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Students and International Travel

From the Student Health Service:

Spring and summer break are right around the corner. Is your son or daughter considering international travel for leisure, study abroad or service? If so, the Student Health Service International Travel Clinic should be part of their travel planning.

Students traveling to Central and South America, Punta Cana and the Caribbean, should be aware of the possibility of mosquito borne infections, including Zika, Chikungunya, Dengue and malaria. Wake Forest Student Health Service advises students who are planning such travel learn about ways to prevent illness and stay healthy prior to travel. For detailed information about destination specific travel recommendations visit: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/

For the latest information regarding the Zika virus please visit the Student Health Service website.

 

 

Information about Dining, Student Health During the Snow Day

From the Wake Alert web site: “Student Health will see patients on a limited, urgent care basis. All appointments will be rescheduled. Please call 336.758.5218 or visit shs.wfu.edu for more information.”

4:30 PM UPDATE: ARAMARK/Campus Dining provided a snow update Monday 430 pm with dining hours for open dining venues.

 

Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest to be Closed on Monday February 15

Because of weather conditions, the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will be closed on Monday, February 15.  Classes will not meet on campus. Offices will be closed.

Travel on and off campus Monday is expected to be hazardous, so all are encouraged to be cautious outside.

For those planning to attend events on campus Monday, check with the host or sponsoring organization. To obtain information on campus dining, visit wakeforest.campusdish.com. Recreation facilities, Z. Smith Reynolds Library and Benson University Center will be open Monday.

Student Health will see patients on a limited, urgent care basis. All appointments will be rescheduled. Please call 336.758.5218 or visit shs.wfu.edu for more information.

University shuttles will not operate Monday.

Please continue to check the Wake Alert website at wakealert.wfu.edu for any other announcements that may be made.

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LENS@Wake Forest

Do you have a high school student seeking a fun, challenging, and unique summer experience?  LENS@Wake Forest provides students an interdisciplinary and experiential learning environment characteristic of the liberal arts education – without the pressure of grades or credit.

Rising high school juniors and seniors spend three weeks living on campus discovering how to change the way they learn, the way they think and the way they lead.

Explore our two exceptional academic opportunities:  Global Sustainability or Cultural Crossroads.  Access the application and learn more at lens.wfu.edu.

Black History Month Events

The Office of Multicultural Affairs shared the following information with the Parent Programs office.

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Black History Month 2016In celebration of Black History Month, a collaboration of faculty, staff, and student organizations from Wake Forest University united together to bring you the “Black is…The Multiplicity of the Black Experience” event calendar.

One of the first of its kind, the goal of this partnership was to highlight all of the events going on across the Wake Forest community. Out of it came this wonderful events calendar.

Please share your Black History Month experience (picture or favorite quote) using the hashtag #WFUBHM, as well as this event flyer with friends.

Shuttle Collided with Car on Campus, No One Reported Injured

A Wake Forest shuttle bus and a student-driven vehicle collided tonight on Wake Forest Road near Wait Chapel/Wingate Hall, according to the University Police Department.  No one has been reported as injured.

The vehicles caught fire after the collision.  Wake Forest Road near Wait Chapel and Farrell Hall is closed while the accident is investigated.  The University Police Department asks that no one attempt to drive in that immediate area.  All are asked to stay clear of the immediate area.

The Winston-Salem Police Department is assisting the University Police Department with the accident. The Winston-Salem Fire Department responded to the fire.

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Family Weekend 2016 Date Set

The fall Family Weekend Date has been announced.  Family Weekend will be held Friday, October 7th through Sunday, October 9th.

Student Union, who plans all Family Weekend activities, will have details about the weekend closer to the summer.

If you wish to look into hotel reservations now, see the hotels page.

Business School Events for First-Year Students

The School of Business asked that the following information be shared with parents and families of first-year students (Class of 2019) who have interest in exploring possible business majors.

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February in Farrell for First-Year Students!

Please note the following events taking place in Farrell Hall in February for first-year students interested in applying to the School of Business. This is your month!

March and early April are dedicated to major advising and registration, so we would like to offer these opportunities in February to first-year students interested in information about the School of Business majors and application process.

Please plan to attend these events if you intend to apply to the School of Business and would like the latest information.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10thStudy Abroad Panel—will include a panel of business majors speaking about their abroad experience, as well as, information about the rules pertaining to the School of Business majors studying abroad. 4:00 PM in Broyhill Auditorium, Farrell Hall.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17thSchool of Business Information Session—will be similar to the one held in August with more in-depth information about the majors, the application process, clubs and career paths. 5:00 PM in Broyhill Auditorium, Farrell Hall.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19thSchool of Business Drop-In Hours for Q & A—Drop in to speak to an academic adviser in the School of Business with your specific questions.  9:00-11:30 AM and 1:30-4:00 PM in 115 Farrell Hall (check in at the front desk and ask for Sharon Payne)

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25thSchool of Business Drop-In-Hours for Q & A—Drop in to speak to an academic adviser in the School with your specific questions.  9:00-11:30 AM and 1:30-4:00 PM in 115 Farrell Hall (check in at the front desk and ask for Sharon Payne)

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29th School of Business Drop-In-Hours for Q & A—Drop in to speak to an academic adviser in the School with your specific questions.  1:30-4:00 PM in 115 Farrell Hall (check in at the front desk and ask for Sharon Payne)

We have dedicated this month to first-year students, so I encourage you to attend these events in February. We will be available to meet with first-year students again after April 15th.

I look forward to meeting you at our events in February!

Sharon Payne
paynese@nullwfu.edu

Memorial Service for Jordan Thomas Bayer (’17)

A memorial service honoring the life of Jordan Thomas Bayer (’17) will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, February 5, in Wait Chapel.

The service will be followed by a bench dedication outside of Farrell Hall.
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Reynolda Campus to Open at 10 am Monday 1/25

The Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will open at 10 a.m. Monday, January 25.

Classes will not meet on campus until 10 a.m.  Offices will open at 10 a.m.

The University’s Black and Gold shuttle line will begin at 8:50 a.m.  The University’s Gray shuttle line will begin at 8:58 a.m.

Local conditions will vary in the region, so please use your best judgment regarding your own safety.

Please see the Wake Alert website at wakealert.wfu.edu for any other announcements that may be made.

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