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Community & faith

Gail Bretan discusses Jewish life on campus, the importance of making connections with other people, and the inclusivity of the upcoming Passover Seder.


$3 million gift promotes well-being

With support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), Wake Forest aims to transform the way college campuses approach well-being and become a model for others in higher education.

Carol Cramer carries the mace as she leads the procession in to Wait Chapel for Founders' Day Convocation.

180 years: Celebrating Founders’ Day

On Feb. 20, the Wake Forest community gathered together in Wait Chapel to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the founding of the University at Founders’ Day Convocation. The annual event recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.

'Building the Dream' award winner Gracie Harrington.

Voices for justice

Junior Gracie Harrington and campus life leaders Marianne Magjuka, Shelley Sizemore and Matt Williams, have been named Wake Forest University’s 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners.

Steve Reinemund in the newly completed Farrell Hall

A new dawn for the dean

Steve Reinemund will step down as Dean of the Wake Forest School of Business at the end of this academic year. Despite his many accomplishments, his greatest legacy will be his unwavering commitment to developing passionate, ethical business leaders driven to achieve results with integrity.

Dave Clawson

Clawson named head football coach

Dave Clawson today was named as the 32nd head football coach in Wake Forest history. Clawson, the head coach at Bowling Green State for the past five seasons, led the Falcons to the 2013 Mid-American Conference championship on Friday with a 47-27 win over No. 16 Northern Illinois.

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A legacy of peace

Wake Forest students, alumni, faculty and staff remember Nelson Mandela, an icon of freedom who embodied the spirit of Pro Humanitate, and reflect upon his influence on their own lives.

Wake Forest students cook and deliver made-from-scratch Thanksgiving dinners to food-insecure local residents during the annual Turkeypalooza.

Turkeypalooza: A week of Thanksgiving

Wake Forest students cook and deliver made-from-scratch Thanksgiving dinners to local residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen.

Wake Forest students talk with recruiters at the Spring Career Fair in Benson University Center.

Life after Wake Forest

As Wake Forest seniors watch the days of their last semester on campus tick by, they might feel additional pressure to find and secure their next steps after graduation. That’s where the Office of Personal and Career Development (OPCD) can really help. Find out what a second semester senior learned, on Andy Chan’s Heart of the Matter blog.

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.