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Looking back at 2013-2014

Featuring 'new' news from the academic year

Wake Foresters had a knockout year. From celebrating world-class rankings to achievements in the classroom, across campus and abroad, the University continues to inspire and impact the world.

Filed under Admissions, Campus Life, School of Business, School of Law, Wake Forest College

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WFU launches Pro Humanitate Institute

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The new Pro Humanitate Institute will energize and expand on a host of relevant activities already underway, while inspiring new ideas for connecting a Wake Forest education with a deep and abiding commitment to improving lives.

Filed under Pro Humanitate, Provost, University Announcement

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Motor mouth: Dentist on wheels

Source: Wake Forest Magazine

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Health and exercise science major Sara Creighton (’05) wanted to be a dentist since middle school. This summer, she sold her brick-and-mortar office to take her practice on the road in a custom-designed, souped-up trailer housing San Francisco's first mobile dental office.

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#MyTopCollege is Wake Forest University

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From educating the whole person to Pro Humanitate to studying abroad, Wake Foresters have been sharing their black and gold spirit across social media to show that #MyTopCollege is Wake Forest University.

Filed under Alumni, Campus Life, Staff, Student

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Priceless opportunities: $400M and counting

A financial aid package helped make Sarah Millsaps' dream of attending Wake Forest University a reality.

Thanks to the largest fundraising year in University history, Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest has raised more than $402 million of the $600 million Reynolda Campus goal, making it possible for students like Sarah Millsaps ('16) to say "yes" to Wake Forest.

Filed under Admissions, Faculty, Research, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Wake Will

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Welcome to college (almost)

High school students get a first look during LENS@Wake Forest

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From lectures to team building to serving in the community, 51 students from 15 states get a taste of college life at LENS@Wake Forest, a three-week pre-college sustainability program.

Filed under Admissions, Campus Life, Community, Staff, Sustainability

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Looking back at 2013-2014

Featuring 'new' news from the academic year - Jul. 29th, 2014

WFU launches Pro Humanitate Institute

Jul. 25th, 2014

Motor mouth: Dentist on wheels

Jul. 22nd, 2014

Media Advisory: Students named to Wake Forest University’s Spring 2014 Dean’s List

Jul. 18th, 2014

#MyTopCollege is Wake Forest University

Jul. 17th, 2014

Media Advisory: Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest hits $400 million mark

Wake Forest University had largest fundraising year ever - Jul. 14th, 2014

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