Faculty question paid leave policy

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Administration, Faculty & Staff, Featured, News | 0 comments

When Angela Mazaris came back to her job as the director of the LGBTQ Center 11 weeks after having twins, it was difficult for her to even have a conversation with someone without bursting into tears. “I was so unbelievably exhausted,” Mazaris said. “[My partner and I] were still sleeping at 45-minute increments at night.”

Read More

HAVEN: Online course combats sexual assault

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Academics, Campus Life, Featured, News | 0 comments

In the first phase of a new administrative effort to tackle the issue of sexual assault on campus, students are required to complete the first half of HAVEN, an online sexual assault course aimed at educating students, by Monday, Nov. 16. “Sexual assault is a significant challenge for universities and colleges nationwide, seriously affecting the health, mental health and academic success of students,” Title IX Office coordinator Tanya Jachimiak said. “Although the problem of sexual misconduct is not unique to Wake Forest, we are continually reevaluating our prevention and awareness efforts.”

Read More

Campus mourns the loss of Jordan Bayer

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Wake Forest community grieves the loss of 20-year-old junior Jordan Bayer, who died at Carolinas Medical Center Main on Nov. 6 after suffering severe injuries in a car accident on Nov. 5. Bayer was returning to Wake Forest from the Charlotte Douglas Airport after an interview he had in New York for an internship with Goldman Sachs.

Read More

Deacon Profile: Chizoba Ukairo

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Campus Life, News | 0 comments

Chizoba Ukairo is a junior from Columbia, Md., and a social activist on campus. She is the director of the Branches social justice retreat, sits on the leadership board for Trailblaze, is a president’s aide, a student advisor to student government on activism, a Resident Adviser and a Black Students Alliance advocacy awareness chair. Additionally, she is an Anna Julia Cooper Center Fellow, an Office of Multicultural Affairs intercultural ambassador, on the Honor and Ethics council, and a member of Wake the Vote.

Read More

Students thrive in sustainability house

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Campus Life, News, Student Groups | 0 comments

As with many things, it is easier to have good habits when the people you surround yourself with also share those habits. That’s the idea behind the Sustainability House, living in a community where getting into the habit of taking care of the environment with sustainable living is the norm. The Sustainability House — or the“Susty House,” as it is considered on-campus — is home to a group of 10 students who live a more sustainable lifestyle than residents on campus.

Read More

Climate Change Forum: “You must adapt.”

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Events, News, Politics, Speakers | 0 comments

On Nov. 10 evening, Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director of Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy and the Bard MBA in Sustainability in New York City, introduced students’ roles in climate change mitigation strategies through his presentation, New Rules for Climate Protection: Student and Citizen Action to Change the Future.

Read More