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Exploring careers, making connections

From Times Square to Brooklyn to Queens, 60 Wake Forest students covered miles of sidewalk and subway lines exploring careers in media, fashion and retail, public relations and advertising, and the arts. Watch videos from the trip and find out what they learned.

Wake Forest sophomore Tim Lee ('16) demonstrates the robot arm that he has programmed to paint pictures, in Huffman Residence Hall on Friday, January 24, 2014.

Painting robot lends surgeons a hand

Would you let an artist perform life-saving surgery on you? You might someday, if the artist is a painting robot. Timothy Lee (’16) built a robotic painting arm that could one day lend doctors a hand in practicing complex, robot-assisted surgeries without having to step foot in an operating room.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Board of Trustees approves tuition for 2014-2015

The Wake Forest University Board of Trustees approved raising undergraduate tuition by 3.25 percent for the 2014-2015 academic year during its winter meeting on Jan. 31. This is the smallest percentage increase in more than 30 years and the fifth year in a row the University has kept the tuition increase below 4 percent. Undergraduate […]

Media Advisory: Intercultural skills can launch careers

According the British Council’s Culture at Work study, employers are under pressure to find workers who are not only academically qualified, but also culturally intelligent. They rank “respect for others” as the most highly desired soft skill for employees. More than 280,000 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in 2013. Are these students able […]

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Theatre major to designer

In the five years since she graduated, Lauren Gaston has taken her acting, directing, designing and drawing skills — combined them with her love of travel — and become a rising star in the world of costume design.

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WFU once again a ‘Best Value’

Wake Forest is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The 2014 list, which features 150 schools in all — 75 public and 75 private colleges and universities—was announced today.

Media Advisory: Renowned scientist Joseph Graves, Jr. to speak at Wake Forest University

Who: The Museum of Anthropology welcomes distinguished scientist Joseph Graves, Jr. to Wake Forest University. Graves is a professor and associate dean for research at The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) of North Carolina A&T State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is also a fellow of the American […]

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Earning power: majors are minor

A report released this week on liberal arts majors and employment by the Association of American Colleges and Universities shows that liberal arts majors may start off a bit slower than others when it comes to earnings, but the salary gap closes over time.

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From books to Nooks

Lost in the world of e-books? The ZSR Library is helping alumni and parents navigate the shift from paper books to bytes with ZSRx, a series of online learning opportunities that offer the personal attention of a Wake Forest classroom.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University announces MLK ‘Building the Dream’ award winners

Wake Forest junior Gracie Harrington and campus life leaders Marianne Magjuka, Shelley Sizemore and Matt Williams, have been recognized as Wake Forest University’s 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners. The award is traditionally presented to a student and a professor or administrator from both Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) […]