John Burnley Winslow’s graduation present is a 1913 Wake Forest yearbook. When Winslow walks across the stage to get his diploma, it will be exactly 100 years after his great grandfather Albert Rufus Phillips earned his Wake Forest degree in May of 1913.
May 19th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest’s commencement ceremony remains on schedule to be held outside on Hearn Plaza at 9 a.m. Monday, May 20. Weather forecasts currently call for a possibility of light, scattered showers in this area on Monday morning. Severe weather is not expected, according to multiple local meteorologists the University has consulted. If plans change due to unexpected severe weather, the [...]
May 17th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 20, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon. Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week” and senior correspondent for the “PBS NewsHour” will deliver Wake Forest’s 2013 commencement address on May 20 to more than 1,600 graduate and undergraduate students. Commencement [...]
May 16th, 2013 | Media Advisory
By saving 139,196 gallons of water, Wake Forest University placed among the top five schools in the country in the Campus Conservation Nationals 2013 competition for greatest average reduction of water usage in residence halls. More than 120 colleges and universities participated in the three-week competition. From Feb. 4 to April 26, campus teams for residence halls [...]
Wake Forest has been at the forefront of transforming the traditional, outdated concept of “career services” into a holistic, four-year approach to personal and career development. Now Andy Chan, the vice president for personal and career development, is building upon the success of our students to help colleges and universities nationwide do the same.
May 15th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Members of the media are invited to attend Wake Forest University’s commencement ceremony Monday, May 20. Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week” and senior correspondent for the “PBS NewsHour” will deliver Wake Forest’s 2013 commencement address. The outdoor ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza (the Quad). The event is [...]
From researching regenerative medicine in Sweden to teaching in Vietnam, 11 Wake Forest students and recent graduates have been awarded Fulbright scholarships to go abroad during the 2013-1014 academic year.
Developed by WFU researchers, BioBook turns lengthy, complex topics into small, manageable chunks of knowledge that can be changed as educators see fit. Within three years, BioBook (about $30) is expected to replace paper textbooks ($200+) for students taking general biology at Wake Forest and Forsyth Technical Community College.
When Rahel Tafese spent a day job shadowing a sales representative for BioRx, she learned about treatments for immune deficiency, but more important, she made connections that will help her as she figures out her career path. Forty alumni offered an insider’s view of their work to current students as part of the new program.
Media Advisory: Wake Forest University and Forsyth Tech work to bring novel e-learning tool to Biology 101
May 7th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Many Americans struggle when it comes to basic math and science. This well-documented fact is a big problem for millions of displaced workers in a job market dominated by a burgeoning high-tech sector. It is also the driving force behind the efforts of Wake Forest University and Forsyth Technical Community College to introduce a new [...]