App State professor explains the challenges of trans medicine
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While medical practice has undergone substantial reform since the mid-twentieth century, stef shuster, an assistant professor of sociology at Appalachian State University, argues that the medical treatment of gender identity has in many cases failed to progress beyond its pathologizing treatment as a psychologic abnormality.

September 21, 2017
Chris Paul revisits his home
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Three years ago the Leadership Project was launched with the intention of inspiring the Wake Forest community through the sharing of stories from leaders that spanned a variety of age groups and professions.

September 14, 2017
UndocuDeacs organize in defense of DACA
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On Sept. 5, the White House moved to end an Obama-era program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which allows individuals brought into the U.S. without documentation as children to live, attend school and work without fear of deportation.

September 14, 2017
Across-the-aisle panelists discuss Charlottesville
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As one of the first events in its yearlong “Rethinking Community” effort in which the campus is encouraged to explore what it means to live in a diverse and polarized world, the university held a panel entitled “The Case of Charlottesville: Why Charlottesville and What it Means for the Rest of Us” in Wait Chapel […]

September 14, 2017
Teach-ins facilitated campus discussions on Charlottesville
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The Pro Humanitate Institute partnered with the Humanities Institute to offer “teach-in” sessions facilitating focused discussions in response to the events surrounding the white nationalist and alt-right rally in Charlottesville last month on Sept. 5 and 6.

September 7, 2017
Renovated Reynolds Gymnasium opens doors
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Those looking to catch up on Netflix or surf social media while de-stressing after class can now turn to the renovated Reynolds Gym, which boasts fitness equipment with Internet access.

September 1, 2017
Exhibit showcases Georgia O’Keeffe’s self-crafted image
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Georgia O’Keeffe, a pioneering modernist artist known for her early abstract paintings of larger-than-life flowers and animal bones, wanted every aspect of her life and person to reflect the meticulous sense of austerity and detail that she applied to her paintings.

September 1, 2017
Deacon Profile: Dr. Ananda Mitra
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Dr. Ananda Mitra, a Wake Forest professor of communication, is an expert in the latest trends of social media and the way “narbs” are used. Originally from India, Dr. Mitra has spent the last 33 years in the U.S. expanding his knowledge and education in digital media and the use of technology.

April 25, 2017