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WFU 2018 Student Art Exhibition opens April 19

April 16, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Staff, Top Stories

The 2018 Student Art Exhibition will open Thursday, April 19, at Hanes Art Gallery in Scales Fine Arts Center. The show will feature artwork by Wake Forest undergraduate student artists.


​​Wake Forest public art class to host ‘Walking Tour of Works’

November 14, 2017  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Public Art class is hosting a ‘Walking Tour of Works’ on Thursday, Nov. 16. The tour will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Scales Fine Arts Center lobby.


Smithsonian to display WFU research addressing global challenges

September 25, 2017  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has participated in a yearlong process with the Atlantic Coast Conference, partner ACC universities, and the Smithsonian Institution to create the first “ACCelerate: ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival.”


A big step? Trial will test improvisational dance as dementia therapy

July 13, 2017  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Depending on what generation you belong to, the term “improvisational dance” may conjure up images of beatniks grooving to the beat of bongos in a darkened coffeehouse or the black-clad Dieter gyrating to techno pop in a Sprockets sketch on “Saturday Night Live”.


Wake Forest MFA student documentary to screen at Cannes

April 18, 2017  |   Arts & Culture, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

“My Garden, No Longer,” a short documentary by Wake Forest graduate student Scott E. Schimmel, has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival.

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