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Media Advisory: Wake Forest University expands summer school classes to Charlotte

Wake Forest University is expanding its presence in Charlotte to offer undergraduate summer school courses in the Queen City for the first time. Soon students from Wake Forest and other universities can choose from six undergraduate courses in English, psychology and communication to study at the Wake Forest Charlotte Center. Steps away from the heart […]


Summer school in Charlotte

Sophomore Christa Harris (’16) originally planned to spend her summer living at home and taking courses at another university. But when she learned that Wake Forest is offering classes in her hometown, enabling her to study and pursue internship opportunities at the same time, she changed her plans.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Reynolda Campus closing at 3 p.m. today

Because of weather conditions, the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest will close today, Monday, March 3, at 3 p.m.  Uncertain weather conditions, and unpredictable driving conditions during the evening commute, prompted the University to close early. Classes that begin at 3 p.m. or later are cancelled. Classes that are in session before 3 p.m. may continue at the instructor’s discretion. […]


The birds and the bees of proteins

The birth of a protein is one of the most fundamental aspects of life as we know it, yet, surprisingly, there is still a lot that scientists do not know about them. A split-second snapshot of the mysterious process developed by Wake Forest researchers could someday lead to more effective antibiotics.

Media Advisory: Tony Dungy to speak at Wake Forest University on March 26

Super Bowl winning football coach and bestselling author Tony Dungy will speak in Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University on Wednesday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. Dungy’s appearance celebrates the inaugural event of the Leadership Project. Intimate, enlightening, and revealing, the Leadership Project is a new initiative by Wake Forest that engages students and the […]

The image shows the flight path of the zone over the coal ash pond.

3D model measures coal ash spill

With a 3D model created using aerial images from an unmanned aircraft, Wake Forest researchers have received widespread national media attention by providing a new look at the extent of coal ash contaminants recently leaked into a North Carolina river.

Media Advisory: Drones show new view of Duke Energy coal ash spill

Aerial images captured by a drone aircraft provide a new look at the extent of contaminants leaked into a North Carolina river from a Duke Energy coal ash dump as concerns about water pollution grow and a federal criminal investigation continues. A drone aircraft operated by researchers at Wake Forest University’s Center for Energy, Environment […]


Hitting the right note

The 37th Giles-Harris Competitions in Musical Performance have grown into a major event for Wake Forest’s pianists, singers, and instrumentalists.


Study affirms test-optional policy for admissions

This week, National Public Radio’s Eric Westervelt broke the story of an unprecedented study challenging the value of standardized tests in the admissions process. Dean of Admissions Martha Allman talks about the findings and what they mean for Wake Forest. Read the Q&A.

Carol Cramer carries the mace as she leads the procession in to Wait Chapel for Founders' Day Convocation.

180 years: Celebrating Founders’ Day

On Feb. 20, the Wake Forest community gathered together in Wait Chapel to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the founding of the University at Founders’ Day Convocation. The annual event recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.