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Imagining the next ‘big idea’

James Beshara (’08), CEO and co-founder of Crowdtilt, a social group-funding platform, came to campus to meet with student innovators and shared ideas with faculty on how to prepare students to launch start-ups after graduation.

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A legacy of peace

Wake Forest students, alumni, faculty and staff remember Nelson Mandela, an icon of freedom who embodied the spirit of Pro Humanitate, and reflect upon his influence on their own lives.

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Students fight hunger for children

Students at the School of Business turned an assignment about food insecurity and hunger in Forsyth County into a competition that raised $20,000 to feed school children over the holiday break. They presented a check to Forsyth Backpack, a nonprofit agency founded by School of Law professor Barbara Lentz.

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Life in prehistoric rural communities

Carrying shovels, screens and other equipment, 12 students trekked across a tobacco field along the Yadkin River to reach an archaeological site where they began finding artifacts more than 500 years old.

Wake Forest students cook and deliver made-from-scratch Thanksgiving dinners to food-insecure local residents during the annual Turkeypalooza.

Turkeypalooza: A week of Thanksgiving

Wake Forest students cook and deliver made-from-scratch Thanksgiving dinners to local residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen.

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O’Connell named Rhodes Scholar

Wake Forest graduate James M. O’Connell has been named a Rhodes Scholar. O’Connell, who is from Tampa, Fla., graduated summa cum laude in May 2013 with a bachelor of arts in politics and international affairs. He plans to complete a masters in public policy.

Media Advisory: 2013 WFU graduate James M. O’Connell named Rhodes Scholar

Wake Forest graduate James M. O’Connell has been named a Rhodes Scholar. O’Connell, who is from Tampa, Fla., graduated summa cum laude in May 2013 with a bachelor of arts in politics and international affairs. He plans to complete a masters in public policy. O’Connell is among 32 Americans chosen by the Rhodes Trust on […]

Media Advisory: The 49th Lovefeast: A Wake Forest Holiday Tradition

Who and What: Since 1965, Wake Forest University has annually held a lovefeast, a unique tradition of the Moravian community. More than 2,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members will gather for the 49th annual Christmas Lovefeast – the largest single lovefeast in North America – and candlelight service (2012 video). Luminaries will line […]

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Afternoon at the improv

The theatre and counseling departments have partnered, through an IPLACe-funded initiative led by Phil Clarke and Sharon Andrews, so undergraduate theatre students can sharpen their improvisational acting and counseling students can gain realistic counseling experience.

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From one forest to another

A flying, insect-like robot built and tested by biology graduate student Max Messinger and a team of WFU researchers will give an unprecedented look at Peru’s tropical cloud forest, one of the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems and a key indicator of global climate change.