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Students explore avenues of learning outside of the classroom.

Getting a jump start on college

LENS@Wake Forest offers interactive classroom learning, hands-on work with community and campus partners, and more for high school students.

A top of the world view.

Food, fitness in foreign lands

Bikes, hikes, huts and hostels are key ingredients of a global travel course for students to learn about different cultures, cuisines and physical activity.

Rob Musci ('12) credits his health and exercise science professors and his studies in Venice for putting him on the path to a Fulbright.

World ambassadors

Studying in Venice and conducting research with health and exercise science professors Peter Brubaker and Anthony Marsh set Robert Musci (’12) on a course toward winning a Fulbright research grant for the 2015-2016 academic year. He was among nine seniors and recent graduates to receive grants.

Senior art major Kristi Chan is offering photos for purchase to support Nepali relief efforts.

Wake Foresters support Nepal

Anthropology students who conducted research in Besisahar, Nepal, located only a couple of miles from the epicenter of the earthquake that devastated the region on April 25, are leading relief efforts in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.

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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.

Photo credit: Charles Ommanney for MSNBC

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.