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Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is one of China’s largest holiday celebrations and emphasizes family and tradition. This year marks the year of the sheep, which is known for being gentle, sensitive and creative.

Media Advisory: Sat. Feb. 28: WFU & WS/FCS Host Science Olympiad Tournament

When: Saturday, Feb. 28 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Who and What: Nearly 400 local middle and high school students will gather for the Science Olympiad tournament, a regional competition for students interested in math and science. Fourteen high school and 12 middle school teams (with up to 15 students each) from Alleghany, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, […]

Caroline Robinson of the Environmental Protection Agency meets with a group of students during the STEM Slam, a speed-dating style networking opportunity hosted by Wake Forest's Office of Personal and Career Development.

STEM careers ‘speed-dating’ style

Wake Forest’s first STEM Slam brought together students who were looking for job opportunities with companies who were looking for potential employees. If that sounds like your typical career fair, it wasn’t.

WFU Panel Discussion on Islamophobia Rescheduled for March 2

When:  Monday, March 2,  7 – 9 p.m. Where: Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University What: A panel discussion, “Islamophobia: The Anatomy of Intolerance,” will encourage conversation and provide the opportunity to hear stories from people who have experienced or witnessed Islamophobia. The event will aim to address questions such as: “What misperceptions contribute to many Westerners’ negative feelings about Islam?” […]

WFU Wins NAFSA Award for Excellence in International Education

Wake Forest University is among eight colleges and universities who will receive NAFSA’s 2015 Senator Paul Simon Awards for Campus Internationalization for excellence in international education. Wake Forest and two other schools — Rice University and Virginia Commonwealth University, received the Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award for specific international programs or initiatives that contribute to […]

Organic chemistry students choose House Cup teams.

OMG moment affects GPAs

When chemistry professor Angela King realized how much students’ expectations for a class impact their learning, she turned to a pop culture phenomenon for innovative teaching ideas.

Maya Angelou began teaching at Wake Forest as Reynolds Professor of American Studies in 1981.

Celebrating Maya Angelou’s legacy

Wake Forest and the Winston-Salem community celebrated the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. The celebration was inspired by a Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies class project.

‘Speed-Dating Style’ STEM Slam is a Twist on the Traditional Career Fair

What: Wake Forest is hosting its first STEM Slam, a unique career-networking event for companies and students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and health-related fields. The ‘speed dating’ format addresses the challenge of matching companies that may not have a lot of STEM-related jobs open on a regular basis, and when they […]

President Hatch presents the Medallion of Merit to Dr. Michael Morykwas (left) and Dr. Louis Argenta (right).

Founders’ Day marks 181 years

The Wake Forest community commemorated 181 years since the University’s founding at Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 19. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.

Media Advisory: Computer science program brings public school children to Wake Forest

Who: Wake Forest University’s Computer Science department faculty/undergraduates and local public school students What: A hands-on computer science experience, called Connecting2CS, for 50 students in grades 5 -11, which is part of Wake Forest senior Riana Freedman’s honors thesis. When: Saturday, Feb. 21, 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Where: Wake Forest Campus – Manchester Hall. Why: To introduce students to computer science […]