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Law professors to speak on Tuesday, Jan. 17, on environmental policies under Trump Administration

In January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change and energy.

The Wake Forest University Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) has gathered environmental, political and academic experts from Wake Forest Law to explain how the United States’ environmental policy will take shape under the Trump Administration. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the Byrum Welcome Center. To attend, RSVP here.

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Harold Lloyd

Professor Harold Lloyd to participate in N.C. House Bill 2 public forum on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Wake Forest

Wake Forest Law is co-sponsoring a public forum on North Carolina House Bill 2 that will be held from 1:45-3:15 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, in Carswell Hall’s Annenberg Forum. The event is free and open to the Wake Forest University community and public.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath, former WFU Professor Robert Beachy to discuss history of sexual identity on Tuesday, Sept. 27

Professor Shannon Gilreath will participate in a discussion about history and sexual identity titled, “Gay Berlin and its Contemporary Aftermath.” The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. It is free and open to the public.

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Kathy “Killian” Noe to give address at WFU School of Divinity Fall Convocation on Thursday, Sept. 8

Kathy “Killian” Noe (’80), founder of Recovery Café, a therapeutic community for men and women recovering from homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges in Seattle, Washington, will deliver Wake Forest University School of Divinity’s Fall Convocation address on Thursday, Sept. 8. Her address is titled, “What The World Needs Now: Building Authentic Community.”

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Wake Forest School of Business to present ‘Personal Concierge or Big Brother?’ moderated panel discussion on Thursday, Sept. 15

“Personal Concierge or Big Brother? Balancing the Possibilities of Big Data with the Need for Privacy” is a moderated panel discussion, sponsored by the BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism in the Wake Forest School of Business. Its objective is to discuss the ethical dilemmas and implications for business uses of data, including but not limited to the landscape of consumer data, consumer privacy, and company policies for handling data.

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Wake Forest Law featured in American Lawyer regarding LSAT v. GRE

Wake Forest School of Law was mentioned in the following article, “LSAT v. GRE: Rhetoric v. Reality,” published originally in The American Lawyer on Feb. 26. Wake Forest Law is in the process of determining whether they should start accepting the GRE from students.

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Law professors to participate in ‘Studying Race and Human Community’ panels on Tuesday, Feb. 23

Professors Jonathan Cardi, Gregory Parks, Wendy Parker, Luellen Curry, Abigail Perdue, Kami Simmons, Richard Schneider and Wilson Parker will participate in “Studying Race and Human Community: Current Curricula Opportunities in the Humanities” panel discussions. The panels will be held from 7-7:25 p.m. and  7:35-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1310. Students are encouraged to register here if they are interested in attending. Continue reading »

Professor John Korzen

Professor John Korzen quoted in Winston-Salem Journal about annual Wake Forest University Lovefeast

Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91) and his wife, Catherine, are quoted in the following story that ran in the Winston-Salem Journal. Read the original story here.

Wake Forest University’s annual Lovefeast took on special meaning Sunday, as speakers took note of recent tragic events, including last week’s mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that left 14 people dead, and the terrorist attack in Paris last month that killed at least 130 people.Timothy L. Auman, the university’s chaplain, said that such events can lead people to hopelessness. But Auman reminded those gathered at the 51st annual Lovefeast that there is always light. Continue reading »

The White House and Wake Forest co-host summit ‘Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color’ on Friday, Nov. 13

The White House Council on Women and Girls and the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University will co-host a daylong summit on Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, at the White House South Court Auditorium. The event will be live-streamed at You can also follow the conversation at #YesSheCan.

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Winston-Salem Journal reports on opening of Smith Anderson Office of Community Outreach

The following story ran in the Nov. 8, 2015, Winston-Salem Journal here: Wake Forest University School of Law has opened the Smith Anderson Office of Community Outreach within the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »