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Class of 2020 celebrates Commencement on campus

September 18, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

More than 700 graduates from the Class of 2020 returned to walk across the stage in front of Wait Chapel for a long-awaited in-person commencement ceremony.

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Eviction is about more than losing a home

September 14, 2021  |   Community in Progress, Events, Faculty, Top Stories

A Q&A with cultural anthropology professor Sherri Lawson Clark, whose research focuses on the point where housing and health and welfare policies meet.


ByteSize Learning helps kids learn to code, see how at IdeasCityWS

September 13, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

Imagine if elementary school-age kids could learn how to code a computer, create a video game, or adjust the tone, contrast or color in a photo.


Navigating the world of art at IdeasCityWS

September 9, 2021  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

How are 18th century British explorer Captain Cook and 21st century blockchain connected? Find out at the IdeasCityWS Festival on Oct. 2 in downtown Winston-Salem.


Wake Forest University to honor Sept. 11 victims

September 8, 2021  |   Events, Student, Top Stories

As the country remembers the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, ROTC cadets from Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State universities will join with community volunteers and first responders in a “Climb to Remember” to honor victims of the attack. Members of the media are invited to cover the event.


WFU Secrest Artists Series presents six artists for the 2021-22 season

September 7, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

The Secrest Artists Series will be hosting six artists for the 2021-22 season. All events begin at 7:30 p.m. Each event is usually accompanied by a pre-concert talk.


Lam Museum of Anthropology grand reopening celebration

August 17, 2021  |   Events

Celebrate the grand reopening of the Lam Museum of Anthropology at its new location on Reynolda Campus on Saturday, Aug. 28.


Outdoor festival in downtown Winston-Salem to celebrate IdeasCityWS

August 16, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

An outdoor festival will be held at Bailey Park marking the culmination of IdeasCityWS on Sat., Oct. 2, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Face to Face Speaker Forum announces in-person event dates, series addition

July 30, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

The Face to Face Speaker Forum is announcing rescheduled in-person events and is adding an opportunity to hear CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta in Wait Chapel.


Media arrangements: WFU Commencement 2021

May 14, 2021  |   Events

Wake Forest will recognize the Class of 2021 on May 16 at Truist Field. Media are welcome to attend select events if arranged in advance with the news team.

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