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Media Advisory: WFU to host TEDx ‘Hearts & Minds’

February 5, 2015  |   Uncategorized

Wake Forest University will host TEDx, an independently organized event licensed by TED, on Feb. 21 from noon to 5 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The student-organized event will feature thought leaders ranging from the CEO and founder of an online therapy site to a best-selling author exploring the intersection of technology and health. Nine health and wellness speakers will present […]

Media Advisory: “Team Oscar” rolls out red carpet for Wake Forest University student

January 27, 2015  |   Uncategorized

Who, What, When: Kelly FitzGerald, a Wake Forest University sophomore, will attend the Academy Awards as one of the six Team Oscar winners. Actor Channing Tatum made the announcement Monday night during his appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Why: In its third year, the Team Oscar program has become a tradition for the Oscars. FitzGerald is one of six winning […]

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Pro Humanitate in the ‘City of Joy’

January 8, 2015  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, International, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Students are volunteering in Calcutta, India in the spirit of the University’s motto of Pro Humanitate, “for humanity,” by serving, teaching and using what they have learned to make the world better for everyone.

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A treasured holiday tradition

December 1, 2014  |   Alumni, Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On Sunday, Dec. 7, Wake Foresters, near and far, will celebrate the 50th Annual Wake Forest Lovefeast, the largest Moravian-style lovefeast in North America and a favorite Wake Forest tradition.

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Building community from scratch

November 25, 2014  |   Campus Life, Community, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories, Uncategorized

The busiest time of year at the Campus Kitchen is the week before Thanksgiving as students, faculty and staff come together for Turkeypalooza. Now in its 8th year, Turkeypalooza is a week-long event in which more than 150 volunteers cook locally-sourced Thanksgiving dinners for food-insecure Triad-area residents.

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Sonar-assisted human navigation

November 14, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: Research, Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Student, Top Stories, Uncategorized

STEM incubator brings students from different classes and disciplines together, fostering horizontal relationships where they learn from each other, but also vertical relationships with their faculty mentors.

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Focus on food in the forest

November 5, 2014  |   Campus Life, Events, Faculty, Speakers, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories, Top Stories 2013-2014, Uncategorized

Justice. Politics. Access. Quality. Insecurity. Production. Deserts. Sustainability. One word that connects all of these words is FOOD. At Wake Forest, references to these terms – food justice, food quality, food politics – can be found everywhere, woven into the fabric of students’ lives through their course work, extra-curricular activities and service learning opportunities.

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Project Pumpkin: Carrying on tradition

October 30, 2014  |   Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Uncategorized

More than 450 student volunteers welcomed children from nearly 25 local agencies to campus Wednesday afternoon for Project Pumpkin, Wake Forest’s annual student-run Halloween festival.

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Wake Forest “Hits the Bricks” for cancer

October 3, 2014  |   2014 Highlights, Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, Uncategorized, University Announcement

A Wake Forest tradition, Hit the Bricks is an eight-hour relay race along the brick pathways of Hearn Plaza in honor of Brian Piccolo, a Wake Forest alumnus and Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer at age 26.

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New eyes on science

October 1, 2014  |   Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Four undergraduate students and their computer science professor, Sam Cho, were recognized for their fresh perspectives on developments in the field of molecular dynamics computer simulations — the subject of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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