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Maya Angelou Artist-in-Residence Award nominations open

September 15, 2021  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Top Stories

Wake Forest University is accepting nominations for the newly established Maya Angelou Artist-in-Residence Award.


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’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.


Developing creative business ideas for post-pandemic Winston-Salem

April 5, 2021  |   Community, Events, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Wake Forest University and NEW INC are hosting a special workshop where participants can level-up their skills while also coming together to imagine post-pandemic creative business ideas for the Winston-Salem community. 


IdeasCityWS to lead discussion on ‘Scale’ and helping ideas grow

January 21, 2021  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

IdeasCityWS will host “Scale,” a Beta Bonfire discussion on scaling a business and the process of helping ideas grow, on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 5 p.m. Registration free.


Wake Forest to hold virtual Lovefeast Celebration Dec. 6

December 2, 2020  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will hold this year’s Lovefeast ceremony virtually on Dec. 6, beginning with a prelude at 5:45 p.m. with a service to follow.


Wake Forest and the New Museum present ‘IdeasCity Winston-Salem’

October 1, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Top Stories

Wake Forest University, New Museum’s NEW INC in New York City, and more than a dozen local businesses and organizations, are engaging in a unique year-long partnership called “IdeasCity Winston-Salem.”


Face to Face Speaker Forum to host virtual conversation

September 10, 2020  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

The Face to Face Speaker Forum will host Peggy Noonan and Eugene Robinson for a virtual conversation on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The event is free for Face to Face Speaker Forum season subscribers and students, faculty and staff at Wake Forest, as well as students and faculty in the Winston-Salem area.


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.


2019 Turkeypalooza video highlights

November 23, 2019  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Beginning Nov. 17, Wake Forest volunteers will prepare about 350 traditional Thanksgiving meals in Campus Kitchen and deliver them to food-insecure Winston-Salem residents during Turkeypalooza.

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