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WFU awards and recognitions briefs

November 29, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Recognition, Top Stories

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

Book cover of Ammons collected poems

WFU events to feature Ammons poetry, honor 2018 Writers Hall of Fame inductees

November 29, 2018  |   Events, Top Stories

To celebrate Wake Forest writers and writing, the University will host “About Ammons” and “Words Awake” on campus Dec. 7-8. The events are free and open to the public.

Sixth graders reading in a classroom

WFU student-athletes visit fourth-grade classes to teach goal setting

November 28, 2018  |   Athletics, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

In collaboration with the Skip Prosser Literacy Program, Wake Forest University students and student-athletes in education professor Alan Brown’s EDU 101 class will visit fourth graders at Mineral Springs Elementary School on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

Wake Forest hosts its annual Christmas Lovefeast celebration in Wait Chapel on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The candles are lit and slowly brighten the entire chapel.

Wake Forest to hold annual Lovefeast services Dec. 2

November 27, 2018  |   Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will hold their annual Lovefeast services in Wait Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Wake Forest Lovefeast celebrates the unique traditions of the Moravian community in Winston-Salem.

Petri dishes in a lab

$450K NSF grant teaches high school students about antibiotic resistance

November 26, 2018  |   Community, Faculty, Research, Top Stories

According to the World Health Organization, antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food insecurity and development. Now a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will support Wake Forest University researchers teaching ninth-graders at Mount Tabor High School how bacteria adapt to their environments.

Memorial at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa.

WFU Jewish Studies Program to host panel on antisemitism

November 20, 2018  |   Events, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

Faculty from the Jewish Studies Program at Wake Forest University will host a panel on antisemitism on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center.

Andes mountains image

Fleeing warming temperatures, tropical trees in the Andes move upslope – toward extinction

November 14, 2018  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Tropical and subtropical forests across South America’s Andes Mountains are responding to warming temperatures by “migrating” to higher elevations, but probably not quickly enough to avoid loss of biodiversity, functional collapse or even extinction, according to a new study published November 14 in the journal Nature.


WFU ranks third in percentage of students studying abroad

November 13, 2018  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University ranks third among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors 2018 report published today by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Veterans Day ceremony at Wake Forest University

Wake Forest to honor veterans with ceremony Nov. 12

November 12, 2018  |   Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on Perritt Plaza, beside Reynolda Hall, Nov 12 at 11 a.m.

‘Turkeypalooza’ brings a taste of Thanksgiving to those in need

November 8, 2018  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

Wake Forest students, faculty and staff will prepare and deliver nearly 400 Thanksgiving meals to food-insecure Winston-Salem residents ahead of the holiday.

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