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Wake Forest Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan named 1st Assistant Dean for Academic Engagement

By Staff   Wake Forest Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan has been named the law school’s first assistant dean for academic engagement. “Professor Coan stays on top of the literature about the best teaching and best learning techniques in legal education,” says Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77). “This new position […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Creates New Way For Students To Report Bias

By Staff In an article posted yesterday, WFDD’s Keri Brown reported that Wake Forest university has recently implemented a system to report bias incidents on campus. This is an effort to adress critisisms and complaints from some students regarding theri treatment by campus police regarding claims of discrimination. As reported […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Law to host the “One Man Play: Clarence Darrow” on Sept. 25

By Staff   John Robinson, a retired Winston-Salem teacher, will perform stories of Clarence Darrow’s struggles and triumphs as a Chicago lawyer in a one-man play at Wake Forest Law. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, followed […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Fossil with Lips Like Mick Jagger Found by WFU Anthropologist

By Staff   Ellen Miller didn’t hesitate to pay homage to a rock-and-roll legend when it came time to name a new fossil she surmised had large, sensitive lips. “I like the Rolling Stones,” she said with a big smile. “I’m a huge Stones fan.” That’s why a swamp-dwelling creature […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest to Honor Pablo Neruda as Part of National Festival of Latin-American Culture

By Staff Wake Forest University will host a series of events honoring Chilean poet, diplomat and politician Pablo Neruda from Sept. 22-25. Wake is the first of eight organizations worldwide hosting events from 2014 through 2016 as part of Seis Miradas por latinoamerica (Six Perspectives on Latin America) — an […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Celebrates Wellbeing and Sports Performance Today

By Staff On Sept. 5, Wake Forest University will demonstrate its commitment to transforming its approach to wellbeing for the entire campus community and also showcase enhancements to sports performance facilities for student-athletes. A campus-wide kick-off for the University’s comprehensive approach to wellbeing, called Thrive, will feature dozens of fun […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest University Welcomes its First Director of Wellbeing

By Staff Wake Forest University has named Malika Roman Isler as its first Director of Wellbeing. A doctoral level-trained health scientist, Roman Isler is currently a research administrator and faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She will begin her new role on Oct. 1 with […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Online Has Interactive Maps to See Enrollment by State & NC County

By Staff   Wake Forest University has posted interactive maps online that enable users to see exactly where WFU’s new students are leaving when they come to their new home, here in Winston-Salem.  The majority of new students still hail from North Carolina with New Jersey and New York coming in […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Rev. William Barber to Speak at WFU School of Divinity’s Fall Convocation on September 2

By Staff The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, architect of North Carolina’s Moral Monday-Forward Together Movement, president of the North Carolina NAACP, and pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Goldsboro, NC, will deliver Wake Forest University School of Divinity’s Fall Convocation address on Tuesday, Sept. 2. […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Boren Award

By Kim McGrath (WFU)   Nazanin Kaussari of Winston-Salem has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study in Tajikistan during the 2014-2015 academic year. Kaussari is a graduate student in the Interpreting and Translation Studies Program at Wake Forest University. She will improve her Persian proficiency and conduct a linguistics […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Wake Forest