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Media Advisory: 25 Years Later: WFU President Nathan O. Hatch’s book on American Christianity

A quarter century after it was published, scholars are still talking about the award-winning book, “The Democratization of American Christianity,” written by Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch. To mark the book’s 25th anniversary, Wake Forest will host a half-day symposium Feb. 6 featuring seven of the country’s most distinguished scholars of early American […]

'Building the Dream' award-winners Womack and LeDuc (left to right)

Committed to making a difference

Associate librarian Hu Womack and seniors Nehemiah Rolle and Joe LeDuc have been named Wake Forest University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners for exemplify Dr. King’s qualities and promoting diversity within the community.

Media Advisory: WFU Announces 2015 MLK ‘Building the Dream’ Award Winners

Associate librarian Hu Womack and seniors Nehemiah Rolle and Joe LeDuc have been named Wake Forest University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners. The award is traditionally presented to a student and a professor or administrator from both Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State University who exemplify King’s qualities and promote diversity […]

Media Advisory: Entrepreneur Nancy Lublin to Speak at Wake Forest CEO and founder of Dress for Success Nancy Lublin, named one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune magazine, will participate in an open dialogue on leadership with Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch and politics professor Melissa Harris-Perry on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The event is […]

Media Advisory: Expert Available: President Obama’s State of the Union address

As President Obama prepares to deliver the 2015 State of the Union address on Jan. 20, Wake Forest University Professor of Politics and International Affairs David Coates can discuss what will and won’t be said and why.  Coates is the author of a new book, “America in the Shadow of Empires,” that calls for a renewed national […]

Media Advisory: World-Famous marine biologists to speak at WFU

PRO+ECT welcomes to the Wake Forest University campus three women marine biologists who have dedicated their lives to saving the oceans: world-famous oceanographer and activist Sylvia Earle, renowned coral reef biologist Nancy Knowlton of the Smithsonian, and policy advocate Amanda Leland of the Environmental Defense Fund. The event is sponsored by the Center for Energy, Environment […]

Media Advisory: Melissa Harris-Perry Named Executive Director of WFU’s Pro Humanitate Institute

(Winston-Salem, N.C. – Jan. 14, 2015) – Melissa Harris-Perry, Wake Forest University politics professor and MSNBC television host, has been appointed executive director of the University’s Pro Humanitate Institute. Launched this summer, the Pro Humanitate Institute brings under one umbrella many of Wake Forest’s community engagement efforts. Through teaching, research, service and professional development programs, […]


Making space for wellbeing

In 2014, the University launched “Thrive,” a program to help students, faculty and staff develop the skills, knowledge and perspective to maintain a healthy, balanced life. Here is a review of recent wellbeing-related stories and a glimpse of what’s ahead for 2015.


Muuss named men’s head soccer coach

Former Demon Deacon assistant and current University of Denver head coach Bobby Muuss has been named the head men’s soccer coach at Wake Forest University. “We’re happy to welcome Bobby back to Wake Forest,” said Athletics Director Ron Wellman.

Media Advisory: Terrorism Expert – Hostages Freed But Related Events Likely

Randy Rogan, an internationally recognized expert on hostage crisis negotiation, is available to comment on the unfolding hostage crisis in France. Rogan a communication professor and co-Interim Dean of the College at Wake Forest, has worked with the FBI and was a member of the team of analysts that helped identify the Unabomber. His expertise is specifically related to communication dynamics in crisis […]