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WFU Museum of Anthropology Offers “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent”

WFU Museum of Anthropology Offers “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent”

By Staff   Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) has opened a new long-term exhibit entitled “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent,” which explores the remarkable cultural diversity found in Africa. The selected artifacts, ranging from ceramics to textiles, offer an in-depth examination of five African […]

by · June 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Offers Students Tools to Map a Career Path

By Staff While career plans may be crystal clear for some graduating seniors, others can benefit from a new approach Wake Forest is using to help students visualize their post-graduation path. Katharine Brooks, Wake Forest University’s executive director of personal and career development, helps people navigate their career paths with […]

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Family Releases Plan for Maya Angelou Memorial Service at Wake Forest University

by Staff Dr. Maya Angelou’s family has arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m.  Due to limited seating capacity, Dr. Maya Angelou’s  family has decided to have a closed service for family and friends only. Wake Forest University will […]

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Maya Angelou 1928-2014…There is No Cage

By Chad Nance Before cynicism was a bloody sear across your Brow and when you yet knew you still Knew nothing. – Maya Angelou On April 4, 1928, a new light came into the world with the birth of a little girl in St. Louis, Missouri. Her daddy’s name was […]

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A Bloody Mary Morning – Jill Abramson at Wake Forest University

By Chad Nance Photos by Carissa Joines “Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place, and I don’t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if […]

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Michael “Mike” Aiken to Receive Bill J. Leonard Distinguished Service Award

By Staff For his lifetime service to the community, Michael “Mike” Aiken will receive this year’s Bill J. Leonard Distinguished Service Award Pro Fide Et Humanitate from the Wake Forest University School of Divinity. Aiken, who graduated from Wake Forest in 1971, has served as executive director of Greensboro Urban […]

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Wake Forest University and Arts Council Collaborate on Lifelong Learning Program

By Staff Wake Forest University and The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County are announcing a new Lifelong Learning program that offers an opportunity for adults to return to the classroom and explore topics of personal and global relevance. A launch celebration will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, […]

by · April 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry to Join Wake Forest University Faculty

By Staff MSNBC television host, award-winning scholar and Wake Forest University alumna Melissa Harris-Perry (‘94) will return this summer to her alma mater as a chaired professor. Host of the popular MSNBC show “Melissa Harris-Perry,” she joins Wake Forest’s Politics and International Affairs department from Tulane University, where she has […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Prof to Speak as Part of A Human Rights Conversation on Racial Profiling at Howard University

By Staff   Wake Forest Law Professor Kami Chavis Simmons will speak as part of “A Human Rights Conversation on Racial Profiling” at 6pm on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Howard University School of Law. The event will begin with remarks given by U.S. Congressman John Conyers (D-Mich.) on […]

by · April 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Hosts Vatican Expert & Investigative Journalist Jason Berry

By Staff   In the year since taking over an embattled Catholic Church, Pope Francis has sent shockwaves through the world with his humility, his candor and his apparent fervor for change in the Catholic community and inside the Vatican itself. Few journalists know better the challenges facing the new […]

by · March 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest