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African American Studies Program

One of our local TV stations ran a story last week about our new African American Studies Program with the creator of the program, Professor of Humanities Dr. Corey D. B. Walker. You can view the video on this website. I particularly liked a couple of the student quotes in the story: First-year student Chase Clark […]

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An Important Request

I am out this week recuperating from surgery, so I have pre-posed Daily Deacs to run in my absence. My colleagues will amend these pre-scheduled posts to include important information or breaking news. Editorial apologies for having had the date for Rosh Hashanah incorrect last Friday (we know it started Sunday evening; we only meant […]

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Meet A Deac

Mondays are for Meet A Deac, and I am happy to be able to introduce you to another one of our fantastic teacher-scholars. Today we are featuring. E.J. Masicampo of the Psychology department. E.J., thank you for agreeing to do Meet A Deac. Let’s start at the beginning: please tell me your job title and […]


Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Two of my most beloved Wake Foresters introduced me to a favorite quote they share in common: “Comparison is the thief of joy.” I came to love this quote too. It’s short, easy to remember, and absolutely true. I share this quote every year because “comparison is the thief of joy” is something I have […]

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Some Family Weekend Logistics

Today I want to bring you some of the logistics of Family Weekend, straight from the Family Weekend committee, and also some info about the Daily Deacs for the next two weeks is at the end of this post. The Family Weekend schedule is available through the Guidebook app (note: this is the same app […]

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Project Pumpkin

If your Deac loves Halloween and/or volunteering, encourage them to get involved with one of our largest student-led community events, Project Pumpkin. In the pre-pandemic years, it was a one-day event on campus that brought close to 1,000 local kids to campus for an afternoon of trick-or-treating, carnival games, and other fun. During the early […]

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Odds and Ends

I’ve got a variety of odds and ends to share with you today. I have gotten a couple of process-oriented questions on how to know important dates, information about non-COVID respiratory viruses we’re seeing on campus, and a couple of corrections to last Friday’s Daily Deac at the end. For those who may be asking […]

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Meet A Deac

It’s Monday – which means it’s Meet A Deac day! Today I am so happy to introduce you to a wonderful colleague of mine, Shelley Sizemore. Shelley, so excited to finally get you profiled in Meet A Deac. It’s been a big summer for you, with an important job change! Let’s start there with your […]


Airport Transportation

Editor’s Note: corrected links have been provided for Black Tie Transportation and Family Weekend ticket sales This weekend is Homecoming, and we welcome back all our alumni, but particularly those celebrating reunions (classes ending in 2s and 7s). The weather looks great for the weekend and I know it will be a terrific time for […]

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Lots of Announcements

It’s nearly opening night for This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing (directed by Brook Davis): “Join us for the charming story of three sisters who embark on fantastical journeys as they grow up and follow their dreams; there are sword fights, adventures at sea, and one very angry badger.” Tickets are […]

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