Crime alert

This announcement was sent on June 21 to students, faculty and staff by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations:

Wake Alert crime alert announcement: At 7:06 p.m. this evening (June 21) an unknown male exposed himself to a female student near Benson University Center.  He grabbed her arm and then fled on foot.  Wake Forest University Police are investigating.

If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation, contact the University Police at (336) 758- 5911 or, if you wish, anonymously through “Silent Witness.”

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Meiburg named to Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability

Stan Meiburg

Stan Meiburg

Stan Meiburg, director of Wake Forest’s program for Graduate Studies in Sustainability and former acting deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has been named to the Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability as part of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). Established in 2002, NASEM represents one element of the robust sustainability activities within the National Academies.

Members of the Roundtable include leaders from research institutions as well as senior decision makers from government and industry who deal with issues of sustainable development and who are in a position to mobilize new strategies and resources for sustainability. The Roundtable works to provide a high-level forum for sharing views, information, and analyses related to harnessing science and technology for sustainability, and then catalyzing follow-on advisory work through the Academies.

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Locklair’s 'Sonata for Flute and Harp' to premiere June 19

Dan Locklair

Dan Locklair

Dan Locklair’s “Sonata for Flute and Harp” will be premiered June 19 by flutist Debra Reuter-Pivetta and harpist Jacquelyn Bartlett as part of the American Harp Society Summer Institute 2019. Locklair is a professor of music and composer-in-residence at Wake Forest University.

Sonata for Flute & Harp is the result of a 2018 commission by the North Carolina Harp Ensemble for Jacquelyn Bartlett and Debra Reuter-Pivetta in celebration of the 2019 American Harp Society, Inc. Summer Institute. Composed during summer 2018, Sonata for Flute & Harp is in three movements and is approximately twelve minutes in length, the composer writes, “It is warmly dedicated to Ms. Bartlett and Ms. Reuter-Pivetta.” The piece was published by Subito Music.

Learn more about the June 19 concert, and other concerts that are part of American Harp Society Summer Institute 2019, at

Locklair’s compositions are performed throughout the United States and the world.

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Special Deacon Family Hours planned for Father's Day at the Wellbeing Center

A special block of Deacon Family Hours has been scheduled in honor of Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16, at the Wellbeing Center.

The Wellbeing Center, routinely, offers Deacon Family Hours on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Deacon Family Hours provides an opportunity for anyone with an active Wellbeing Center membership to  bring their family members to the Wellbeing Center.  Access is complimentary to designated recreational areas during that time for family members.

On Father’s Day, Deacon Family Hours will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Additional details are available here.

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CASE presents several awards to Office of University Advancement

Wake Forest’s Office of University Advancement received several awards, recently, from CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education).

Wake Forest Magazine received four of the awards, including the the Robert Sibley Award for best general interest magazine in all categories from CASE.

The magazine received three gold Circle of Excellence Awards:

  • General Interest Magazines—Circulation of 75,000 or greater
  • Special Issues
  • Feature Writing—Profile

University Advancement also received a gold Circle of Excellence Award in the category of Advancement Services: Overall Operations.

The Circle of Excellence Awards recognize outstanding work in advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising and marketing.  The awards are open to professionals working at member colleges, universities, independent schools and their affiliated nonprofits around the world.

Judges may award four levels of recognition:  grand gold, gold, silver and bronze.

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