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Triad Arts
9:17 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: February 1, 2013

Festival Stage performs regularly in Hanesbrands Theatre in downtown Winston-Salem.
Credit Hanesbrands Theatre in downtown Winston-Salem. / Hanesbrands Theatre

Imagine being able to develop a unique performance from the ground up with the mentorship of an internationally acclaimed performance artist. That’s exactly what a group of 17 Wake Forest University students will enjoy over a three-week residency with Tim Miller and their production of VOX. The student ensemble work is based on their own personal stories, experiences, and memories.

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Faces of Courage
3:27 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Be a Superhero: A Wake Forest University Student Learns A New Side Of Courage

Deanna Margius works with a blind camper at See Camp. The Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind operates the camp.
Credit Wake Forest University

50 years ago, Wake Forest University integrated its student body. Now it's commemorating this historic decision with the year-long project Faces of Courage. It honors those who have and continue to enrich Wake Forest's diverse and inclusive community.

In this segment of WFDD's Real People, Real Stories, guest commentator Deanna Margius describes the benefit of going down the path less traveled. She is studying biology and Spanish at Wake Forest to become an interpreter and a healthcare provider.

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Business
8:41 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Bright Ideas in Development in the Triad

Wake Forest University physics professor David Carroll works with graduate student on new FIPEL lighting technology.
Credit Photo courtesy of Wake Forest University

One organization plans to ramp up production of a  new light source, while a new startup seeks to work on new drugs that could help people suffering from Parkinson's Disease and addictions. Justin Catanoso, contributing writer with the Triad Business Journal and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program, discusses these developments with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.  

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