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WFU Project Pumpkin celebrates 34 years – bigger and better than ever

October 20, 2022  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Top Stories

Project Pumpkin, one of Wake Forest University’s much-loved traditions, will take place on Tuesday Oct. 25. From 3 to 6 p.m. The student-led Halloween-themed event will bring hundreds of children from participating local schools and after school organizations to Hearn Plaza on the Reynolda Campus for trick or treat, and fun-filled activities and games at […]

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Wake students to dance, raise money for cancer research

March 15, 2022  |   Campus Life, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories

At age 5 months, Wake Forest sophomore Gabrielle Peko was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer. After undergoing chemotherapy treatments and some surgeries, she was pronounced in remission at age 2. On Saturday, March 19, Peko will join more than 1,000 Wake students at Wake ‘N Shake, an annual dance marathon that raises money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. The event runs from noon to midnight in the Sutton Center.

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U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo coming to Wake Forest Jan. 25-27

January 20, 2022  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community in Progress, Speakers, Top Stories

Joy Harjo, who in 2019 made history by becoming the first Native American to be named U.S. Poet Laureate, is coming to Wake Forest University Jan. 25-27.

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Wake Forest’s Freedom School enriching children’s summer – and lives

July 13, 2021  |   Campus Life, Community, Community in Progress, Top Stories

Jackson Gibson is among 65 Winston-Salem kids attending the free, six-week, literacy-based summer program for rising third through eighth-graders. By using a culturally diverse curriculum, Wake Forest University’s Freedom School encourages a love of reading and learning.

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Welcome back Deacs: WFU students return for spring semester

January 27, 2021  |   Campus Life, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

With colder weather ahead, Wake Forest has created a new space called “Fireside on Manchester.” The Plaza is now home to temporary ‘outdoor living rooms’ with fire pits and safely-distanced Adirondack chairs.

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Wake Forest to host conversation with NBA All-Star Kyle Korver

January 24, 2020  |   Campus Life, Community in Progress, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will host a moderated conversation between NBA All-Star Kyle Korver and Dean of the School of Divinity Jonathan Walton on Jan. 29 in Wait Chapel at 6 p.m.

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Wake Forest to hold 2019 Lovefeast services

November 26, 2019  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will hold its annual Lovefeast services in Wait Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Lovefeast celebrates the unique traditions of the Moravian community in Winston-Salem.

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WFU’s Project Pumpkin to commemorate moon landing

October 17, 2019  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Top Stories

More than 800 Winston-Salem children are expected to converge on Wake Forest for candy, fun and a good time during the University’s 31st annual Project Pumpkin festival. The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. on Hearn Plaza.

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#WFU23 move-in day video highlights

August 22, 2019  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Student, Top Stories

Just under 1,400 first-year students moved into Wake Forest residence halls Aug. 21. Among them are a nationally ranked Congressional debater from Chicago and students from countries as varied as Brazil, France, Taiwan and Ireland.

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Wake Forest welcomes class of 2023

August 16, 2019  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Events, Student, Top Stories

Just under 1,400 first-year students will leave home and move into Wake Forest residence halls on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Among them are a nationally ranked Congressional debater from Chicago and students from countries as varied as Brazil, France, Taiwan and Ireland.

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