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‘Building the Dream’ award winners named at joint MLK celebration

January 23, 2018  |   Events, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

For 18 years, Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University have collaborated to host events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year as part of the joint celebration, author, speaker and Georgetown sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson, delivered the keynote address in Wait Chapel.

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‘Hidden Figures’ author Margot Shetterly to speak at Wake Forest

January 9, 2018  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Margot Lee Shetterly, author of “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race,” will speak at Wake Forest University on Monday, February 5 at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

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MLK Day: Michael Eric Dyson to speak at Wake Forest University

January 5, 2018  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

On Monday, Jan. 22, Michael Eric Dyson will present the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote speech at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

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WFU supporting high-achieving low- and moderate-income students

December 7, 2017  |   Admissions, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Wake Forest University has set ambitious new goals for supporting high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students socially, academically and financially from before they arrive on campus to graduation. The plans were highlighted in today’s New York Times.

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Comfortable with conflict: WFU faculty help students navigate political divisions

October 17, 2017  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Americans are more divided along party lines than ever, according to a new Pew Research Center study. It’s no wonder college campuses across the country are at the center of so much political unrest. At Wake Forest, faculty are making conscious efforts to help students get comfortable with a healthy degree of conflict as part of their academic and personal growth.

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