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Alumnus leads Pro Bono Week

October 25, 2010  |   Alumni, For Alumni, Speakers, Top Stories

The School of Law’s Pro Bono Project will host David Smith (’84) for a discussion on the importance of pro bono work as part of this week’s National Pro Bono Week. Smith will speak at noon on Tuesday.


Dressing the part

October 24, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, Engaging in the Arts, For Parents, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

When senior Caroline Dignes designs costumes for a play, she helps create a world for actors and audience alike. Her latest project is Moliere’s “Imaginary Cuckold,” which opens this week in the Mainstage Theatre.


CEO shares some secrets

October 22, 2010  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Speakers, Top Stories

A group of Schools of Business students received advice on how to be an effective leader from Susan Ivey, who became one of corporate America’s most prominent female executives during her time at Reynolds American Inc.


Lighting takes shape

October 21, 2010  |   Research, Scholars and Scientists, Top Stories

Researchers at Wake Forest’s Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials have developed an inexpensive new light source that’s cool to the touch, won’t break if dropped, and can be molded into any shape.


Expressions of humanity

October 21, 2010  |   Community, For Parents, International, Life on Campus, National, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Patricia Willis, activist-in-residency with the women’s and gender studies program, and students in her human rights class organized the Human Rights Clothesline Project. Members of the community painted T-shirts with messages about human rights violations, then hung them on 60-foot clotheslines.


Students take fall service trip

October 21, 2010  |   Community, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Ten students spent fall break on a service trip to Cove Creek Farm, a residential retreat for at-risk young men and their families near Boone, N.C. Wake Forest has traditionally offered spring break service trips, but this was the first fall break service trip offered by the university.


Symposium celebrates A.R. Ammons

October 19, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Provost, Top Stories

“Single Threads Unbraided,” a celebration of the poetry, art and letters of A.R. Ammons will be held Nov. 15–16 at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library.


Insights on college interviews

October 19, 2010  |   Admissions, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

As high school students apply to college this fall, Wake Forest’s Director of Admissions Martha Allman offers interviewing tips.


Giving back to the community

October 18, 2010  |   Community, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, Staff, Student, Top Stories

More than 100 faculty and staff members and about 75 students have joined forces to help build a house for Habitat for Humanity this fall. Groups have been working on the house in the Smith Farm neighborhood, near Kernersville.


Professor wins service award

October 18, 2010  |   Faculty, National, Top Stories

Brenda Latham-Sadler, M.D., associate professor of Family and Community Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, is the 2010 winner of the National Association of Medical Minority Educator’s (NAMME) Award for Distinguished Service in the Health Field.

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