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Disease-seeking molecules

A new compound created by Wake Forest chemists could help scientists probe the secrets behind deadly forms of cancer, Alzheimer’s and heart disease. The research is featured in the current edition of the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Media Advisory: WFU to launch groundbreaking study of student, alumni well-being

Wake Forest University will become the first institution of higher education to systematically and comprehensively research student and alumni well-being along multiple dimensions – including social, health and career outcomes – over time. Designed to measure well-being among students while they are on campus and then track them for several years after they graduate, the […]

Honors art student Kelsey Zalimeni's "#followme." The Student Art Exhibition and Honors Exhibitions will be on display through May 19.

Drawing + biology = art

About 80 paintings, prints, and other pieces by undergraduate student artists on are display at the annual Student Art Exhibition. Works by art majors, non-majors and honors students are featured at the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery.

Media Advisory: WFU President elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has elected Nathan Hatch, president of Wake Forest University, among its newest members. One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy […]

BFBO iguana

Blue-footed boobies’ survival threatened

Blue-footed boobies are on the decline in the Galápagos. A new study shows a low-sardine diet could be the reason behind the 50 percent drop in population.


Desk decorating for kids

Students from across campus teamed up with 47 children from Old Town Elementary to paint desks designed for each individual child. Flowers and movie characters were popular decorations.

Media Advisory: 2014 N.C. Family Business of the Year award winners announced

Wake Forest University Family Business Center and Business North Carolina have named Schiffman’s Jeweler’s, K&W Cafeterias, Rose Chauffeured Transportation and Carolina Management Team the 2014 N.C. Family Business of the Year award winners. Recipients will be recognized at the sixth annual awards celebration to be held on May 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Mint […]

Media Advisory: Visual maps provide career direction

While career plans may be crystal clear for some graduating seniors, others can benefit from a new approach Wake Forest is using to help students visualize their post-graduation path. Katharine Brooks, Wake Forest University’s executive director of personal and career development, helps people navigate their career paths with wandering maps — or vision boards — […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest desk-painting event postponed to April 16

Wake Forest University students will gather on Manchester Plaza from 3 to 7 p.m. on April 16 to paint desks for local elementary students. This annual service project began on campus in 2004 and is called Developing Education through Student Knowledge (D.E.S.K). The goal is to provide desks, chairs and school supplies to children in the Winston-Salem community who […]


Community & faith

Gail Bretan discusses Jewish life on campus, the importance of making connections with other people, and the inclusivity of the upcoming Passover Seder.