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WFU festival to celebrate campus wellbeing

September 20, 2016  |   Campus Life, Events, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing

On Thursday, Sept. 22, Wake Forest University will demonstrate its commitment to wellbeing with a campus-wide event called “Arrive and Thrive” for faculty, staff and students.

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Peggy Noonan offers insider’s look at presidents and leadership

September 9, 2016  |   Campus Life, Events, Faculty, Speakers, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Peggy Noonan, former presidential speech writer, columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and the best-selling author of eight books on American politics, history and culture spoke on Sept. 8 to a standing-room-only crowd in Wake Forest’s Brendle Recital Hall as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time series.

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WFU to host 9/11 remembrance service

September 7, 2016  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student

Wake Forest University will hold an interfaith service of prayer and remembrance to honor the victims and commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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First Lesson at Wake Forest: Building Community

August 30, 2016  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Student, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

With its most diverse student body ever, the University has increased opportunities this year for incoming students – from 45 states and 24 countries – to cross cultural, political, racial and social boundaries.

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Move-in day: Wake Forest Welcomes Class of 2020

August 19, 2016  |   Campus Life, Student

More than 1,300 first-year students will move into Wake Forest residence halls on Friday, Aug. 26. This class was admitted from the largest applicant pool in Wake Forest history – more than 14,000.

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$625 million in construction over 10 years enhances residential experience

June 24, 2016  |   Admissions, Athletics, Campus Life, Community, Philanthropy, President, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Wake Forest University is in the midst of a 10-year, $625 million construction effort that reflects the institution’s commitment to offer the best residential college experience in the country.

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Wake Forest’s online newsroom gets a dynamic makeover

May 3, 2016  |   Admissions, Alumni, Campus Life, Faculty, Media Advisory, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Today Wake Forest University introduced a new and improved online newsroom (news.wfu.edu) to deliver newsworthy content in a visually-compelling, mobile-responsive and easy-to-navigate design.

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Beyond bathrooms

April 20, 2016  |   Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

“I can assure you that Wake Forest University’s commitment to building an inclusive and equitable community is unwavering.” This affirming statement from Wake Forest’s Chief Diversity Officer Barbee Oakes has provided a supportive refrain for LGBTQ students, faculty, staff and visitors since HB2 became law in March.

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Deacs donate D.E.S.K.s

April 20, 2016  |   Campus Life, Events, Student, Top Stories

On April 19, hundreds of Wake Forest University students teamed up with students from Old Town Elementary School to decorate 50 desks to be delivered to each student’s home.

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WFU alumni fight childhood hunger

March 29, 2016  |   Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Events, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Hundreds of Wake Forest alumni across the country will work to address issues of hunger and food insecurity in 30 cities from Boston to Los Angeles on Pro Humanitate Day April 9.

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