service project began on campus in 2004 and is called Developing Education through Student Knowledge (D.E.S.K). The goal is to provide desks, chairs and school supplies to children in the Winston-Salem community who […]

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Community & faith

Gail Bretan discusses Jewish life on campus, the importance of making connections with other people, and the inclusivity of the upcoming Passover Seder.

Media Advisory: MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry to join Wake Forest University faculty

MSNBC television host, award-winning scholar and Wake Forest University alumna Melissa Harris-Perry (‘94) will return this summer to her alma mater as a chaired professor. Host of the popular MSNBC show “Melissa Harris-Perry,” she joins Wake Forest’s Politics and International Affairs department from Tulane University, where she has served as a political science professor since […]

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Melissa Harris-Perry to join faculty

MSNBC television host, political thought leader and Wake Forest University alumna Melissa Harris-Perry (‘94) will return this summer to her alma mater as a chaired professor.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest students decorate desks for children

Wake Forest University students will gather on Manchester Plaza from 3 to 7 p.m.on April 15 to paint desks for local elementary students. This annual service project began on campus in 2004 and is called Developing Education through Student Knowledge (D.E.S.K). The goal is to provide desks, chairs and school supplies to children in the Winston-Salem community who […]

Media Advisory: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina partners with Wake Forest University to promote health and well-being

With support from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), Wake Forest University aims to transform the way college campuses approach well-being and become a model for others in higher education. A $3 million gift from BCBSNC will help Wake Forest create a campus community dedicated to well-being and support initiatives across eight […]

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$3 million gift promotes well-being

With support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), Wake Forest aims to transform the way college campuses approach well-being and become a model for others in higher education.

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A programmer’s approach to problem solving

An iPhone app developed by a team of Wake Forest freshmen could one day enable patrons at campus restaurants to vote for what songs play over the speakers.

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Capturing stories

“Songs of Hope,” which chronicles the lives of a group of homeless women, will screen at RiverRun International Film Festival on April 11 at the Hanesbrands Theatre.

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Manning named new basketball coach

Danny Manning, one of the most accomplished college basketball players in the history of the sport, has been named the head coach at Wake Forest University. Athletics Director Ron Wellman made the announcement today.