Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC partners with WFU

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

With support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), Wake Forest University aims to transform the way college campuses approach well-being and become a model for others in higher education.

A $3 million gift from BCBSNC will help Wake Forest create a campus community dedicated to well-being and support initiatives across eight dimensions: physical, emotional, spiritual, social, intellectual, financial, occupational and environmental.

The Wake Forest faculty is already engaged in groundbreaking research related to health and well-being. Designed to measure well-being among students while they are on campus and then track them for several years after they graduate, the longitudinal study will create a tailored set of measures for colleges and universities to use to determine how the overall college experience affects student and alumni well-being.

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