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From bench to bedside

March 24, 2014  |   Campus Life, Life on Campus, National, Online, Personal and Career Development, Pro Humanitate, Research, Scholars and Scientists, School of Business, Schools, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Top Stories, Working Together

Move over, pink. The fight against breast cancer now wears Old Gold and Black as a team of graduate students from Wake Forest Schools of Business, Law and Medicine work together to take a promising, but underfunded, cancer therapy to market.


Student Storytellers: Saturdays with math and jicama

December 19, 2013  |   Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Humanities, Life on Campus, Mentoring, Pro Humanitate, Research, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Erin Hellmann (’14) and Logan Healy-Tuke (’14) founded The Ashley Explorers Saturday Academy to strengthen the reading and math skills of elementary students in Winston-Salem.


Bringing classroom vibrancy to the residence halls

August 23, 2013  |   Campus Life, Campus Life Highlights, Faculty, Life on Campus, Mentoring, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Nineteen professors taking part in the new Faculty Fellows program will become familiar faces in the first-year residence halls. Each residence hall will have at least three faculty members assigned within this partnership program between the Provost’s Office and the Office of Residence Life and Housing.

Straight from the horse’s mouth

August 20, 2013  |   Life on Campus, Student, Wake Forest College

Recent graduates offer advice to first-year students. Be Different! Stand out! There is no set path. You create your own path. — Amanda Finney (’13) Keep an open mind and use your four years to figure out what you’re passionate about! — Andrea […]

Five tips for navigating the Forest

August 20, 2013  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Life on Campus, Mentoring, Personal and Career Development, Pro Humanitate, Wake Forest College

1) Get out and explore “Welcome to Wake Forest! I hope your experience here broadens the mind, strengthens the body, and inspires the spirit. Find your niche by joining one of more than 150 student organizations or simply relax by


Celebrating Latino heritage

March 22, 2013  |   Alumni, Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Life on Campus, Student, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

The University’s first Latino graduates, Carlos Perez (’65) and Peter Bondy (’67), were honored March 21 during the Celebration of Latino Heritage March 21. The event was part of the ongoing Faces of Courage series.


Polishing a campus jewel

March 20, 2013  |   Audiences, Campus Life, Life on Campus, Student, Top Stories, Uncategorized

New tables and chairs, along with board games, fitness equipment, a solar-powered piano and more are just part of a project to remind our community to seek balance in our lives. And to stop and enjoy our beautiful campus.


Well-being at Wake Forest

November 29, 2012  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Life on Campus, Student, Top Stories

As final exams and holidays loom closer, college students feel the crunch of academic and extracurricular obligations. Even prepared and organized students might feel more stress at this time of the year. Some students at Wake Forest are turning to meditation and Tai Chi to relax and relieve stress.


Dinner and an ethical dilemma

November 19, 2012  |   Events, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Life on Campus, Scholars and Scientists, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Students in Pat Lord’s Bio 367 Virology class helped create a new program designed to develop students’ critical thinking skills about bioethics outside the classroom. And it all started with dinner … and a movie.


Exploring new traditions

October 31, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Life on Campus, Community, For Alumni, For Parents, Life on Campus, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Students create new event traditions at Wake Forest, celebrating fun and service, while still honoring tried and true autumn happenings.

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