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How Performing Arts Played a Role in Civil Rights

How Performing Arts Played a Role in Civil Rights
February 15, 2018

Paige McGinley delivered a lecture titled “The Sociodramatic Experiment” in the Scales Fine Arts Center’s Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery on Feb. 13. McGinley is an Associate Professor of...

“Up to Us” Movement Raises Awareness about National Debt

February 15, 2018

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation, along with Net Impact and the Clinton Global Initiative University, have sponsored the “Up to Us” college competition at Wake Forest this semester. “Up to Us”...

Robert Lipsyte to Continue Visits to Wake Forest

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February 15, 2018

There was no reason for journalist Robert Lipsyte to be at the first sporting event he covered. In 1964, little-known fighter Cassius Clay, now known as Muhammad Ali, was facing off against heavyweight...

Old-Growth Forests Face a Worldwide Decline

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February 15, 2018

On Feb. 7, Bob Browne, a biology professor at Wake Forest, delivered a presentation regarding his recent research conducted at Oxford University. In the third installment of the ZSR Library Lecture Series,...

WFU Press Relocates to Reynolda Road

WFU Press
February 15, 2018

Wake Forest University Press, Wake Forest’s faculty-run publisher of Irish literature and poetry, has moved to a new location on Reynolda Road over the past summer. Professor Jefferson Holdridge of the...

Week of Sleep Illuminates the Issue of Sleep Deprivation on Campus

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February 15, 2018

It causes higher stress levels, decreased academic performance, decreased memory and a weakened immune system. It increases risk for mental health issues, automobile accidents, cancer and weight gain …...

Seniors Bid Farewell to Wake Forest in Colloquium

Seniors Bid Farewell to Wake Forest in Colloquium
February 8, 2018

Dating back to the reopening of Wake Forest’s doors in 1868 following the end of the Civil War, the Senior Colloquium is a tried-and-true tradition. It is a celebration of student oratory excellence...

Lost in Translation Dance Group Bridges International Gaps

Lost in Translation Dance Group Bridges International Gaps
February 8, 2018

International enrollment at Wake Forest is particularly dominated by students of Asian descent. Last fall, 8 in every 10 international students were of Asian descent. Moreover, Asian international students...

Professor McFall Lectures on Sports Economics

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February 8, 2018

Todd McFall, a Wake Forest economics professor and sports economist, discussed his research on the governance of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as part of the ZSR Library Lecture Series...

Black History Month Committee Plans Events

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February 8, 2018

Nearly every day this month, students will have the chance to celebrate Black History Month by attending one of more than 50 events coordinated and hosted by the Black History Month Committee through the...

Wake Will Campaign Reaches its $800 Million Mark

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February 8, 2018

Earlier this month, the Wake Will fundraising campaign reached a new landmark of $800 million. By the end of 2017, Wake Forest raised this amount in donations, gifts and commitments to the continued success...

Senior Reflects on Working with Refugees in Italy

Senior Reflects on Working with Refugees in Italy
February 2, 2018

The most recent installment of the ZSR Library Lecture Series featured senior Rose O’Brien, a Politics and International Affairs major from Winston-Salem. In addition to being a Carswell Scholar and...

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