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Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is one of China’s largest holiday celebrations and emphasizes family and tradition. This year marks the year of the sheep, which is known for being gentle, sensitive and creative.

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Pro Humanitate in the ‘City of Joy’

Students are volunteering in Calcutta, India in the spirit of the University’s motto of Pro Humanitate, “for humanity,” by serving, teaching and using what they have learned to make the world better for everyone.

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Making international study a priority

Wake Forest University ranks third among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors report recently published by the Institute of International Education.

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Reporting from abroad

Molly Dutmers is one of 14 students reporting from Europe with Wake Forest’s first journalism class abroad. She is also Wake Forest’s third recipient of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting’s student fellowship. Her travels will take her to France, Italy and Malta to report on why church attendance is at an all-time low.

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Blue-footed boobies’ survival threatened

Blue-footed boobies are on the decline in the Galápagos. A new study shows a low-sardine diet could be the reason behind the 50 percent drop in population.

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Melissa Harris-Perry to join faculty

MSNBC television host, political thought leader and Wake Forest University alumna Melissa Harris-Perry (‘94) will return this summer to her alma mater as a chaired professor.

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Fifty-two concert choir members, across multiple majors and years, gave four performances during the department of music’s eight-day tour of Ireland over spring break.

Stretching about 25 miles long and located about 50 miles off the coast of Belize, Lighthouse Reef Atoll is one of the most pristine marine environments in the Caribbean Sea due to its remote location.

Diving into biodiversity

Lighthouse Reef Atoll is one of the most pristine marine environments in the Caribbean Sea due to its remote location. Students taking an Ecology and Conservation of Coral Reefs class spent their spring break exploring the Atoll’s startling array of biodiversity.

Happy Chinese New Year

A different animal represents each year in the Chinese zodiac calendar, and 2014 is the year of the horse. Wake Forest hosted a Chinese New Year celebration at The Barn for students, faculty, staff and the Winston-Salem community.

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Student Storyteller: A ticket to Prague

One theatre class led Johanna Beach (’15) on an amazing journey to Prague. Now assistant director of “Embers and Stars,” she is sharing the story of Petr Ginz, who was a young teen during the Holocaust.