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Rolling Stones keyboardist turned conservationist Chuck Leavell to visit

November 2, 2016  |   Arts & Culture, Speakers, Staff, Sustainability

Rolling Stones’ long-time keyboardist Chuck Leavell, who is also a leading tree conservationist, will visit Wake Forest Nov. 10 and 11 for a two-day celebration of environmental stewardship and land conservation.

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Former Olympian John Carlos to address sports, race and gender

October 12, 2016  |   Events, Faculty, Speakers, Student, Valuing Diversity

Former Olympian, professional football player, and activist John Carlos will join The Nation’s sports editor Dave Zirin and Wake Forest University professor Melissa Harris-Perry for a conversation about the politics of sports, race and gender at the Olympics, and athlete activism as a tool for social change. The event, “Power, Protest, and Patriotism: A Conversation on Race & Gender at the Olympics,” will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Wake the Vote Election Hub, located at 2599 Reynolda Rd.

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Interfaith leader Eboo Patel to speak at WFU on Oct. 5

September 27, 2016  |   Campus Life, Events, Speakers

Eboo Patel, a leading voice for interfaith cooperation, will participate in an open dialogue on leadership with Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch on Wednesday, Oct. 5 as part of The Leadership Project series.

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Peggy Noonan offers insider’s look at presidents and leadership

September 9, 2016  |   Campus Life, Events, Faculty, Speakers, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Peggy Noonan, former presidential speech writer, columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and the best-selling author of eight books on American politics, history and culture spoke on Sept. 8 to a standing-room-only crowd in Wake Forest’s Brendle Recital Hall as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time series.

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Picture-perfect pomp and circumstance

May 16, 2016  |   Commencement, Events, Faculty, President, Provost, Recognition, Speakers, Top Stories

A crowd of almost 13,000 gathered Monday on Hearn Plaza to celebrate the accomplishments of nearly 1,900 graduates in Wake Forest University’s Class of 2016.

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