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Media Advisory: WFU names new dean of students and associate vice president for Campus Life

Adam Goldstein has been named Wake Forest University’s dean of students and associate vice president for campus life. Goldstein, who currently serves as associate dean of students at Florida State University, will assume his duties onJuly 1. Goldstein will oversee judicial affairs, student engagement and leadership, diversity education, student union and Benson University Center. He […]

Media Advisory: WFU’s Million-Dollar Day

On Tuesday, June 10, Wake Forest University raised more than $1 million for the Wake Forest Fund in a 24-hour fundraising blitz. The initial challenge was to raise $500,000 and attract participation from 2,000 donors. A group of generous donors offered a matching donation of half a million dollars if either goal was met. Wake […]

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A celebration of rising joy

The Wake Forest University community and guests from around the world gathered Saturday, June 7, at the invitation of Dr. Maya Angelou’s family to celebrate the beloved poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and Wake Forest’s Reynolds Professor of American Studies. Dr. Angelou passed away on May 28 at the age of 86.

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Remembering Dr. Maya Angelou

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.

Media Advisory: Memorial service arrangements for Dr. Maya Angelou

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 […]

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Mourning the loss of Dr. Maya Angelou

Today members of the Wake Forest University community mourn the loss of beloved poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and professor Dr. Maya Angelou.

Media Advisory: Charles Iacovou named Wake Forest University School of Business Dean

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 […]

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Charles Iacovou named Dean of Business

Charles Iacovou will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, effective July 1.

Media Advisory: WFU pledges to increase Study Abroad participation

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. […]

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‘Show what you are made of’

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.