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Media Advisory: Dec. 2: Ari Berman to speak about voting rights at Wake Forest University

Journalist Ari Berman will visit Wake Forest University to discuss voting rights in America on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Berman’s address, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center at 6:30 p.m. He will sign books beginning at 6 p.m. Berman is a contributing writer for The Nation magazine and an Investigative Journalism […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Lovefeast and Lighting of the Quad

Who and What: A lovefeast is a service dedicated to Christian love that seeks to remove social barriers and encourage unity and respect. Luminaries will line Hearn Plaza and Christmas decorations will adorn the Chapel. In 1965, Moravian student Jane Sherrill Stroupe (‘67) organized the first lovefeast at Wake Forest University with 200 students. More […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest Expert: Blocking Syrian Refugees Won’t Make America Safer

Sarah Kenyon Lischer, professor of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest University, is an expert on humanitarian crises, refugees and migration. She can comment on the bill passed by the House introducing new screening standards for Syrian and Iraqi refugees seeking to enter the United States. Lischer has published widely on refugees, migration, humanitarian […]

Media Advisory: International and domestic terrorism expert available

Randall Rogan, an internationally recognized expert in international and domestic terrorism, is available to discuss the terrorist attacks in France. Rogan has worked with the FBI and was a member of the team of analysts that helped identify the Unabomber. A communication professor at Wake Forest University, he spoke last summer at the World Summit […]

Media Advisory: Turkeypalooza: Thanksgiving meals for the hungry

Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff will prepare and deliver more than 400 Thanksgiving meals for food-insecure Triad-area residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest. Turkeypalooza, which coincides with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (Nov. 15-20), has been hosted by Campus Kitchen for 10 years. “Winston-Salem […]

White House & WFU to Co-host Summit on Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color

Tomorrow the White House Council on Women and Girls and the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University will co-host a daylong summit on Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color, hosting a range of stakeholders from the academic, private, government and philanthropic sectors who are committed to increasing opportunity and empowerment for women and girls […]

Media Advisory: WFU Event Highlights International Climate Talks

The local community is invited to attend “Roadmap to Paris: Your Guide to the International Climate Talks” on Nov. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Broyhill Auditorium, located in Farrell Hall. Wake Forest faculty experts Miles Silman, biology professor, law professor John Knox, and Justin Catanoso provide a guided tour of the likely trajectory […]

Media Advisory: Bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Wake Forest University

Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for the Atlantic and author of The New York Times bestseller, “Between the World and Me,” will speak Nov. 17 at Wake Forest University. Part of the University’s Voices of Our Time speaker series, the talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The event is free and open to the public, […]

Media Advisory: Location Change: Project Pumpkin to be held in Reynolds Gymnasium

Who: Wake Forest students will host more than 800 Winston-Salem area children from local agencies for Halloween fun (2014 Flickr gallery). This year’s festival will have an “Under the Sea” theme based on popular movies and television shows such as The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo and Spongebob Squarepants. What: Wake Forest students dressed in Halloween costumes will […]

Media Advisory: Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico

Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology’s annual exhibition, “Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico,” is open through Dec. 11. The museum has been offering Day of the Dead exhibits and programming for more than 20 years. As Day of the Dead imagery becomes more prevalent in Halloween decorations and costumes in the United […]