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Thoughtful about food

October 13, 2010  |   Life on Campus, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories

The Office of Sustainability is experimenting with ways to reduce food waste. One possible solution is an organic waste recycling system that works as a dehydrator.


Dean awarded for service leadership

October 12, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

School of Law Dean Blake D. Morant has won the Equal Justice Works’ John R. Kramer Outstanding Law School Dean Award. The award honors a law school dean who has demonstrated leadership in building an institution that nurtures and fortifies a spirit of public service.


Being true to yourself

October 11, 2010  |   Faculty, Graduate School, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Top Stories

“Authenticity” or not changing your personality to fit different situations is valued in Western culture. But, in a new study, psychologist William Fleeson found “being true to yourself” often means acting counter to your personality.


Say yes to Wake Forest in 12 languages

October 10, 2010  |   Admissions, For Parents, International, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Admissions information about Wake Forest can now be read in 12 languages, thanks to a campus-wide translation project led by Olgierda Furmanek, the head of the Translation and Interpreting Program.


Undergraduates show off research

October 7, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

The work of 127 Wake Forest students was displayed at the fourth annual Undergraduate Research Day. Students earned funding for their projects, then executed them on campus or internationally with guidance from a faculty mentor.


Jay Bilas: Time to reform the NCAA

October 7, 2010  |   Alumni, Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, President, Top Stories

Jay Bilas, a former Duke basketball star and current television analyst, told a Wake Forest audience that college athletics’ governing body, the NCAA, needs to be reformed. Bilas was speaking as part of the “Voices of our Time” series.


Wake Forest to receive $10 million gift

October 7, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, Graduate School, Top Stories, University Announcement

Mike and Mary Farrell, parents of Michael Edward Farrell, a 2010 Wake Forest graduate, have pledged to give $10 million to Wake Forest toward the construction of a new building for the Schools of Business.


Peace Haven

October 6, 2010  |   Alumni, Community, For Alumni, Sustainability, Top Stories

Buck Cochran (’82) found his calling — and his own inner peace — in a community where sustainability is about more than farming.


Alumna recognized for charity work

October 5, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, International, Student, Top Stories

Janelle Summerville (’10) turned her trip to Kenya into the inspiration behind last year’s Wake Up! events to raise money for Kenya Kids Can!, a program which provides meals for Kenyan children.


Student art project tackles racism

October 5, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

The “Transforming Race Art Exhibition,” a joint effort between the Winston-Salem Human Relations Department and Wake Forest’s art department, opens with a public reception today at the START Gallery in Reynolda Village.

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