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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.

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Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is one of China’s largest holiday celebrations and emphasizes family and tradition. This year marks the year of the sheep, which is known for being gentle, sensitive and creative.

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Interfaith focus

Leaders from Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to building and sustaining interfaith initiatives, are spending time on campus this week meeting with members of the Wake Forest community.

DoSomething.org CEO and founder of Dress for Success Nancy Lublin inspires students to make the world a better place.

Changing the world with $5,000

As part of the Leadership Project, Nancy Lublin, founder of Dress for Success and Dosomething.org, offered advice on launching startups and leading organizations with the purpose of making life better for people in need.

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Committed to making a difference

Associate librarian Hu Womack and seniors Nehemiah Rolle and Joe LeDuc have been named Wake Forest University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners for exemplify Dr. King’s qualities and promoting diversity within the community.

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Pro Humanitate in the ‘City of Joy’

Students are volunteering in Calcutta, India in the spirit of the University’s motto of Pro Humanitate, “for humanity,” by serving, teaching and using what they have learned to make the world better for everyone.

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WFU had an unforgettable 2014

From a commencement speech that the entire country watched to celebrating world-class rankings to honoring new and old traditions, Wake Forest had an unforgettable 2014.

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It’s finals week – take time to ‘ZieSta’

The ZieSta Room encourages the wellbeing of students by having a specified place within the library that allows students to easily take a break from work.