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WFU awards and recognitions briefs

October 25, 2019  |   Events, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

Wake Forest political science professor Peter Siavelis poses in his office in Kirby Hall on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

Expert Available: Protests in Chile

October 25, 2019  |   Faculty, International, Top Stories

Wake Forest Professor of Politics and International Affairs Peter Siavelis is available to comment on the protests in Chile related to inequality, wages, education and healthcare. Much of Chile is under a state of emergency as the country faces the worst unrest yet in since the end of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship.

Journalist and public radio personality Sarah Koenig to visit WFU

October 23, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Sarah Koenig, host and co-creator of the Peabody Award-winning podcast “Serial,” will share insights into audio journalism with WFDD reporter Bethany Chafin on Monday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

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Poor water conditions drive invasive snakeheads onto land

October 22, 2019  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

The largest fish to walk on land, the voracious northern snakehead, will flee water that is too acidic, salty or high in carbon dioxide – important information for future management of this invasive species.

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WFU artist Joel Tauber will ‘play ball’ on the U.S.-Mexico border

October 22, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Top Stories

It’s a whole new ballgame for artist, filmmaker and Wake Forest associate professor Joel Tauber who will be undertaking a 40-day pilgrimage along the U.S.-Mexican border to build community through baseball.

Wake Forest professor of English Dean Franco poses for a portrait on Hearn Plaza on Monday, October 24, 2016. Franco has been named the director of the Humanities Institute.

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

October 18, 2019  |   Faculty, Recognition, Staff, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

Wake Forest students host children from local elementary schools for a Halloween party on the quad during the annual volunteer service event Project Pumpkin, on Hearn Plaza on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

WFU’s Project Pumpkin to commemorate moon landing

October 17, 2019  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Top Stories

More than 800 Winston-Salem children are expected to converge on Wake Forest for candy, fun and a good time during the University’s 31st annual Project Pumpkin festival. The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. on Hearn Plaza.

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Arnold Palmer Trust moves Wake Will Lead campaign past $1 billion milestone

October 15, 2019  |   Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

A $1.5 million gift from Arnold Palmer’s Trust establishing the Winifred W. Palmer Professorship in Literature at Wake Forest, moved the University’s Wake Will Lead campaign beyond the $1 billion milestone. The campaign is scheduled to conclude June 30, 2020.

WFU hosting international exhibition “video ergo sum,” I video, therefore I exist

October 11, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Hanes Art Gallery and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) are joint venues in the final stop of the interactive video exhibition, “video ergo sum,” by peter campus.

Understanding Wake Forest’s history with slavery

October 11, 2019  |   Top Stories

Over the past few years, Wake Forest University has been committed to acknowledging and understanding the role slavery played in its past. In 2016, Wake began taking a deep dive into its history, and in 2017 it joined Universities Studying Slavery (USS), a consortium of colleges and universities that are examining the role slavery played on their campuses.

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