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Media Advisory: WFU presence at Maya Angelou’s Apr. 7 stamp dedication

Wake Forest University faculty, staff and alumni will be among those present for the dedication ceremony of the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Apr. 7. They include: Melissa Harris-Perry (’94), Presidential Endowed Chair in Politics and International Affairs, Executive Director of Wake Forest’s Pro Humanitate Institute and MSNBC host, who will […]

Media Advisory: WFU senior receives prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Wake Forest University senior Abdulmalik Obaid has earned the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which sends recipients to the University of Cambridge in England to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree. He was one of 40 outstanding applicants from U.S. colleges and universities chosen for the award. Obaid, a physics major, began conducting research the first week […]

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A dinner dilemma

“Dining Dilemma,” a program designed to encourage students, especially those planning a health care career, to talk about medical ethics continues to grow in interest and popularity.


DashPop: School of Rock

A yearlong communication class that resulted in a music festival simulates a real-life entrepreneurial experience and provides students with hands-on skills needed for careers in communication, entrepreneurship and business, among others.


Activism and the environment

Severe drought, rising seas and dangerous storms — activist Mary Robinson says the world must act in solidarity for climate justice. No country alone can protect its citizens.

Media Advisory: WFU Names Michele Gillespie Dean of the College

Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College, with academic oversight for the undergraduate school of arts and sciences. Gillespie will begin serving as dean July 1. Gillespie joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1999. She was named Kahle Family Professor of History in 2003 […]


Michele Gillespie named Dean of the College

Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College. She will begin serving as dean July 1.


Students ring in 10th anniversary of Wake ‘N Shake

For the 10th anniversary of Wake ’N Shake, a 12-hour dance marathon to benefit the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, more than 1,300 students representing student organizations, sports teams, theatre groups and Greek life, teamed up to fight cancer and raised $164,157 and counting.

Media Advisory: WFU to Host a Conversation with Hoda Kotb

Who and What: Wake Forest University is hosting a conversation with “Today Show” co-host Hoda Kotb. The Emmy-Award winning television anchor will offer an inspirational and often funny look at her life and career. When and Where: Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m. Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University Sponsorshp: The event is sponsored by the Wake Forest University Student Union and […]

Students on the New Orleans Interfaith trip work on a house with the St. Bernard Project.

Springing into action

One hundred and forty students traveled across the country during spring break to engage in community service and reflect on social justice as part of Wake Alternative Break.