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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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“Call to Conversation” transcends divisiveness over dinner

September 27, 2018  |   Community, Top Stories, Wake Will

In an age marked by divisiveness and distraction, Wake Forest University aims to build community and strengthen relationships through a program called “Call to Conversation.”

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Forty-foot art project to reflect diversity & inclusion at WFU

August 14, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Media Advisory, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff will participate in a UNITY project to create an interactive public art project celebrating uniqueness and strengthening ties to one another.

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WFU students to personalize desks for local school children

April 3, 2018  |   Community, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Hundreds of Wake Forest University students will gather on Poteat Field Thursday, April 12, from 3 to 6 p.m. to decorate desks for children who attend Old Town Elementary School.

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WFU student-athletes read to elementary school students

December 6, 2017  |   Athletics, Community, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

In collaboration with the Skip Prosser Literacy Program, Wake Forest University students and student-athletes in education professor Alan Brown’s “Issues and Trends in Education” class will read to second graders at Old Town Elementary School on Thursday, Dec. 7.

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Wake Forest University Lovefeasts will be held Dec. 3

November 21, 2017  |   Community, Events, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will hold Lovefeast services in Wait Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. This is the second year the University has offered two services.

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​​Turkeypalooza​ brings Thanksgiving meals to hungry in Winston-Salem

November 10, 2017  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff will prepare and deliver more than 350 Thanksgiving meals to food-insecure Winston-Salem residents during Turkeypalooza. This annual event, hosted by The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest, will be held Nov. 12 – 16.

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Undergraduate Research Day 2017 showcases student creativity

October 30, 2017  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Faculty, Mentoring, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and family members stopped by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library atrium on Oct. 27 to explore Undergraduate Research Day, a hallmark event at Wake Forest University.

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