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Homecoming for Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC host and author, returned this fall to her alma mater as a professor in the politics and international affairs department. In an interview with Wake Forest Magazine, she reflects on her student experience at Wake Forest and why she loves teaching.

Campus Kitchen executive board members and volunteers prepare meals for local residents in its new space in Kitchin Residence Hall.

A new home for Campus Kitchen

On Friday, Sept. 19, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University will hold a grand opening for its new home in the heart of campus. Officially opening its doors in 2006, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest has continued to grow every year since.

As "These Shining Lives" dramaturg, Mike Griggs spent months researching the time period to provide an accurate representation of the 20s and 30s. Left to right: Alyssa Gera as Charlotte, Johanna Beach as Catherine, Natalie Brashear as Frances and Hayley Greenstreet as Pearl.

Play shines light on Radium Girls’ history

Mike Griggs (’15) has been working with theatre professor Cindy Gendrich to hone his skills as a dramaturg. While a little unusual that Griggs auditioned and was cast for smaller roles in the play, “These Shining Lives,” it was important to him to gain professional experience researching, developing and acting in a play.

Media Advisory: Grand opening of the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University

On Friday, Sept. 19, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University will hold a grand opening for its new home in the heart of campus. Campus Kitchen is a collaboration of students, faculty, staff, dining services, more than 10 agency partners and the Winston-Salem community. Through a strong partnership with Aramark, the campus dining service, the Campus Kitchen […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest to honor Pablo Neruda

Wake Forest will host a series of events honoring Chilean poet, diplomat and politician Pablo Neruda from Sept. 22-25. The University is the first of eight organizations worldwide hosting events from 2014 through 2016 as part of Seis Miradas por latinoamerica (Six Perspectives on Latin America) — an international multidisciplinary program organized to promote the […]

Media Advisory: Fossil with lips like Jagger found by WFU anthropologist

Ellen Miller didn’t hesitate to pay homage to a rock-and-roll legend when it came time to name a new fossil she surmised had large, sensitive lips. “I like the Rolling Stones,” she said with a big smile. “I’m a huge Stones fan.” That’s why a swamp-dwelling creature that lived 19 million years ago in Africa […]

Ellen Miller on Egyptian dig site.

Fossil has lips like Jagger

When anthropologist Ellen Miller discovered a fossil for a new species with large, signature lips, it gave her great “satisfaction” to name the creature after Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest students plan day of Remembrance and Service

In honor of the events of 9/11, students at Wake Forest University have planned a Day of Remembrance and Service. Sponsored by the Pro Humanitate Institute, the Day of Remembrance and Service will bring together several student organizations through service activities to commemorate those lost. Students will gather on the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 10 […]

Media Advisory: U.S. News ranks Wake Forest among top 30 national universities

U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 27th among 280 national universities. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 19 consecutive years. The University has been ranked in the top 25 five times. Last year, Wake Forest was in a five-way tie for […]

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U.S. News ranks WFU among top 30

U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges guide ranked the University 27th among 280 national universities. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 19 consecutive years and has been ranked in the top 25 five times.