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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 – […]

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Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle Corporation, to deliver TEDx talk

From cyber security to human trafficking to food safety to Sandy Hook, Wake Forest’s 5th annual TEDxWakeForestU speakers will address various safety and security issues on Saturday, Feb. 20, in Wait Chapel.

Junior psychology major Chizoba Ukairo and Nate French, director of Wake Forest's Magnolia Scholars program for first-generation students have been named MLK "Building the Dream" award winners.

Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Building the Dream’ award winners named for 2016

Junior psychology major Chizoba Ukairo and Director of Wake Forest’s Magnolia Scholars Program Nate French have been named Wake Forest University’s 2016 Martin Luther King “Building the Dream” award winners.

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Daughters of Malcolm X to speak at WFU on MLK Day

Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State are hosting a celebration to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On January 18, Attallah Shabazz and Ilyasah Shabazz, daughters of civil rights icons Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz, will speak in Wait Chapel.

Holiday lights decorate Hearn Plaza at twilight on the morning of Thursday, December 10, 2015.

Looking back at 2015

Wake Forest had a newsworthy 2015, from big dollar research grants, new dean appointments and heartwarming campus traditions that continue to show that Pro Humanitate is more than a motto, it’s a way of being.

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:

Media Advisory: WFU Event Highlights International Climate Talks

The local community is invited to attend “Roadmap to Paris: Your Guide to the International Climate Talks” on Nov. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Broyhill Auditorium, located in Farrell Hall. Wake Forest faculty experts Miles Silman, biology professor, law professor John Knox, and Justin Catanoso provide a guided tour of the likely trajectory […]

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Bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Wake Forest

Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic and author of The New York Times bestseller, “Between the World and Me,” will speak Nov. 17 at Wake Forest.

The LGBTQ Center provides support and advocacy to Wake Forest University’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students, faculty and staff, and education to the entire campus community about issues of gender identity and sexual orientation.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest to host LGBTQ Alumni Conference Oct. 23-24

The LGBTQ Center at Wake Forest University will host “Rising Voices: A Wake Forest LGBTQIA Alumni Conference” Oct. 23-24. The conference aims to bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to discuss current work in LGBTQ scholarship, arts and public policy, provide mentorship to students and create an oral history documentary project. “This […]

Media Advisory: Habitat for Humanity’s Jonathan Reckford to Speak at WFU

Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), an ecumenical Christian housing ministry that has helped more than 5 million people construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes in more than 70 countries, will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. in Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center.  The event is free and open to the public. The speech […]