SG candidates debate, field questions from students

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Campus Life, Featured, Multimedia, News, Politics, Slideshows | 0 comments

Diversity and inclusion was the prevailing topic at this year’s Student Government candidate debate, which took place at 7 p.m. on March 29 in Pugh Auditorium. The debate was moderated by seniors Sonia Kuguru, representing the Arch Society, and Nehemiah Rolle, president of the Roosevelt Institute.

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Former Irish president addresses climate injustice

Posted by on Mar 28, 2015 in Events, Featured, News, Speakers | 0 comments

Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland and United Nations high commissioner for human rights, spoke in Wait Chapel on March 26 to discuss the impact of climate change and humanity’s need to combat its effects. The lecture, the latest part of the university’s “Voices of Our Time” series, focused on what Robinson calls “climate justice,” an issue to which her non-profit, the Mary Robinson Foundation — Climate Justice, is dedicated.

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Professor discusses the evolution of public speaking and the “ideal” radio voice

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Events, News, Speakers | 0 comments

On Monday, Dr. Brent Malin, a communication professor at the University of Pittsburgh, lectured in Carswell’s Annenberg Forum on the evolution of public speaking. Entitled “Electrifying Voices: Technology and Public Speaking in the Early 20th Century U.S.,” the presentation was the latest installment of the communication department’s “Great Teachers” lecture series.

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Meet the candidates: Student Government election profiles

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Featured, Multimedia, News, Student Groups, Video | 0 comments

Meet the seven candidates running for Student Government executive positions.

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Psychologist discusses police and black lives

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Events, News | 1 comment

Jennifer Eberhardt, a social psychologist at Stanford University, spoke in Brendle Recital Hall on March 24 on how racial stereotyping in the U.S. affects the relationship between black lives and the criminal justice system. Tensions nationwide in recent months have focused on racial justice and the way in which black citizens are treated by the local police forces in particular.

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Gillespie named dean of college

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Administration, Featured, News | Comments Off

Michele Gillespie, presidential endowed professor of southern history, will become the new dean of Wake Forest College on July 1, the university announced on March 25. Gillespie joined the university in 1999 and has previously worked as an associate provost from 2007-2010. She has received numerous honors throughout her 16-year tenure as a professor of history at the university.

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