From the WFU News Center, March 20, 2013:
Wake Forest’s public spaces, particularly Hearn Plaza, are known for beautiful grounds and views of the University’s majestic, Georgian buildings. But students and administrators noticed much of the University community was traveling from residence hall to classroom building and back again without pausing to enjoy their surroundings or take a break from their busy, stressful lives.
“Today’s college students are well-known for being the most overscheduled and routinized young people in history,” Provost Rogan Kersh, who has studied Generation Y, said. “Encouraging them to embrace well-being in mind, spirit and body can help them balance the demands of Wake Forest’s academics and their extracurriculars.” Read More