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Terrence J to speak at Wake Forest University

By Staff Three-time Emmy nominee Terrence “J” Jenkins will visit Wake Forest University to discuss his experiences on his path to a successful career as a journalist, author, and entertainer on Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. Part of the Journey to Success Speaker Series, his address is free and open to […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Baptist Researchers Find Link Between Obesity and Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients

By Staff Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced, Monday, that they have found an association between obesity and the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents. While obesity is a well-established risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults, previous studies in pediatric populations […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
3rd Shift… Steps Toward Peace- A Living Vigil… #Prayers4Paris

3rd Shift… Steps Toward Peace- A Living Vigil… #Prayers4Paris

By Chad Nance “Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance […]

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$18 Million Pledged to Advance Equity Through Research on Women and Girls of Color

By Staff Friday Wake Forest University joined a group of two dozen colleges, universities and public interest organizations that have collectively announced $18 million in commitments to support and improve academic research about women and girls of color. The announcement came during a daylong summit on Advancing Equity for Women […]

by · November 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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3rd Out of the Wilderness Conference to Feature Rev. Jimmy Creech

By Staff The third annual Out of the Wilderness Conference is set for Saturday, Nov. 14 at the Wake Forest School of Divinity.  The Rev. Jimmy Creech, who was defrocked by the United Methodist Church after he celebrated the holy union of two men, will be the keynote speaker, and […]

by · November 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Home to New Indonesian Gamelan

By Staff There’s a new percussion ensemble in Winston-Salem who plays the gamelan — a collection of instruments that very few have seen or heard. Thanks to music professor and expert gamelan player Elizabeth Clendinning, Wake Forest is the owner of a rare, custom designed, hand-carved, hand-painted gamelan commissioned by […]

by · October 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Civil Rights Activist & Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Dolores Huerta to Speak at WFU

By Staff Dolores Huerta, civil rights activist, will speak on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6pm in Annenberg Forum of Carswell Hall on the campus of Wake Forest University. An early labor leader and member of the United Farm Workers, Huerta has devoted much of her life to working to find […]

by · October 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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NBA All-Star Chris Webber Named Professor of Practice for New MA Program at WFU

By Staff The Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is bringing all-star power to its new Master of Arts (MA) in Sports Storytelling when classes begin in fall 2016 .  Chris Webber, five-time NBA all-star, sports analyst, businessman and film producer has been named a Professor of […]

by · October 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Orange is the New Black’s Laverne Cox to Speak at WFU

By Staff   LGBTQ advocate, television producer, and Emmy nominated Actress Laverne Cox, best known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix television series “Orange is the New Black”, will lecture at Wake Forest University on Monday, Oct. 5 in Wait Chapel at 7pm. The event will be […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Law Graduates Top Overall North Carolina Bar Exam Passage Rate

By Staff Wake Forest Law graduates had the highest overall bar passage rate (which includes repeaters) at 83% among North Carolina law schools for the North Carolina bar exam in July 2015. That’s compared with a state overall passage rate of 58%, according to the North Carolina Board of Law […]

by · September 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest