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DashPop: School of Rock

A yearlong communication class that resulted in a music festival simulates a real-life entrepreneurial experience and provides students with hands-on skills needed for careers in communication, entrepreneurship and business, among others.

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Activism and the environment

Severe drought, rising seas and dangerous storms — activist Mary Robinson says the world must act in solidarity for climate justice. No country alone can protect its citizens.

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Michele Gillespie named Dean of the College

Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College. She will begin serving as dean July 1.

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Focus on the Forest

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Commencement 2015



Stephen Colbert will deliver Wake Forest's Commencement address on May 18, 2015. Jonathan L. Walton will be the Baccalaureate speaker.

About the University

Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.

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