What: A panel discussion on important topics including the impact of media in our democracy and citizens’ obligations to be informed about issues such as the human impact on climate change or the causes of economic inequality. Who: Moderated by Melissa Harris-Perry, Presidential Endowed Professor in Politics and International Affairs, panelists include: Naomi Oreskes – […]
From cyber security to human trafficking to food safety to Sandy Hook, Wake Forest’s 5th annual TEDxWakeForestU speakers will address various safety and security issues on Saturday, Feb. 20, in Wait Chapel.
Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State are hosting a celebration to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On January 18, Attallah Shabazz and Ilyasah Shabazz, daughters of civil rights icons Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz, will speak in Wait Chapel.
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 […]
Hoda Kotb, Today Show co-host, shared career and personal experiences, offering nuggets of wisdom that appealed to everyone in the Wait Chapel audience, from graduating seniors to community book clubs.
Severe drought, rising seas and dangerous storms — activist Mary Robinson says the world must act in solidarity for climate justice. No country alone can protect its citizens.
Justice. Politics. Access. Quality. Insecurity. Production. Deserts. Sustainability. One word that connects all of these words is FOOD. At Wake Forest, references to these terms – food justice, food quality, food politics – can be found everywhere, woven into the fabric of students’ lives through their course work, extra-curricular activities and service learning opportunities.
Students in professor Ron Neal’s religion class explore the connections between hip hop and the stories we’ve all grown up with as Americans — the idea of the self-made man, the achievement of the American dream and the belief that hard work will lead to the good life.
The School of Divinity’s convocation address was given by the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, which was the inaugural event of the Mac Bryan Prophetic Preaching Series that honors the late George McLeod “Mac” Bryan, Sr., who was a professor of religion for 37 years.
The Wake Forest University community and guests from around the world gathered Saturday, June 7, at the invitation of Dr. Maya Angelou’s family to celebrate the beloved poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and Wake Forest’s Reynolds Professor of American Studies. Dr. Angelou passed away on May 28 at the age of 86.