“My name is ‘Sheetza,’” Shanghai native and Wake Forest senior Xizi Liao says when introducing herself. “It rhymes with pizza.” Liao has learned to embrace American culture and education — having held several leadership positions during her first four years of college, including president of the Resident Student Association. Not all international students are as [...]
Media Advisory: Wake Forest University bridges the gap between Chinese college-hopefuls and U.S. admissions offices
April 24th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Senior theatre major Dean Guerra knows the power of bringing stories to life on stage from his participation in 43 productions as actor, director, sound designer, light designer and stage manager. He also shares this love of theatre by teaching children in a local school.
A senator, a humanitarian and a banker received the University’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of their extraordinary service to Wake Forest, their field, humanity or society. Richard Burr (’78), Jane Cage (’78) and Graham Denton Jr. (’67) were honored. Read their individual stories and watch tribute videos.
In Ted Gellar-Goad’s class, each student chooses a character from Graeco-Roman myth, writes spells, maps dungeons and earns experience points to gain levels while they learn to write Latin. It’s all part of a semester-long journey based on game theory.
Rows of brightly colored desks lined the Magnolia Quad on April 16 as Wake Forest students painted more than 60 of them for Old Town Elementary School students. Some children even grabbed a brush to help.
April 16th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest students will be painting t-shirts with human rights-themed messages and images for a Human Rights Clothesline Project on April 18 from 2 to 5 p.m. The colorful shirts will be strung across the Magnolia Quad to raise awareness about human rights and human rights violations worldwide. Gender Equality Allies (GEA) and Women’s and Gender Studies are sponsoring the event. Members of [...]
April 16th, 2013 | Media Advisory
The Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology (MOA) received a North Carolina Museums Council (NCMC) Award of Excellence for website design during the NCMC Annual Meeting in Raleigh. NCMC Awards of Excellence recognize, encourage and promote outstanding achievement in the museum community across the state. The Museum of Anthropology was recognized for its new website, http://moa.wfu.edu, which [...]
Alec Christian, a junior from Salem, Conn., who studies organic chemistry, was recently awarded a Goldwater Scholarship. Christian was selected as one of 271 math, science and engineering students from around the country to receive the award for the 2013-2014 school year.
April 12th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University students will gather on Manchester Plaza from 3 to 7 p.m. on April 16 to paint and donate desks for area elementary students. This annual service project began on campus in 2004 and is called Developing Education through Student Knowledge (D.E.S.K). The goal is to provide desks, chairs, and school supplies for children in the Winston-Salem [...]
April 12th, 2013 | Schools of Business
Students enrolled in Wake Forest’s Master of Accountancy (MSA) program find themselves in a prime spot to be vital resources to American taxpayers and businesses as millions of Americans line up hoping for a tax-refund from Uncle Sam.