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Welcome to college (almost)

From lectures to team building to serving in the community, 51 students from 15 states get a taste of college life at LENS@Wake Forest, a three-week pre-college sustainability program.

Media Advisory: WFU graduate student receives prestigious Boren Award

Nazanin Kaussari of Winston-Salem has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study in Tajikistan during the 2014-2015 academic year. Kaussari is a graduate student in the Interpreting and Translation Studies Program at Wake Forest University. She will improve her Persian proficiency and conduct a linguistics research project as training to become a translator/interpreter for government […]

Seniors Nayan Hussain and Elizabeth Law work on creating visual maps that will help them think about possible career paths.

Arts and humanities at Wake Forest

Arts and humanities offer opportunities to learn about life through a variety of lenses. A new interdisciplinary program and a class where theatre students help train counseling students are just two examples of how Wake Forest combines imagination and insight.

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Research at the Forest

From improving the lives of people suffering from debilitating diseases to turning waves in the Reynolds gym pool into electricity, Wake Forest researchers raised the bar of scientific excellence yet again during the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Life at the Forest

Wake Foresters inspire and uphold campus traditions new and old. Throughout the academic year, students serve, lead and share fellowship in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.

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Gold is the new green

Wake Forest Chemist Amanda Jones is the recipient of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Career Award. Jones will use the $390,000 in award funding to study powerful and environmentally friendly gold catalysts for use in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Reporting from abroad

Molly Dutmers is one of 14 students reporting from Europe with Wake Forest’s first journalism class abroad. She is also Wake Forest’s third recipient of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting’s student fellowship. Her travels will take her to France, Italy and Malta to report on why church attendance is at an all-time low.

Media Advisory: ‘A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent’

Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) has opened a new long-term exhibit entitled “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent,” which explores the remarkable cultural diversity found in Africa. The selected artifacts, ranging from ceramics to textiles, offer an in-depth examination of five African cultures: Bamileke of Cameroon; Baule of Cote d’Ivoire; […]

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Tomorrow’s tomatoes look to the past

The key to developing drought-resistant tomatoes may be hidden in the genes of their ancestors. Rising junior Kathleen DiNapoli is on a hunt to find it.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest raises the bar of creative excellence

Wake Forest University is raising the bar of creative excellence for colleges and universities around the world. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), one of the largest international associations of education institutions with more than 3,600 member colleges and universities, awarded Wake Forest’s Creative Communications team three gold medal awards during its 2014 […]