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Life is reality kick for alum

November 19, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, Top Stories

When his dream of playing pro football ended, James Dubose (’90) used his degree in broadcast communications to start a thriving career as a television producer. He’s the founder of DuBose Entertainment, a Los Angeles production company with 45 employees.

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Study abroad: Venice

November 19, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

To mark International Education Week, Wake Forest visits with some of its students studying overseas. Today, junior Keeley Lawner talks about her experiences at Wake Forest’s Casa Artom in Venice.

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The other side of Africa

November 18, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Some of the students who participated in Wake Forest’s first service-learning program in Ghana last summer found the experience so rewarding that they’re planning on returning — on their own — next year. The trip is part of the new African Studies minor.

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Angelou to receive Medal of Freedom

November 18, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, National, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Poet Maya Angelou, Reynolds Professor of American Studies, is among the 2010 winners of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. She’ll receive the award from President Obama early next year.

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Researcher hopes for FDA action

November 18, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories

Alcoholic energy drinks are under fire after reports of unsafe behaviors, especially among college students. These actions are encouraging to associate professor Mary Claire O’Brien, M.D., who conducted groundbreaking research into the dangers of the drinks.

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Studying abroad: Vienna

November 18, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

To mark International Education Week, Wake Forest visits with some of its students studying overseas. Today, junior Nick Conte talks about his experiences at Wake Forest’s Flow House in Vienna.

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HR director to leave for new role

November 17, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Staff, Top Stories, University Announcement

Mike Tesh, associate vice president of human resources, has accepted a position in Raleigh and will be leaving Wake Forest in mid-December. Angela Culler, currently director of human resources operations, will lead the department on an interim basis.

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Studying abroad: London

November 17, 2010  |   Admissions, Audiences, For Alumni, For Parents, International, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

To mark International Education Week, Wake Forest visits with some of its students studying overseas. Today, junior Ashton Astbury talks about her experiences at Wake Forest’s Worrell House in London.

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Whirling and twirling

November 16, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

“People will be blown away,” says Ryann DuRant, a senior communication major and Presidential Scholar in Dance, about the upcoming Fall Dance Concert on Nov. 18-21.

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Homelessness is not faceless

November 15, 2010  |   Audiences, Community, For Alumni, For Parents, Life on Campus, Pro Humanitate, Research, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Junior Amy Liang, through her work with Wake Forest’s Campus Kitchen, has seen the problems of the hungry and homeless. Last summer, she conducted a research project, which included creating a documentary film, to raise awareness of the issues.

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