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Conference on women and girls of color

On April 29 and 30 the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest will host a national gathering focused on advancing justice for women and girls of color, bringing together researchers, practitioners, and policymakers.

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Beyond Bathrooms

“I can assure you that Wake Forest University’s commitment to building an inclusive and equitable community is unwavering.” This affirming statement from Wake Forest’s Chief Diversity Officer Barbee Oakes has provided a supportive refrain for LGBTQ students, faculty, staff and visitors since HB2 became law in March.

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WFU alumni fight childhood hunger

Hundreds of Wake Forest alumni across the country will work to address issues of hunger and food insecurity in 30 cities from Boston to Los Angeles on Pro Humanitate Day April 9.

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Expert on human longevity to deliver Voices of Our Time address

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: WFU hosts NC Science Olympiad tournament

(WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., – Feb. 25, 2016) – Nearly 400 local middle and high school students will gather for the N.C. Science Olympiad tournament at Wake Forest University on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is the first year the regional competition for students interested in math and science will be held […]

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Celebrating the ‘Year of the Monkey’

Wake Forest hosted a Chinese New Year Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 13, for Wake Foresters and the Winston-Salem community. The holiday is dedicated to honoring family and ancestors, as well as coming together as a family to feast.

Media Advisory: Truth, lies and politics panel

What: A panel discussion on important topics including the impact of media in our democracy and citizens’ obligations to be informed about issues such as the human impact on climate change or the causes of economic inequality. Who: Moderated by Melissa Harris-Perry, Presidential Endowed Professor in Politics and International Affairs, panelists include: Naomi Oreskes – […]

The former Davis House now houses the Pro Humanitate Institute and the Anna Julia Cooper Center.

New moves transcend boundaries

From the Brookstown area to Innovation Quarter, Wake Forest is making a series of moves that aim to expand the University’s engagement with the surrounding community in addition to its geographic footprint.

Wake Forest University hosts its 51st annual Moravian Lovefeast holiday celebration in Wait Chapel on Sunday, December 6, 2015.

Relive #WFULovefeast

Holiday decorations, music and the smell of sweet coffee filled Wait Chapel as more than 2,400 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 51st Annual Lovefeast. Relive the event through a photo story or through the social media posts below:

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Strong global ties affirm community

A recent report ranks Wake Forest highly according to its percentage of students studying abroad, affirming the importance of a close-knit campus community at home and abroad in light of recent terror attacks in Paris.