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Family Weekend: September 22-24

In this Issue: Family Weekend: September 22-24 Homecoming: October 20-22 Important mold and mildew prevention info Global Village Living & Learning Community applications open Dean’s Student Advisory Panel (DSAP) applications open Some terrific advice about mistakes from Letters So Dear Sending good thoughts to families awaiting Early Decision/Early Action admissions decisions Today I am sharing […]


Meet A Deac

In this Issue: Today is a Meet A Deac staff profile This is our final Meet A Deac profile of this semester. Today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to a colleague from Campus Recreation, Noah Mass. Noah, thanks for agreeing to do a Meet A Deac with me. To get us started, please give […]


Social Media Distortions

In this Issue: Reflections about students’ social media (and keeping their peers’ posts in perspective) I saw this post on my own social media feed earlier this week, and it really struck me (click the image to enlarge). The quote reads “Social media never shows the whole picture. Perfection is an illusion.“ That is such […]


Thursday Roundup

In this Issue: Census email some students have received (it’s legit!) Major/minor declaration next week Residential Engagement Communities (RECs) and theme housing Student Health Service Executive Director named We got a tremendous amount of rain yesterday, so your Deacs are no doubt seeing some soggy grass and random puddles on the sidewalks. It’s still chilly […]


A Sampling of Upcoming Events

In this Issue: Cozy Fest: Friday, Jan. 27 aWake All Night: Saturday, Jan. 28 Pride game: Sunday, Jan. 29 How students can learn about other events Today is rainy and cold – pretty much a gross day – and it is going to rain all day. So instead of dwelling on the cruddy weather we […]


Cold morning, hot news

In this Issue Lilly Endowment Inc. awards $30.7 million grant to support the University’s Program for Leadership and Character 1/25 Event: Growth Mindset: Rebounding from Academic Setbacks ’26 students got their issue of Letters So Dear Some continued tweaking of Daily Deac format Perspective for ’25s and ’26s on getting classes in their intended major […]


Meet A Deac

In this Issue: today is a Meet A Deac staff profile We have two more Meet A Deacs in the queue; these were ones that I had written last semester. So you’ve got one today and next Monday, and then we will move on to new things. Today I am pleased to introduce you to […]


Year of the Rabbit

In this Issue: Lunar New Year; Wake Washington summer apartment rental applications; stay healthy reminders for our students; student insurance deadline of January 30 (important if your Deac wasn’t on campus last fall); take a quick survey about the new format changes to the Daily Deac Happy Friday, Deac families! It’s the end of the […]


A Grey Day

In this Issue: Upcoming event: Spring Involvement Fair; Wakeville interdisciplinary arts festival; E-scooter and bike safety On this grey, drizzly Thursday, I bring you several news items that may be of interest. As always, take what serves you and scroll past anything that doesn’t 🙂 Upcoming event: Spring Involvement Fair – Jan. 24 The Spring […]


Midweek News

In this Issue: Community Safety Advisory about car thefts and break-ins; Men’s basketball win over Clemson, NPHC recruitment opportunity; messages from Residence Life and Housing Happy Wednesday, Deac families! It started out as a foggy, grey, drizzly morning but has turned into a beautiful sunny day – and rather warm: mid- to high-60s today and […]


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