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Grace Hallinah ('16) conducts a DNA experiment on strawberries.

Out of the classroom, into the kitchen

Chemistry majors use common kitchen ingredients to show school children visiting a local children’s science museum how chemistry can be a part of their everyday lives.


Student-athletes to participate in concussion study

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and student-athletes and trainers from all men’s and women’s teams at Wake Forest University will be contributing to the largest-ever study of concussion in sport.

Media Advisory: Words Awake 2 Celebrates Wake Forest Writers and Writing

More than 40 alumni who are novelists, biographers, journalists, screenwriters, poets and hip-hop artists return to Wake Forest University this month to share their experience as professional writers during a two-day Words Awake celebration of writers and writing taking place April 8-9.

Media Advisory: WFU Statement on Recent NC Legislation

“Wake Forest University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion remains unwavering and our non-discrimination statement includes protection for gender identity and sexual orientation. The new law does not apply to private institutions and will not impact Wake Forest’s employment practices, educational programs or campus activities in any way. Wake Forest underscores its commitment to creating an inclusive environment for all members of the University community as well as visitors to our campus.”


Charles Best, CEO of, to speak at WFU

In honor of Best’s participation in The Leadership Project, the University will host a philanthropic flash mob to support #BestSchoolDay movement.

Media Advisory: WFU LGBTQ Center Hosts Moment of Solidarity Today at 12:20 p.m.

The LGBTQ Center at Wake Forest University will host a short moment of solidarity today in light of yesterday’s passage of House Bill 2.

Newly approved undergraduate programs include Engineering, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery

WFU announces Biomedical Sciences and Engineering programs

Wake Forest University announced today that new academic programs in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering will anchor the University’s undergraduate presence, referred to as Wake Downtown, in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter beginning in 2017.


Thinking differently about aging

By 2060, one in four, or 98 million Americans, will be over 65. Slowing the biological process of aging could be a game changer for both the older population and the younger generation set to take care of them.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest Establishes David C. Darnell Presidential Chair in Principled Leadership

Wake Forest, with a $1 million commitment from Bank of America, is establishing the David C. Darnell Presidential Chair in Principled Leadership at Wake Forest University. A Wake Forest Presidential Chair supports recruiting and retaining faculty who are both outstanding researchers in their field as well as dedicated teachers. For the first $1 million donated […]

Media Advisory: American Muslim leader to speak at Wake Forest

Naeem Baig, president of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), will present a lecture titled “Building a More Inclusive Society” at Wake Forest University on March 24 at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. ICNA is a leading grassroots organization in the American Muslim community that […]