Commencement http://wunc.org en VIDEO: Gwen Ifill Delivers Address To Wake Forest Graduates http://wunc.org/post/video-gwen-ifill-delivers-address-wake-forest-graduates <p>About 1,000 undergraduates and 600 graduate students received degrees at Wake Forest University's commencement exercises today.&nbsp; The school's Class of 2013 includes <a href="http://news.wfu.edu/2013/05/14/eleven-chosen-as-fulbright-scholars/">11 recipients of the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship</a>.&nbsp; Those students will be taking on post-graduate work ranging from researching regenerative medicine in Sweden to teaching Vietnamese children.&nbsp;</p><p>PBS journalist Gwen Ifill&nbsp; delivered the commencement address and urged the graduates to keep several promises.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 21:31:59 +0000 Gurnal Scott 15685 at http://wunc.org VIDEO: Gwen Ifill Delivers Address To Wake Forest Graduates Tens Of Thousands Descend On Area For Graduations http://wunc.org/post/tens-thousands-descend-area-graduations <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you live anywhere near a college campus and don’t have a compelling reason to attend the half-dozen or so graduations going on in the Triangle and Triad, this might be a good weekend to get out of town. Tens of thousands of family and friends are set to descend on Durham, Raleigh, and Greensboro for commencement events throughout the weekend.</span></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 08:19:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 15071 at http://wunc.org Tens Of Thousands Descend On Area For Graduations Graduations On Tap For Weekend http://wunc.org/post/graduations-tap-weekend <p></p><p style="line-height: 15px; margin-bottom: 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">Another wave of students is set to graduate from area colleges and universities this weekend. Commencement ceremonies will be held at North Carolina Central, Duke, and NC State.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 May 2011 09:10:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 8824 at http://wunc.org Thousands Will Graduate This Weekend http://wunc.org/post/thousands-will-graduate-weekend <p></p><p style="line-height: 15px; margin-bottom: 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">Commencement season begins in earnest this weekend, as several area colleges and universities hold graduation.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 06 May 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 8848 at http://wunc.org