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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.


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.


“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.”


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.


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.


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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