April 27th, 2017 | Events, Guest Post
This message was emailed to faculty and staff April 27 by the Office of the Provost:
Please join Provost Kersh and your university colleagues for a faculty and staff happy hour in the Reynolda Hall Green Room today, Thursday, April 27, from 4-5:30 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you there as we thank you for all of your work this year at Wake Forest.
April 25th, 2017 | Events
Wake Forest will honor graduating LGBTQ students at its fourth annual Lavender Graduation ceremony on April 26 at 6 p.m.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the event to be held in Farrell Hall’s Broyhill Auditorium.
An estimated 25 undergraduate and graduate students will be recognized at Lavender Graduation this year.
April 24th, 2017 | Events
This announcement was emailed to faculty and staff on April 24 by Communications and External Relations:
At the invitation of the Faculty Senate, Hof Milam, Executive Vice President, will give his annual financial update to the University on Wednesday, April 26, at 4 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium.
He will review the Wake Forest budget for the next year, as well as provide information on the financial challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. The Senate enthusiastically invites all students, staff and faculty to attend.
April 24th, 2017 | Events
Christian B. Miller
Christian B. Miller, A.C. Reid Professor of Philosophy, will deliver the A.C. Reid Chair Inaugural Lecture on April 25.
The topic of Miller’s lecture will be “The Neglected Virtue of Honesty: Is Anyone Honest These Days, and What Does ‘Honesty’ Even Mean?”
Miller will speak at 4 p.m. in Tribble Hall’s DeTamble Auditorium with a reception to follow in the Philosophy Library (Room B 316) in Tribble Hall.
In his presentation, Miller will focus, in part, on the philosophical question of what makes someone an honest person. He will also speak on recent studies in psychology on cheating.
The lecture is supported by the A.C. Reid Fund.
April 21st, 2017 | Events
Two faith-based singing groups at Wake Forest will bring ministry and music to campus April 22. The Wake Forest Gospel Choir and Chi Rho, the all-male Christian a cappella group, will perform in separate concerts.
Both concerts are free and open to the public.
April 17th, 2017 | Events
At the invitation of the Faculty Senate, Executive Vice President Hof Milam will give his annual financial update to the University on Wednesday, April 26, at 4 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium.
He will review the Wake Forest budget for next year, as well as provide information on the financial challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. The Faculty Senate enthusiastically invites all Wake Forest students, staff and faculty to attend.
April 13th, 2017 | Events
This is a guest post from Information Systems:
TechXploration showcases the campus use of technology, allowing faculty, staff and students to see how technologies are being leveraged in teaching, learning, research, engagement, and creative endeavors at Wake Forest.
This event is Tuesday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Room 401 of the Benson University Center. Each presenter will have a table to display a poster board, presentation materials and/or their technology. Attendees are invited to walk around and learn more about the exciting use of technology on the Wake Forest campus any time between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Register to win a GoPro Hero5! Refreshments provided.
April 12th, 2017 | Events
Wake Forest’s Safe Office is sponsoring Denim Day at Wake Forest on April 13 in support of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
The Safe Office, which provides crisis response and ongoing support services related to sexual assault and interpersonal violence, is encouraging people on campus to wear denim clothing on April 13. Stickers that illustrate support for Denim Day are available from the Safe Office in Benson University Center, Room 414. The stickers can be work by Denim Day supporters.
“If you take a photo of you or your colleagues participating in” Denim Day, send them to Safe Office staff, according to Beth McCollum, Safe Office coordinator. In particular, send a photo to firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 4th, 2017 | Events
Wake Forest faculty and staff may register through the Professional Development Center for an appointment with the Novant Health Breast Center Mobile Mammography Unit, which will be on campus April 11. It will set up near Scales Fine Arts Center and provide services between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To register, visit the PDC website.
Limited scholarships are available to assist employees with no medical insurance.
The Novant Health Breast Center Mobile Mammography Unit is a 38-foot-long multi-functional coach that offers cutting-edge screening mammography services out in the community. The purpose of the program is to greatly increase access to mammography screening for women throughout the community.
• Digital mammography technology
• All-female technologists
• Check-in and registration area
• Private changing room with separate clinical exam room
• Privacy and comfort of a traditional screening center with the convenience of a fully functioning mobile unit
April 3rd, 2017 | Events
This is a guest post from the Office of Wellbeing:
The Office of Wellbeing will be celebrating National Walking Day April 5 on Manchester Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your walking shoes and join us in making laps around Manchester Plaza.
Come learn about how walking benefits you and why it’s important to Move More and Move Often! Thrive t-shirts or water bottles to the first 50 people. We hope to see you there.
All participants will be entered to win one of four Nike gift cards.