This week, National Public Radio’s Eric Westervelt broke the story of an unprecedented study challenging the value of standardized tests in the admissions process. Dean of Admissions Martha Allman talks about the findings and what they mean for Wake Forest. Read the Q&A.
On Feb. 20, the Wake Forest community gathered together in Wait Chapel to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the founding of the University at Founders’ Day Convocation. The annual event recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.
When 6-year-old Ava Elsner arrived on campus Saturday afternoon, students dressed as Cinderella and Snow White greeted her and placed a sparkling crown on her head. Students sponsored a Make-A-Wish trip for Ava, who suffers from spinal muscular atrophy.
February 18th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest is hosting TEDx, an independently organized event licensed by TED, on Feb. 22 from noon to 5 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The event will feature nine thought leaders ranging from the CEO of the Wall Street Journal’s 2013 startup of the year to the founder of the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte. Presenters, who will give 18-minute […]
Three new grants totaling nearly $1 million to the School of Divinity will create a state-of-the-art teaching chapel, address economic issues facing future ministers and position early career pastors to be leaders in their wider communities.
A different animal represents each year in the Chinese zodiac calendar, and 2014 is the year of the horse. Wake Forest hosted a Chinese New Year celebration at The Barn for students, faculty, staff and the Winston-Salem community.
February 11th, 2014 | Media Advisory
The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2013 fall semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xlsx)
One theatre class led Johanna Beach (’15) on an amazing journey to Prague. Now assistant director of “Embers and Stars,” she is sharing the story of Petr Ginz, who was a young teen during the Holocaust.
February 7th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest is hosting TEDx, an independently organized event licensed by TED, on Feb. 22 from noon to 5 p.m. in Wait Chapel. Nine thought-leaders will deliver talks in less than 18 minutes on topics ranging from sustainable urban farming to sports to education. Speakers include: Robin Emmons, founder and executive director of Sow Much […]
February 6th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University alumnus and Winston-Salem native Alan Fox has donated $2 million in support of the Wake Forest Football Program. His gift brings the total amount raised for Wake Forest Football to $5 million since the launch of Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest in October, demonstrating significant momentum for a new era […]