A private memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou will be livestreamed from Wait Chapel on June 7. Five of her former students reflect on their time together in the classroom and share the transformative lessons they learned.
June 2nd, 2014 | Media Advisory
Dr. Maya Angelou’s family has arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Due to limited seating capacity, the family has decided to have a closed service for family and friends only. Wake Forest University will livestream the service for the public at go.wfu.edu/angeloumemorial. The family will […]
Today members of the Wake Forest University community mourn the loss of beloved poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and professor Dr. Maya Angelou.
May 27th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Charles Iacovou will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, effective July 1. Since joining the School of Business’ leadership team in 2007, Iacovou has served in a number of senior administrative roles, including Director of the Full-time MBA Program, Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Senior Associate Dean […]
Charles Iacovou will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, effective July 1.
May 22nd, 2014 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. The initiative is also focusing on increasing the diversity of the students who study abroad, ensuring quality and removing barriers to participation. […]
It was the commencement ceremony the entire country was watching. Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson addresses the Class of 2014 and members of more than 30 media organizations less than a week after losing the top job at the nation’s most distinguished newspaper.
It was on a two-week summer road trip with her mom that Elizabeth Jay (’14) entered the gates of Wake Forest for the first time. Like so many, as soon as they stepped onto campus, they realized Wake Forest was the perfect school for Elizabeth. “In a rare mother-daughter moment, we completely agreed,” commented the […]
May 15th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Jill Abramson, former Executive Editor of the New York Times, has confirmed that she will deliver the Commencement address at Wake Forest University on Monday, May 19. A Commencement Speaker Advisory Committee comprised of students, faculty, staff and administrators provided input on the speaker selection process. On Thursday, Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch re-affirmed the […]
May 15th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 19, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon. Commencement parking passes and commencement tickets are required to enter campus and attend the event. Passes and tickets are reserved for graduates and their guests. Those without commencement parking passes will not be allowed […]