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Anna Julia Cooper Center launches Freedom School for local children

June 22, 2017  |   Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Students can lose two months of reading skills in the summer and spend up to six weeks in the fall relearning what they lost. The new Freedom School program at Wake Forest University aims to keep children’s reading skills sharp all summer.

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Father’s Day: WFU expert available on ‘Dadvertising,’ divorce & more

June 8, 2017  |   Faculty

Wake Forest education professor Linda Nielsen is an ideal expert source for Father’s Day stories. For more than 25 years, Nielsen has taught “Fathers and Daughters,” the only known college class in the country devoted exclusively to dad-daughter relationships.


How to be good: Finding a beacon for moral growth

May 23, 2017  |   Faculty, Research, Student

The Beacon Project is a three-year project, which launched in 2015 with a $3.9 million grant from the Templeton Religion Trust. The project has awarded grants to 21 researchers around the world in psychology, philosophy and theology.


WFU awards and recognitions briefs

May 22, 2017  |   Faculty, Recognition, Staff

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

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Robert Mueller named special counsel

May 18, 2017  |   Faculty

Katy Harriger, author of “The Special Prosecutor in American Politics,” can comment on the appointment of a special counsel for an investigation of ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

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