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‘Hit the Bricks’ marks 35th year of student-funded cancer research

October 2, 2015  |   Alumni, Campus Life, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

“Hit the Bricks” marks the start of events supporting the 35th anniversary of the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, the student-launched charity has raised more than $2 million since 1980 to support cancer research.


Brad Paisley rocks WFU!

September 16, 2015  |   Athletics, Campus Life, Events, Student, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Country music superstar Brad Paisley will perform a free concert on Manchester Plaza for the Wake Forest University community on Saturday, Oct. 10.


Tamping down test anxiety

September 11, 2015  |   Campus Life, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Science faculty and the Learning Assistance Center have teamed up to help first-year students deal with anxiety over their first college science exams with a three-part workshop.


Rue appears before congressional committee

September 10, 2015  |   Campus Life, Faculty, National, Recognition, Staff, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue was one of four panelists who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce Training about “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses” on Sept. 10.


A journey to understanding

September 3, 2015  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Top Stories

On Sept. 2, more than 1,000 people attended “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism,” a panel discussion in Wait Chapel hosted by Wake Forest’s Pro Humanitate Institute.


Arrive and Thrive

August 26, 2015  |   Campus Life, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On the first day of classes, “Arrive and Thrive” featured dozens of fun and thought-provoking activities designed to inform and inspire the campus community about how to lead healthier, more balanced lives.


Getting a jump start on college

July 20, 2015  |   Admissions, Campus Life, International, Pro Humanitate, Staff, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories

LENS@Wake Forest offers interactive classroom learning, hands-on work with community and campus partners, and more for high school students.


More space for living and learning

July 17, 2015  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Student, Sustainability, Top Stories, University Announcement

A new freshman residence hall planned for the south side of campus is one of many construction projects currently taking place on campus.


Colbert: ‘Give yourself extra credit’

May 18, 2015  |   Admissions, Alumni, Campus Life, Commencement, Top Stories, Uncategorized

For senior Margaret Mulkerrin, comedian and late night television host Stephen Colbert offered the perfect advice for the Class of 2015. “Do yourself a favor: Be an easy grader. Score yourself on a curve. Give yourself extra credit.”


Wake Foresters support Nepal

April 29, 2015  |   Campus Life, International, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

Anthropology students who conducted research in Besisahar, Nepal, located only a couple of miles from the epicenter of the earthquake that devastated the region on April 25, are leading relief efforts in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.

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