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Media Advisory: Wake Forest research confirms controversial nitrite hypothesis

Understanding how nitrite can improve conditions such as hypertension, heart attack and stroke has been the object of worldwide research studies. New research from Wake Forest University has potentially moved the science one step closer to this goal. In a paper published online ahead of print in the February issue of the Journal of Biological […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest honored for service

Wake Forest University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is one of 27 schools in North Carolina to be recognized for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community. Wake Forest University was recognized in the “General Community Service” and “Education” categories. […]

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It’s finals week – take time to ‘ZieSta’

The ZieSta Room encourages the wellbeing of students by having a specified place within the library that allows students to easily take a break from work.

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The 50th Lovefeast: A celebration around the world

Christmas decorations, music, and the smell of sweet coffee filled Wait Chapel as more than 2,200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 50th Annual Lovefeast.

An artist's rendering of the new School of Medicine facility planned for the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

School of Medicine to build downtown

The School of Medicine has announced plans for a new medical education building in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Construction will begin immediately with plans to welcome students in July 2016, coinciding with the introduction of one of the most advanced medical school curriculums in the country.

Freshman Sammy Moorin has enjoyed her first-year seminar class, Deconstructing Beyoncé.

Going above and Beyoncé

A popular first-year seminar in English gives students opportunity to use a pop singer’s life and music as a kaleidoscope to look at topics like body image, privacy and feminism.

Media Advisory: Jump-start exam week catching Zs in the library

Instead of an endless supply of coffee, jitters and lack of sleep during exam week, students at Wake Forest University will cram on naps, relaxation and technology-free zones in an unlikely place… a newly-created “ZieSta Room” in the Z. Smith Reynolds (ZSR) Library. Research shows that even 15-minute naps can increase retention, focus and productivity. So, […]

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Accountancy grads rank top in nation

Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy program have achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the CPA exam for the 12th time since 1997, more than any other university during the same time period.

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A treasured holiday tradition

On Sunday, Dec. 7, Wake Foresters, near and far, will celebrate the 50th Annual Wake Forest Lovefeast, the largest Moravian-style lovefeast in North America and a favorite Wake Forest tradition.

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Building community from scratch

The busiest time of year at the Campus Kitchen is the week before Thanksgiving as students, faculty and staff come together for Turkeypalooza. Now in its 8th year, Turkeypalooza is a week-long event in which more than 150 volunteers cook locally-sourced Thanksgiving dinners for food-insecure Triad-area residents.