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Media Advisory: New SAT, Old Problems: WFU Professor Available

High school students will take the redesigned SAT for the first time on Saturday, March 5. Joseph Soares, Wake Forest University sociologist and editor of “SAT Wars,” says the new test has more to do with market share than predicting college success. Soares says: “The new SAT is an attempt at damage control to protect […]

Media Advisory: WFU students to watch Super Tuesday returns

What and Who: When a dozen states hold caucuses and primaries on Super Tuesday, a group of 22 Wake Forest University students taking part in the Wake the Vote program will gather to watch returns. In recent weeks, the students have traveled to Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina to work on presidential campaigns, meet […]

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Expert on human longevity to deliver Voices of Our Time address

Voices of Our Time speaker to discuss the upper limits to human longevity and the pursuit of the scientific means to slow aging in people.


HES space has room to flex

Top ranked HES program moves into a new space with updated labs and classrooms, giving faculty, students and staff functional space to learn and conduct research.

Media Advisory: WFU hosts NC Science Olympiad tournament

(WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., – Feb. 25, 2016) – Nearly 400 local middle and high school students will gather for the N.C. Science Olympiad tournament at Wake Forest University on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is the first year the regional competition for students interested in math and science will be held […]

Interior view of the new McCreary Field House.

WFU dedicates McCreary Field House

Wake Forest formally cut the ribbon on McCreary Field House, the new indoor practice facility for Demon Deacon athletics Wednesday. The 80,000-square foot structure features a 120-yard football field and weightlifting facilities for the football team.


Founders’ Day marks 182 years

The Wake Forest community commemorated 182 years since the University’s founding in Wait Chapel on Feb. 18. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.

Media Advisory: Historian and Activist Barbara Ransby to Speak at Wake Forest

Historian, author and longtime political activist Barbara Ransby will deliver the 2016 Anna Julia Cooper lecture at Wake Forest University on Tuesday, February 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Porter Byrum Welcome Center. Ransby’s lecture will discuss the terrain of the black freedom movement from Black Power to Black Lives Matter. Ransby’s lecture is being hosted […]

Media Advisory: Viola Davis to speak at Wake Forest University

Award-winning actress Viola Davis will deliver the keynote address, titled “The Journey of a Hero,” for Wake Forest University’s Reynolda Film Festival on Saturday, April 2 at 5 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required and are available online here. From her Tony Award-winning performances in “King Hedley II” and “Fences” to her […]


Wake Forest research aims to prevent overuse injuries

Department of Defense grant will study whether strength training can give female soldiers a leg up on the battlefield by studying female runners.