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A programmer’s approach to problem solving

An iPhone app developed by a team of Wake Forest freshmen could one day enable patrons at campus restaurants to vote for what songs play over the speakers.

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Building a personal leadership style

Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy told a standing-room-only crowd that leading people works best when you stay true to yourself — which was sometimes a challenge for the soft-spoken man who made his career in the NFL.

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.

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Basketball and books

Talking about sports on Thursday afternoons is helping a group of high school students become better readers. Education professor Alan Brown and graduate student Jordan Daniels (’14) started a sports and literacy group for students at Southwest Guilford High School.

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Hitting the right note

The 37th Giles-Harris Competitions in Musical Performance have grown into a major event for Wake Forest’s pianists, singers, and instrumentalists.

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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.

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Exploring careers, making connections

From Times Square to Brooklyn to Queens, 60 Wake Forest students covered miles of sidewalk and subway lines exploring careers in media, fashion and retail, public relations and advertising, and the arts. Watch videos from the trip and find out what they learned.

Wake Forest sophomore Tim Lee ('16) demonstrates the robot arm that he has programmed to paint pictures, in Huffman Residence Hall on Friday, January 24, 2014.

Painting robot lends surgeons a hand

Would you let an artist perform life-saving surgery on you? You might someday, if the artist is a painting robot. Timothy Lee (’16) built a robotic painting arm that could one day lend doctors a hand in practicing complex, robot-assisted surgeries without having to step foot in an operating room.

Filmmakers Steve James, Peter Gilbert and Frederick Marx. 
Photo credit: Sundance Film Festival.

‘Hoop Dreams:’ 20th anniversary

Hoop Dreams won numerous awards, but as Peter Gilbert explains, it was the story that made Hoop Dreams live on, not the technology.

Seniors Erin Hellmann and Logan Healy-Tuke, student co-founders of The Ashley Explorers Saturday Academy.

Student Storytellers: Saturdays with math and jicama

Erin Hellmann (’14) and Logan Healy-Tuke (’14) founded The Ashley Explorers Saturday Academy to strengthen the reading and math skills of elementary students in Winston-Salem.