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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 […]


‘Hit the Bricks’ marks 35th year of student-funded cancer research

“Hit the Bricks” marks the start of events supporting the 35th anniversary of the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, the student-launched charity has raised more than $2 million since 1980 to support cancer research.


Brad Paisley to perform at WFU

Country music superstar Brad Paisley will perform a free concert on Manchester Plaza for the Wake Forest University community on Saturday, Oct. 10.

A "wordle" was created from all the "I am most anxious about...." papers that students tossed into the Beaker-O-Fear of fear.

Tamping down test anxiety

Science faculty and the Learning Assistance Center have teamed up to help first-year students deal with anxiety over their first college science exams with a three-part workshop.

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.


Arrive and Thrive

On the first day of classes, “Arrive and Thrive” featured dozens of fun and thought-provoking activities designed to inform and inspire the campus community about how to lead healthier, more balanced lives.

Student Lindsay Gilliland ('18), left, works with Sara Cromwell at the MOA.

Cabinet of Curiosities

Four WFU student employees get a chance to take complete control of a new MOA exhibit.

Student organizers of Hoda Kotb's campus visit get backstage access.

Hoda on humor and happiness

Hoda Kotb, Today Show co-host, shared career and personal experiences, offering nuggets of wisdom that appealed to everyone in the Wait Chapel audience, from graduating seniors to community book clubs.


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.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest students decorate desks for children

Wake Forest University students will gather Thursday, April 23 from 3 to 7 p.m. on Poteat Field to paint desks for local elementary students. This annual service project began on campus in 2000 and is called Developing Education through Student Knowledge (D.E.S.K). The goal is to provide desks, chairs and school supplies to children in the Winston-Salem […]