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Wake Forest to launch first-year study abroad program in Denmark

October 5, 2016  |   Admissions, Arts & Culture, Student, Top Stories

In fall 2017, Wake Forest will send 18 to 20 first-year students to Copenhagen, Denmark, for a new, year-long study abroad program called Global AWAKEnings. The educational experience is a linchpin in the University’s push to help all students see the world through a global lens and better prepare them to lead in the 21st century.


Expert on human longevity to deliver Voices of Our Time address

February 29, 2016  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events, Speakers, Student, Top Stories

Voices of Our Time speaker to discuss the upper limits to human longevity and the pursuit of the scientific means to slow aging in people.

Media Advisory: Feb 11: Terrence J to speak at Wake Forest University

February 11, 2016  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Events, Media Advisory, Speakers, Student

Three-time Emmy nominee Terrence “J” Jenkins will visit Wake Forest University to discuss his experiences on his path to a successful career as a journalist, author, and entertainer on Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. Part of the Journey to Success Speaker Series, his address is free and open to the public, and will take place in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center […]


Student artist paints 20′ wall mural connecting Salamanca and WFU

December 10, 2015  |   Arts & Culture, International, Student, Top Stories

While studying abroad this semester, sophomore and Norfolk, Va., native Meredith Cheatwood painted a sprawling wall mural in Spain that bridges connections between Wake Forest and one of the oldest universities in Europe.


Wake Forest home to new Indonesian gamelan

October 23, 2015  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

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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