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Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus to speak at Wake Forest

November 9, 2017  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Speakers, Top Stories

Muhammad Yunus, an economist who won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for founding the global microfinance movement, will discuss his life’s work and his vision for “A World of Zero Poverty” at Wake Forest University on Dec. 6.

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WFU leads the way in Rethinking Community

October 23, 2017  |   Community, Events, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Speakers, Top Stories

Wake Forest has never been more committed to being a place that celebrates free speech and encourages open and direct dialogue, thoughtful and challenging conversation, and above all, the mutual respect that each individual deserves.

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WFU panel to address race, sports & politics

October 6, 2017  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

On Friday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., Wake Forest University will convene a timely panel of professional athletes, sports writers and activists to rethink the role of sports in community and address related tensions head-on.

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Bestselling author Emily Giffin to speak at Wake Forest

September 18, 2017  |   Alumni, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Bestselling author and Wake Forest alumna Emily Giffin will speak on Thursday, Sept. 28, in Brendle Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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Chris Paul to participate in conversation on leadership at WFU

August 30, 2017  |   Alumni, Athletics, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Chris Paul (’07), Demon Deacon standout, NBA superstar, Houston Rockets point guard, businessman and philanthropist, will join members of the Wake Forest community in Wait Chapel on Wednesday, September 13, at 5 p.m. for a conversation about leadership.

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