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WFU’s ‘Hit the Bricks’ event for cancer research to be held Sept. 26

September 24, 2019  |   Community, Events, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

The annual ‘Hit the Bricks’ cancer research fundraiser in honor of Brian Piccolo will be held on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. along the brick pathway of Hearn Plaza.


Wake Forest facilities team to star in ‘From the Ground Up’

September 24, 2019  |   Community, Events, Staff, Top Stories

Zero turn and walking wing mowers will move in unison. A telehandler, backhoe and skid steer will dance on Wake Forest’s Hearn Plaza. For three nights, the University’s iconic Quad will be transformed into a stage to showcase the work of the facilities and campus services staff.


WFU to participate in annual Building Community Day Sept. 19

September 18, 2019  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

On Sept. 19, Wake Forest’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement and Campus Kitchen are partnering with Harvest Table Culinary Group and Second Harvest Food Bank for Harvest Table’s annual Building Community Day.


WFU’s Office of Civic & Community Engagement reflects expanded Pro Humanitate commitment

August 6, 2019  |   Community, Pro Humanitate, Staff, Student, Top Stories

There’s no mistaking the purpose of the Office of Civic & Community Engagement as Wake Forest University’s central hub for community-based activities, including service, teaching and research.


Wake Forest hosts Freedom School

June 24, 2019  |   Alumni, Community, Student, Top Stories

This summer, Wake Forest University’s education department will host Freedom School, a program for elementary school students aimed at strengthening children’s reading skills and closing achievement gaps.


Wake Downtown grant will take STEM lessons into K-12 classrooms

June 7, 2019  |   Community, Faculty, Top Stories

With a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Wake Forest University will start a program this fall to provide free STEM educational activities to K-12 students in local Title 1 schools.


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.

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