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Smithsonian to display WFU research addressing global challenges

September 25, 2017  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has participated in a yearlong process with the Atlantic Coast Conference, partner ACC universities, and the Smithsonian Institution to create the first “ACCelerate: ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival.”

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A big step? Trial will test improvisational dance as dementia therapy

July 13, 2017  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Depending on what generation you belong to, the term “improvisational dance” may conjure up images of beatniks grooving to the beat of bongos in a darkened coffeehouse or the black-clad Dieter gyrating to techno pop in a Sprockets sketch on “Saturday Night Live”.

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Wake Forest MFA student documentary to screen at Cannes

April 18, 2017  |   Arts & Culture, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

“My Garden, No Longer,” a short documentary by Wake Forest graduate student Scott E. Schimmel, has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival.

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‘Big concerts’ bring music and ministry to Wake Forest April 22

April 12, 2017  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Student

Two faith-based singing groups at Wake Forest University will bring ministry and music to campus April 22. Chi Rho, the all-male Christian a cappella group, and the Wake Forest Gospel Choir will perform in separate concerts.

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Students purchase art during WFU’s one-of-a-kind New York art acquisition trip

March 15, 2017  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Once every four years since 1963, Wake Forest students have traveled to New York City over spring break on a Student Union Art Acquisition Trip to purchase art on behalf of the University. They are asked to choose contemporary artwork that reflects the times.

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