The Wake Forest community commemorated 181 years since the University’s founding at Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 19. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.
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.
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.
Justice. Politics. Access. Quality. Insecurity. Production. Deserts. Sustainability. One word that connects all of these words is FOOD. At Wake Forest, references to these terms – food justice, food quality, food politics – can be found everywhere, woven into the fabric of students’ lives through their course work, extra-curricular activities and service learning opportunities.
Research Day is a highlight of the academic year, showcasing the personal interaction and intellectual exchange between students and faculty.
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.
On Friday, Sept. 19, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University will hold a grand opening for its new home in the heart of campus. Officially opening its doors in 2006, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest has continued to grow every year since.
Today’s campus-wide introduction of “Thrive,” the University’s comprehensive approach to wellbeing, features fun activities to get people thinking and talking about serious topics such as financial planning, work satisfaction, intellectual engagement, emotional health and spirituality.
The School of Divinity’s convocation address was given by the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, which was the inaugural event of the Mac Bryan Prophetic Preaching Series that honors the late George McLeod “Mac” Bryan, Sr., who was a professor of religion for 37 years.
In his 18th year of documenting life at Wake Forest, award-winning University Photographer Ken Bennett has a unique, but long-term perspective of the University.