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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.


Abramson to speak at Commencement

Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times, will deliver the Commencement address on Monday, May 19. Melissa Rogers, special assistant to the President and executive director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, is the Baccalaureate speaker.


Top 10 Wake Forest news stories of 2013

The announcement that Gwen Ifill would be delivering Wake Forest’s 2013 Commencement address was the No. 10 most-viewed story of the year. Find out what other nine stories were hits .

Michelle Alexander spoke to students in Tribble Hall during her campus visit.

A closer look at who’s behind bars

Seventeen students gathered for a conversation about mass incarceration with civil rights advocate and best-selling author Michelle Alexander before she presented a public lecture to more than 1,000 people in Wait Chapel.

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After the Genome: Medicine, miracles, morality

Medical advances in biotechnology seem to be coming faster than the public can understand them or even discuss how society should handle ethical, legal and moral considerations. To spark the national conversation, Wake Forest has partnered with Baylor to host “After the Genome: The Language of our Biotechnological Future” April 12-13.


Ifill to speak at Commencement

Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week” and senior correspondent for the “PBS NewsHour” will deliver Wake Forest’s 2013 commencement address on Monday, May 20. Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), will speak at Baccalaureate.

As the first speaker of TEDxWakeForestU, Ricky Van Veen ('03) said people share content on social media to create their identities.

A second successful TEDxWakeForestU

A successful second TEDxWakeForestU turns an experiment into a spring semester tradition. What did attendees think of this year’s event? Read their ideas captured through social media.


Connecting food and faith

The School of Divinity’s innovative Food, Faith and Religious Leadership Initiative will prepare religious leaders to guide congregations and religious communities in addressing food issues such as hunger, obesity and food justice.


Muslims as minorities

Nearly one-third of the world’s Muslims live as minorities in 149 countries, facing diverse, complex challenges as they attempt to maintain their Islamic identity. Two professors have brought together a group of international scholars to explore why the issues confronting them are so important in today’s world.

President Nathan Hatch

Where we stand

With its strategic plan, Wake Forest charted its path to staying comparable to its best peers, but keeping its priorities and culture distinct. In his annual State of the University speech, President Nathan Hatch outlined Wake Forest’s progress along that path.