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Junior Kali Vicars, studied the painting "Witch Duck Creek" by Joshua Shaw (1820-1821) at Reynolda House Museum of American Art for her Women and Gender in Early America history course.

Art history detectives

History professor Michele Gillespie usually includes class visits to view art in Winston-Salem. This semester, she expanded the idea to benefit both the students in her Women and Gender in Early America course and the local museums.

Media Advisory: Wake Alert: Gun pointed at WFU student on campus

At about 6:25-6:30 p.m. this evening, a man in an orange SUV pointed a handgun at a Wake Forest student on campus in Parking Lot “J”. University Police believe the suspects have left campus. A Wake Forest student was returning to his vehicle on campus in Parking Lot “J” behind Collins Hall and South Residence Hall at about […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest research confirms controversial nitrite hypothesis

Understanding how nitrite can improve conditions such as hypertension, heart attack and stroke has been the object of worldwide research studies. New research from Wake Forest University has potentially moved the science one step closer to this goal. In a paper published online ahead of print in the February issue of the Journal of Biological […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest honored for service

Wake Forest University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is one of 27 schools in North Carolina to be recognized for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community. Wake Forest University was recognized in the “General Community Service” and “Education” categories. […]

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It’s finals week – take time to ‘ZieSta’

The ZieSta Room encourages the wellbeing of students by having a specified place within the library that allows students to easily take a break from work.

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The 50th Lovefeast: A celebration around the world

Christmas decorations, music, and the smell of sweet coffee filled Wait Chapel as more than 2,200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University gathered to celebrate the 50th Annual Lovefeast.

An artist's rendering of the new School of Medicine facility planned for the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

School of Medicine to build downtown

The School of Medicine has announced plans for a new medical education building in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Construction will begin immediately with plans to welcome students in July 2016, coinciding with the introduction of one of the most advanced medical school curriculums in the country.

Freshman Sammy Moorin has enjoyed her first-year seminar class, Deconstructing Beyoncé.

Going above and Beyoncé

A popular first-year seminar in English gives students opportunity to use a pop singer’s life and music as a kaleidoscope to look at topics like body image, privacy and feminism.

Media Advisory: Jump-start exam week catching Zs in the library

Instead of an endless supply of coffee, jitters and lack of sleep during exam week, students at Wake Forest University will cram on naps, relaxation and technology-free zones in an unlikely place… a newly-created “ZieSta Room” in the Z. Smith Reynolds (ZSR) Library. Research shows that even 15-minute naps can increase retention, focus and productivity. So, […]

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Accountancy grads rank top in nation

Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy program have achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the CPA exam for the 12th time since 1997, more than any other university during the same time period.