MARCH 3 - 7
vol 2 | issue 24

The season of Lent begins this week with Ash Wednesday on March 5. As we mark Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday this week in worship and around meal tables, we can reflect on rhythms of feasting and fasting that are central to Christianity and to the religious practices of many other faiths. Read more. 




Career Day

Wednesday, March 5, 10:30am - 12:30pm, Lower Auditorium | Add to your calendar.
You're invited to meet and network with employers, denominational leaders, and representatives from various ministry related careers (a full list is available online). Lunch will be provided for those who register - RSVP to Nic Williams by tomorrow, Monday, March 3. 

Ashes on the Quad

Wednesday, March 5, 2:30pm, Front Steps of Wait Chapel | Add to your calendar.

On Wednesday, the School of Divinity will offer the imposition of ashes to mark Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the liturgical season of Lent. This simple services of "Ashes on the Quad" will including singing and the receiving of ashes from 2:30 - 3:00pm on the steps of Wait Chapel. All members of the Wake Forest University community are invited to participate.



Byron Fellowship: Now Accepting Nominations

The Byron Fellowship is available to 20 students and seeks to inspire leaders of the emerging generation to engage their unique abilities in leading generative efforts within their own communities. Opportunities available in Asheville, NC (takes place in August) and Indiana (takes place in May). Find out more.




Spring Break
March 10 - 14

Job of the Week

King of Prussia, PAThe American Baptist Home Missions Societies seek an Emerging Leaders Strategist. You would develop strategies, best practices, and partnerships to ensure the engagement of persons 18 to 35 years-old in ministries of discipleship, community and justice and within the overall ministry life of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies.

>> View the detailed job listing for the position above and all available job listings (sorted by category) here.

Did you know that the Admissions Office keeps a list of external scholarship resources to assist you with finding scholarship and grants to support the cost of your education? There are a variety of awards available, some with certain eligibility requirements (i.e., location, denomination, etc.). 
>> View the complete listing oexternal scholarship resources.

Community Worship and Lunch - Tuesday, 11:00am - Davis Chapel & Lower Auditorium
Worship Leader: Francisco Risso (MDiv '14)

Coffee Hour - Wednesday, 11:00am - Lower Auditorium
Bring your mug, a treat to share (if you're able), and enjoy the company of community and conversation.

Intercessory Prayer - Wednesday, 12:00pm - Wingate 213
Join together with faculty, staff, and students for a brief service of intercessory prayer.

Community Worship and Lunch - Thursday, 11:00am -  Davis Chapel & Lower Auditorium
Worship Leader: led by Women's Work

>> View the complete Spring worship schedule here.

Environmental Activist Dr. Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor
Monday and Tuesday, March 3-4
Dr. Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, associate professor at Penn State University, is an environmental activist and advocate concerning plastic pollution and its creative transformation into works of arch which will result in a new book entitled, Visible Entaglements: Art, Advocacy, and the Ecological Aesthetics of Found Plastic Art.
  • Monday, March 3, 4:30pm - "I Must Be At Home Somewhere: Mobilizing Hospitality for Utopia" held at Beta Verde (3733 Milhaven Road), a 10-minute drive from campus  
  • Tuesday, March 4, 4:00pm - "Visible Entaglements: Plastic, Art, and Advocacy"
    WFU Scales Fine Arts Center 

Men's Tennis
Tuesday, March 4, 3:00pm, Wake Forest Tennis Center - vs. VCU
Tuesday, March 4, 7:00pm, Wake Forest Tennis Center - vs. Belmont Abbey

Disasters with Borders: The Impact of the "Haitian" Earthquake
in a Dominican Border Town
Tuesday, March 4, 7:00pm, Museum of Anthropology | More details.

Piracy and the Future of the Information Economy
Wednesday, March 5, 4:30pm, ZSR Library Auditorium 404
From Tin Pan Alley to the mp3, Americans have battled over the ownership and use of music. Professor Alex Sayf Cummings will discuss how the intersection of popular culture, technology, and law has shaped the way we enjoy music-and what this means for economic citizenship in the new economy.

Men's Basketball vs. Duke
Wednesday, March 5, 7:00pm, Joel Coliseum | Ticket Office: 336.758.3322

Partisans: Social Realism in American Art
Thursday, March 6, 12:00 - 1:00pm, Reynolda House Museum of American Art | More details.

LENS@Wake Forest 2014
LENS@Wake Forest 2014 is now accepting applications for the position of Program Assistant. LENS is a three week summer program for high school students and the 2014 theme is "Global Sustainability." For more information, visit

Co-Creation 2014 Conference - Greensboro, NC
May 1 - 3
If you are seeking inspiration and guidance for your inward and outward journey, and if you are searching for connections with others who dream of a new creation, this is where you need to be in May. This year's co-creation conference features a stellar line-up of speakers including Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault, Dr. Phyllis Tickle, and the Rev. Jon Wortmann. Find out more.

Interested in other events in the Piedmont? Check out a listing of other upcoming events this week here.

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