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Media Advisory: Wake Forest to honor Pablo Neruda

Wake Forest will host a series of events honoring Chilean poet, diplomat and politician Pablo Neruda from Sept. 22-25. The University is the first of eight organizations worldwide hosting events from 2014 through 2016 as part of Seis Miradas por latinoamerica (Six Perspectives on Latin America) — an international multidisciplinary program organized to promote the […]

Media Advisory: Fossil with lips like Jagger found by WFU anthropologist

Ellen Miller didn’t hesitate to pay homage to a rock-and-roll legend when it came time to name a new fossil she surmised had large, sensitive lips. “I like the Rolling Stones,” she said with a big smile. “I’m a huge Stones fan.” That’s why a swamp-dwelling creature that lived 19 million years ago in Africa […]

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Fossil has lips like Jagger

When anthropologist Ellen Miller discovered a fossil for a new species with large, signature lips, it gave her great “satisfaction” to name the creature after Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest students plan day of Remembrance and Service

In honor of the events of 9/11, students at Wake Forest University have planned a Day of Remembrance and Service. Sponsored by the Pro Humanitate Institute, the Day of Remembrance and Service will bring together several student organizations through service activities to commemorate those lost. Students will gather on the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 10 […]

Media Advisory: U.S. News ranks Wake Forest among top 30 national universities

U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 27th among 280 national universities. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 19 consecutive years. The University has been ranked in the top 25 five times. Last year, Wake Forest was in a five-way tie for […]

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U.S. News ranks WFU among top 30

U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges guide ranked the University 27th among 280 national universities. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 19 consecutive years and has been ranked in the top 25 five times.

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Wake Forest launches ‘Thrive’

Today’s campus-wide introduction of “Thrive,” the University’s comprehensive approach to wellbeing, features fun activities to get people thinking and talking about serious topics such as financial planning, work satisfaction, intellectual engagement, emotional health and spirituality.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest to host 9th Wonder and screen ‘The Hip-Hop Fellow’

Wake Forest University will host Winston-Salem’s Grammy Award-winning producer 9th Wonder and North Carolina-based Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Kenneth Price on Friday, Sept. 12, for three events, which are free and open to the public. •  Kenneth Price’s Independent Filmmaking Lecture: Kenneth Price, a Raleigh, N.C. native, will discuss the challenges and rewards of independent documentary filmmaking based on the […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University welcomes its first Director of Wellbeing

Wake Forest University has named Malika Roman Isler (’99) as its first Director of Wellbeing. A doctoral level-trained health scientist, Roman Isler is currently a research administrator and faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She will begin her new role on Oct. 1 with more than 10 years of experience […]

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Seeking higher ground

The School of Divinity’s convocation address was given by the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, which was the inaugural event of the Mac Bryan Prophetic Preaching Series that honors the late George McLeod “Mac” Bryan, Sr., who was a professor of religion for 37 years.