News & Events

  • Expanding Wake Voices Update

    Since 2022, graduate student Parker Beverly has been focusing her efforts on the collecting of oral history interviews through the Expanding Wake Voices: Inclusive Student Life project. Thanks to donor support, this important work continues to expand the History of Wake Forest oral history project, with a new focus on the student experience throughout the […]

  • “Demystifying Poetry,” a presentation by Professor Joseph Bathanti

    Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 3:00-4:00 Online recorded presentation with Live Q & A Please register in advance for this event . A link will be sent closer to the date. Professor Bathanti will read a handful of his poems and discuss the process of composition and revision, where poems come from, and how to strike…

  • 2024 Maya Angelou Garden Party

    2024 Maya Angelou Garden Party Sunday, April 7th, 2-4pm Bailey Park, 445 Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 The Maya Angelou Garden Party is an annual event hosted in Bailey Park to honor Dr. Maya Angelou by celebrating community, storytelling, and art. Each year this event is free and open to both the public and broader…

  • Dr. Ed Wilson Celebrates His 101st Birthday!

    Last year we hosted a large celebration for Dr. Wilson’s 100th birthday, so I did not want to let his 101st go by without acknowledging such an important milestone. Dr. Wilson, also known as “Mr. Wake Forest” embodies so much about Wake Forest that is good and true. I also have some updates and announcements […]

  • Piedmont Earth Day Fair with Special Collections & Archives

    Piedmont Earth Day Fair Saturday, April 20, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Winston-Salem Fairgrounds (rain or shine) Please visit the Special Collections & Archives booth at the Earth Day Fair where we will have a popup exhibit along with coloring cards for children, buttons, magnets, and stickers for all ages. A special bookmark will include zucchini seeds.…

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