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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

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

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

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

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

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

Venture Innovation Café™ at 525@vine to Spotlight Support Available to Winston-Salem’s Small Businesses

By Staff On September 17th, small business owners and those who are planning to start one have an opportunity to learn about the wide range of support available to current and prospective small-business owners in Winston-Salem at the Venture Innovation Café™. This free event, which will run from 10:30am to 8pm, is […]

by · September 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Education, Forsyth Tech, Wake Forest
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WFU VP Appears before Congressional Committee about Sexual Assault – Video

By Staff Thursday morning, Wake Forest University’s Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue was one of four panelists who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce Training about “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses”. In addition to her role […]

by · September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest