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A Pint of Science: Sharing community conversations about science

May 15, 2019  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

From tattoos to fossils to weather forecasting, Wake Forest University and Wake Downtown are partnering with community organizations and businesses to demystify science with talks at Winston-Salem breweries by local researchers. The talks are part of the international Pint of Science festival.

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WFU awards and recognitions briefs

April 5, 2019  |   Community, Events, Faculty, Top Stories, University Announcement

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

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April 7: Second Annual WFU Garden Party to Honor Dr. Maya Angelou

April 5, 2019  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will host the second annual Maya Angelou Garden Party on Sunday, April 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Bailey Park.

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WFU facilities staff to star in performance this fall

March 26, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Staff, Top Stories

Wake Forest and Forklift Danceworks will co-create “From the Ground Up” – a large-scale, outdoor ‘dance’ production featuring the movement and stories of the University’s facilities and campus services staff.

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WFU professor’s expertise and NSF grant make new exhibit at Kaleideum North possible

February 28, 2019  |   Community, Events, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

Budding scientists of all ages can now learn about nature’s microscopic building blocks, thanks to a new exhibit that recently opened at Kaleideum North. Molecules offers visitors the opportunity to explore the world of atoms – the tiny bits of stuff that make up everything.

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Wake Forest University to host N.C. Science Olympiad tournament

February 28, 2019  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

Nearly 600 local middle and high school students will gather for the N.C. Science Olympiad tournament at Wake Forest University on Saturday, March 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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‘Metamorphic’ to be the focus of TEDxWakeForestU

February 18, 2019  |   Community, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will host TEDxWakeForestU, an independently organized event licensed by TED, on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

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$450K NSF grant teaches high school students about antibiotic resistance

November 26, 2018  |   Community, Faculty, Research, Top Stories

According to the World Health Organization, antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food insecurity and development. Now a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will support Wake Forest University researchers teaching ninth-graders at Mount Tabor High School how bacteria adapt to their environments.

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Wake Forest celebrates 30th Project Pumpkin on Oct. 24

October 17, 2018  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest will host more than 800 Winston-Salem children on campus to trick-or-treat during the 30th annual Project Pumpkin festival. The event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Hearn Plaza.

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Wake Forest students raised nearly $190K for charity in the last week

October 8, 2018  |   Community, Events, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

Wake Forest University students lived up to the motto of Pro Humanitate last week while raising approximately $190,000 at various philanthropy events.

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