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.
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.
Junior Bailey Godwin reflects upon her semester abroad in New Zealand and Cambodia, where she combined her passion for neuroscience research and her dedication to Pro Humanitate.
Wake Forest students, alumni, faculty and staff remember Nelson Mandela, an icon of freedom who embodied the spirit of Pro Humanitate, and reflect upon his influence on their own lives.
Wearing silk saris and carrying parasols, Sonalee’s New Generation Dance Company brought “Bollywood” dance styles to campus during Wake Forest’s fifth annual World Cultural Festival. Watch video of the event.
This summer, junior Alex Buchholz lived in Azerbaijan and studied the relationship of energy and political outcomes in Central Asia. His research focused on the political ‘game’ newly independent states, Russia, and the United States have played over the control of oil and gas reserves.
When Jacqueline Sutherland, a senior political science major and incoming Student Government president, moved to Washington, D.C. this summer to intern for the Fox News weekend program, “America’s News Headquarters,” she never imagined her Wake Forest study abroad experience would translate into a national news story idea and so much more.
Attending the international premiere of “The Great Gatsby” was an incredible opportunity for junior Marshall Shaffer. But the lessons he learned as an intern at the Cannes Film Festival will be helpful wherever his future career takes him.
Students from around the world have been exploring social justice as part of the International Baccalaureate World Student Conference. Wake Forest is the first American university to host the event.
Casa Artom, Wake Forest’s residential study center on Venice’s Grand Canal, became a gathering place for artists, curators, collectors and art critics during the opening of La Biennale di Venezia this summer.