Site Content

Archive

Media Advisory: Wake Forest hosts statewide Conference for Diversity and Inclusion Professionals

On November 21, the Wake Forest University Office of Diversity and Inclusion will serve as host to the North Carolina Diversity and Inclusion Partners (NCDIP) Annual Fall Conference. Convened by Assistant Provost Barbee Oakes, this year’s conference will explore the meanings and manifestations of implicit bias in everyday professional life. NCDIP is a consortium of diversity […]

STEM incubator project partners and mentor, l-r, Jack Janes, Dominic Prado, Paul Pauca and Ran Chang.

Sonar-assisted human navigation

STEM incubator brings students from different classes and disciplines together, fostering horizontal relationships where they learn from each other, but also vertical relationships with their faculty mentors.

IMG_7713

Breaking down barriers

To help commemorate the 25th anniversary of the end of oppression in East Germany, students decorated a section of the Wake Forest “Berlin Wall” – four, nine-foot walls that were on display on Manchester plaza – in response to the question, “what walls hold you back?”

Media Advisory: Full-time Title IX Coordinator joins Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University has named Tanya L. Jachimiak, a legal professional with six years experience in higher education law, as its first full-time Title IX Coordinator. She began her new role last week. Jachimiak comes to Wake Forest as the Title IX coordinator at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her law degree in […]

fieldhockey.ACC.620x350

WFU Field Hockey: 2014 ACC Champs

Wake Forest field hockey defeated Syracuse 2-0 to claim its fourth ACC Championship at Jack Katz Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The victory gives Wake Forest athletics its 47th all-time team ACC Championship.

20141106natalie4670

More than scores

Each fall, high school seniors nationwide begin the college application process, and many worry their SAT/ACT test scores will overshadow their academic achievements and talents. With Wake’s test-optional policy, students like Natalie Casimir know that they’re not just a number.

Media Advisory: Hungry bats compete for prey by jamming sonar

In their nightly forays, bats hunting for insects compete with as many as one million hungry roost-mates. A study published today in Science shows that Mexican free-tailed bats jam the sonar of competitors to gain advantage in aerial foraging contests. Bats use echolocation, or biological sonar, to find and track insect prey in complete darkness. […]

Media Advisory: Turkeypalooza: Made from scratch Thanksgiving meals for the hungry

Who and What: Wake Forest student, faculty and staff volunteers will prepare more than 400 traditional Thanksgiving dinners from scratch and deliver them to food-insecure Triad-area residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University during the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. More than 150 volunteers will cook with […]

20120823sparc2645

Focus on food in the forest

Justice. Politics. Access. Quality. Insecurity. Production. Deserts. Sustainability. One word that connects all of these words is FOOD. At Wake Forest, references to these terms – food justice, food quality, food politics – can be found everywhere, woven into the fabric of students’ lives through their course work, extra-curricular activities and service learning opportunities.

Media Advisory: Mur Muchane named Assoc. VP for Information Technology & CIO

Wake Forest has named Mur Muchane Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO). He will assume his duties in January. Muchane, who currently serves as CIO and Executive Director of Information Technology (IT) Services at Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., is known for his creative leadership in exploring opportunities for managing […]