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Happy Chinese New Year

A different animal represents each year in the Chinese zodiac calendar, and 2014 is the year of the horse. Wake Forest hosted a Chinese New Year celebration at The Barn for students, faculty, staff and the Winston-Salem community.

Media Advisory: Students named to Wake Forest University’s Fall 2013 Dean’s List

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2013 fall semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xlsx)    

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Student Storyteller: A ticket to Prague

One theatre class led Johanna Beach (’15) on an amazing journey to Prague. Now assistant director of “Embers and Stars,” she is sharing the story of Petr Ginz, who was a young teen during the Holocaust.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest to host TEDx: Daring to Endeavor

Wake Forest is hosting TEDx, an independently organized event licensed by TED, on Feb. 22 from noon to 5 p.m. in Wait Chapel. Nine thought-leaders will deliver talks in less than 18 minutes on topics ranging from sustainable urban farming to sports to education. Speakers include: Robin Emmons, founder and executive director of Sow Much […]

Media Advisory: Clawson era starts with $5 million in gifts for football

Wake Forest University alumnus and Winston-Salem native Alan Fox has donated $2 million in support of the Wake Forest Football Program. His gift brings the total amount raised for Wake Forest Football to $5 million since the launch of Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest in October, demonstrating significant momentum for a new era […]

Wake Forest University Alan Fox ('79, MBA '81, P '12) and Football Coach Dave Clawson

$5 million kicks off Clawson era

Alumnus Alan Fox (’79, MBA ’81, P ’12) has donated $2 million in support of the Wake Forest Football Program. His gift brings the total amount raised for football to $5 million since the launch of the Wake Will campaign, demonstrating significant momentum for a new era in Wake Forest football under Coach Dave Clawson.

Media Advisory: ‘Embers and Stars: The Story of Petr Ginz’

Who: Described as a marvel, novelist, poet, and inventor of designs for spaceships and secret codes, Petr Ginz was only 16 when he was murdered by Nazis. “Embers and Stars: The Story of Petr Ginz,” is a story about imagination and courage, family, love and unquenchable curiosity. It’s about remembering and celebrating a boy who should have lived. What: Wake […]

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Exploring careers, making connections

From Times Square to Brooklyn to Queens, 60 Wake Forest students covered miles of sidewalk and subway lines exploring careers in media, fashion and retail, public relations and advertising, and the arts. Watch videos from the trip and find out what they learned.

Wake Forest sophomore Tim Lee ('16) demonstrates the robot arm that he has programmed to paint pictures, in Huffman Residence Hall on Friday, January 24, 2014.

Painting robot lends surgeons a hand

Would you let an artist perform life-saving surgery on you? You might someday, if the artist is a painting robot. Timothy Lee (’16) built a robotic painting arm that could one day lend doctors a hand in practicing complex, robot-assisted surgeries without having to step foot in an operating room.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Board of Trustees approves tuition for 2014-2015

The Wake Forest University Board of Trustees approved raising undergraduate tuition by 3.25 percent for the 2014-2015 academic year during its winter meeting on Jan. 31. This is the smallest percentage increase in more than 30 years and the fifth year in a row the University has kept the tuition increase below 4 percent. Undergraduate […]