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Undergraduate Classes in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

Wake Forest University has confirmed plans to offer undergraduate academic programs in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, a division of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The University has leased space in a former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company building adjacent to the planned home of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, to accommodate classrooms and laboratories for innovative undergraduate science programs.

Panelists for “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism” included (left to right) Melissa Harris-Perry, Alicia Garza, Bree Newsome, James Ian Tyson and Katon Dawson.

A journey to understanding

On Sept. 2, more than 1,000 people attended “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism,” a panel discussion in Wait Chapel hosted by Wake Forest’s Pro Humanitate Institute.


Good wears black

On May 9, Wake Foresters from across the country worked together to fight childhood hunger on Pro Humanitate Day.


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.

Maya Angelou began teaching at Wake Forest as Reynolds Professor of American Studies in 1981.

Celebrating Maya Angelou’s legacy

Wake Forest and the Winston-Salem community celebrated the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. The celebration was inspired by a Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies class project.


A treasured holiday tradition

On Sunday, Dec. 7, Wake Foresters, near and far, will celebrate the 50th Annual Wake Forest Lovefeast, the largest Moravian-style lovefeast in North America and a favorite Wake Forest tradition.


Building community from scratch

The busiest time of year at the Campus Kitchen is the week before Thanksgiving as students, faculty and staff come together for Turkeypalooza. Now in its 8th year, Turkeypalooza is a week-long event in which more than 150 volunteers cook locally-sourced Thanksgiving dinners for food-insecure Triad-area residents.


Project Pumpkin: Carrying on tradition

More than 450 student volunteers welcomed children from nearly 25 local agencies to campus Wednesday afternoon for Project Pumpkin, Wake Forest’s annual student-run Halloween festival.


Wake Forest “Hits the Bricks” for cancer

A Wake Forest tradition, Hit the Bricks is an eight-hour relay race along the brick pathways of Hearn Plaza in honor of Brian Piccolo, a Wake Forest alumnus and Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer at age 26.


Wake Forest’s World Cultural Festival

You might not expect to be able to see a dance performance in West Africa, stop in China for a snack, and then finish up the evening in Italy for a quick game of bocce ball. But thanks to the World Cultural Festival, it is all possible.