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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


‘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.


$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.


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.


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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