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WFU hosting international exhibition “video ergo sum,” I video, therefore I exist

October 11, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Hanes Art Gallery and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) are joint venues in the final stop of the interactive video exhibition, “video ergo sum,” by peter campus.


‘From the Ground Up’ put WFU facilities staff center stage

October 8, 2019  |   Alumni, Arts & Culture, Events, Staff, Top Stories

Housekeeping staff, arborists, turf crew members, locksmiths and carpenters were among the nearly 70 participants performing on Hearn Plaza in the original dance piece “From the Ground Up.” Performances were held on Oct. 3, 4 and 5.


Author and philosopher Anthony Appiah to speak at WFU

October 3, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Anthony Appiah, an internationally renowned philosopher and novelist, will speak at Wake Forest through the Eudaimonia Institute’s third Noesis Lecture Series. Appiah’s lecture is sponsored in conjunction with the President’s Office as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time series.


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.


Events on Sept. 18 to recognize Campus Fire Safety Month

September 17, 2019  |   Events, Top Stories

In recognition of Campus Fire Safety Month, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey is partnering with Wake Forest to raise awareness of campus fire safety. At 10 a.m. on Sept. 18, Winston-Salem firefighters will set fire to a mock dorm room to demonstrate how sprinkler systems save lives.


Former Louisiana Lt. Gov. and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to speak at Wake Forest

September 10, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Former Louisiana Lt. Gov. and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will speak at Wake Forest as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time series.


Wake Forest to hold 9/11 remembrance events

September 5, 2019  |   Events, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will hold two events on Wednesday, Sept. 11 to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


WFU connects diverse students with the employers who need them

September 5, 2019  |   Events, Personal and Career Development, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Employers and colleges have parallel challenges. Employers want to bring diverse candidates into their organizations. Colleges want to help these students get there. But, of the nearly 17 million undergraduate college students nationwide, 80% bypass their school’s career centers for advice on networking and finding jobs.

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