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‘Words Awake!’ features WFU screenwriters, novelists, journalists and poets

April 14, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

To celebrate Wake Forest writers and writing, the University will host the fourth “Words Awake” April 16 and 17. The all-virtual event, including sessions on storytelling and screenwriting, is free and open to the public.

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WFU students hope decorative desks will inspire learning

April 14, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

If children feel comfortable when they’re sitting at their desks working, whether in the classroom or at home, chances are they’ll be more productive.

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Developing creative business ideas for post-pandemic Winston-Salem

April 5, 2021  |   Community, Events, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Wake Forest University and NEW INC are hosting a special workshop where participants can level-up their skills while also coming together to imagine post-pandemic creative business ideas for the Winston-Salem community. 

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Trust in leadership: Why it matters

March 29, 2021  |   Events, Faculty, Top Stories

A recent Pew Research study found that just 20% of U.S. adults say they trust the government in Washington to “do the right thing” just about always or most of the time. Health care professionals, lawyers and business leaders also rely on mutual trust with those whom they serve to succeed in their careers.

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George Washington University Law School Dean to deliver lecture on racial inequality in American healthcare

March 25, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

Dayna Bowen Matthew will discuss racial health disparities in the U.S. during her lecture titled “Just Medicine” on Sunday, March 28, at 6 p.m.

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Isabel Wilkerson, author of “Caste,” to join Face to Face Speaker Forum

March 25, 2021  |   Community in Progress, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest’s Face to Face Speaker Forum will host Pulitzer prize-winning writer Isabel Wilkerson, author of “Caste: The Origins of our Discontents,”  on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m.

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Wake Forest students to show off dance moves for cancer research

March 18, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

When Wake Forest senior Jack Rolle was 10, doctors discovered a malignant tumor on his pituitary gland. After it was removed, he endured more than a dozen rounds of chemotherapy and missed a year of school.

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Conference to look at character through a professional lens

March 1, 2021  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Leading scholars will join physicians, attorneys, religious leaders, government leaders, engineers, educators, business executives and other professionals to explore the role of character in the professions at a three-day virtual conference.

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Founders’ Day Convocation focuses on inclusion

February 26, 2021  |   Alumni, Events, Top Stories

Donna A. Boswell, Wake Forest University’s former and first female chair of the Board of Trustees, received the Medallion of Merit during the annual Founders’ Day Convocation.

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Face to Face with Former Secretaries of State Albright and Powell rescheduled for Nov. 9

February 26, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest’s Face to Face Speaker Forum will host Former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and General Colin L. Powell for a virtual conversation on Thursday, March 18 at 7 p.m.

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