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Students explore avenues of learning outside of the classroom.

Getting a jump start on college

LENS@Wake Forest offers interactive classroom learning, hands-on work with community and campus partners, and more for high school students.

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More space for living and learning

A new freshman residence hall planned for the south side of campus is one of many construction projects currently taking place on campus.

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Colbert: ‘Give yourself extra credit’

For senior Margaret Mulkerrin, comedian and late night television host Stephen Colbert offered the perfect advice for the Class of 2015. “Do yourself a favor: Be an easy grader. Score yourself on a curve. Give yourself extra credit.”

Senior art major Kristi Chan is offering photos for purchase to support Nepali relief efforts.

Wake Foresters support Nepal

Anthropology students who conducted research in Besisahar, Nepal, located only a couple of miles from the epicenter of the earthquake that devastated the region on April 25, are leading relief efforts in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.

Student organizers of Hoda Kotb's campus visit get backstage access.

Hoda on humor and happiness

Hoda Kotb, Today Show co-host, shared career and personal experiences, offering nuggets of wisdom that appealed to everyone in the Wait Chapel audience, from graduating seniors to community book clubs.

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Painting with a purpose

The campus community took a break from class and the work week to focus on wellbeing and service through painting. Some painted for relaxation, while others painted desks for local elementary school children.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest students decorate desks for children

Wake Forest University students will gather Thursday, April 23 from 3 to 7 p.m. on Poteat Field to paint desks for local elementary students. This annual service project began on campus in 2000 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 […]

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Activism and the environment

Severe drought, rising seas and dangerous storms — activist Mary Robinson says the world must act in solidarity for climate justice. No country alone can protect its citizens.

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Michele Gillespie named Dean of the College

Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College. She will begin serving as dean July 1.

Student groups present their projects during the final round of the Deac Tank competition. Nia Evans, Diana Halloran, Lauren Formica, Sarah Hoyle, and McKenzie Ziegler shared their idea for The Incubator: A Social Justice Lounge.

Swimming in the DEAC Tank

With a five-minute time limit, $1,500 on the line and four judges ready to ask tough questions, junior Tai Hensley and her team entered the Deac Tank to pitch their proposal.