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Oct. 19 presidential debate: WFU students will watch

October 18, 2016  |   Events, Faculty, Student

Wake Forest students will gather Oct. 19 to watch the final presidential debate in Carswell Hall’s Annenberg Forum.


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.


Research Day highlights ‘big time’ research by students

October 11, 2016  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Undergraduate Research Day, a hallmark campus event at Wake Forest University, celebrated its 10-year milestone Friday, Oct. 7 in a new space, Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s atrium.


Wake Forest to launch first-year study abroad program in Denmark

October 5, 2016  |   Admissions, Arts & Culture, Student, Top Stories

In fall 2017, Wake Forest will send 18 to 20 first-year students to Copenhagen, Denmark, for a new, year-long study abroad program called Global AWAKEnings. The educational experience is a linchpin in the University’s push to help all students see the world through a global lens and better prepare them to lead in the 21st century.


Wake the Vote hosts ‘UP to US’ exhibit to foster political engagement

October 3, 2016  |   Student

Wake the Vote, a Wake Forest University program combining classroom and real-world political experience, will host the election-themed exhibit “UP to US.” The exhibit is part of the Wake the Vote Election Hub and will launch Sunday, Oct. 9 during a free, public event featuring visiting artists, panel discussions on key election topics, and an evening debate watch.

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