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 […]
January 21st, 2015 | Media Advisory
January 21st, 2015 | Media Advisory
DoSomething.org 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 […]
January 16th, 2015 | Media Advisory
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 […]
January 15th, 2015 | Media Advisory
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 […]
January 14th, 2015 | Media Advisory
(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, […]
January 14th, 2015 | Thrive / 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.
January 9th, 2015 | Athletics
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.
January 9th, 2015 | Media Advisory
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 […]
Students are volunteering in Calcutta, India in the spirit of the University’s motto of Pro Humanitate, “for humanity,” by serving, teaching and using what they have learned to make the world better for everyone.
January 7th, 2015 | Media Advisory
Each year, Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University collaborate to host a major celebration to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme of this year’s program is “On Common Ground: If Not Now, When?” On Tuesday, Jan. 20, social activist, author and comedian, Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory will present the 15th Annual Dr. […]