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Pro Humanitate in the ‘City of Joy’

Students are volunteering in Calcutta, India in the spirit of the University’s motto of Pro Humanitate, “for humanity,” by serving, teaching and using what they have learned to make the world better for everyone.

Media Advisory: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Each year, Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University collaborate to host a major celebration to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme of this year’s program is “On Common Ground: If Not Now, When?” On Tuesday, Jan. 20, social activist, author and comedian, Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory will present the 15th Annual Dr. […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University hires its first emergency manager

Wake Forest University has named August Vernon as its inaugural, full-time emergency manager. Vernon was most recently the operations officer at the Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management. With more than 24 years of varied public safety service experience and 15 years of experience integrating emergency services, crisis management, operations and training at the local, […]


Looking back at science and technology in 2014

From bats to blue-footed boobies and beyond, 2014 was a memorable year for Wake Forest when it came to science and technology news.


WFU had an unforgettable 2014

From a commencement speech that the entire country watched to celebrating world-class rankings to honoring new and old traditions, Wake Forest had an unforgettable 2014.

Media Advisory: Longtime WFU Chaplain, Edgar Christman, Dies

(Winston-Salem, N.C. – Dec. 24, 2014) – Chaplain Emeritus Edgar D. Christman, who served as chaplain at Wake Forest University for more than 30 years, died on Dec. 24, 2014. He was 85. A service is scheduled for Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. in Wait Chapel. For years, Christman welcomed freshmen to Wake Forest with his “What’s […]


Chaplain Emeritus Ed Christman dies

Edgar D. Christman, who served as Wake Forest’s Chaplain for more than 30 years before retiring in 2003, died on Dec. 24, 2014. He was a friend and counselor to generations of students. Read more about his life and the impact he had on the Wake Forest community.


#WFULovefeast: sharing the love

From North Carolina to Texas to Uganda, Wake Foresters shared their lovefeast moments and memories using the hashtag #WFULovefeast.


A roadmap to success in 2014

Whether it’s an internship with Intel or launching a hotdog vending business or traveling to New York City to learn about the fashion industry, once they discover their personal passions, Wake Forest students find their career paths.

Media Advisory: Kiplinger’s: WFU is 26th best value among private universities

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked Wake Forest University 26th on its 2015 list of the 100 best values in private universities. Kiplinger’s annually ranks best values in private colleges and universities that combine outstanding economic value with high-quality education. The overall rankings are divided into two lists, one featuring 100 private, liberal arts colleges and the […]