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Celebrating the ‘Year of the Monkey’

Wake Forest hosted a Chinese New Year Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 13, for Wake Foresters and the Winston-Salem community. The holiday is dedicated to honoring family and ancestors, as well as coming together as a family to feast.

WFU Expert: Theory of binary black hole collisions

Associate professor of physics Greg Cook can discuss yesterday’s news about gravitational waves – ripples in space-time – which proves part of Albert Einstein’s theory. Cook’s main expertise is in their computer simulation and particularly the initial conditions to start those simulations and was involved in research in 2003 that involved the best researchers from […]

Media Advisory: Feb 11: Terrence J to speak at Wake Forest University

Three-time Emmy nominee Terrence “J” Jenkins will visit Wake Forest University to discuss his experiences on his path to a successful career as a journalist, author, and entertainer on Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. Part of the Journey to Success Speaker Series, his address is free and open to the public, and will take place in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center […]

Media Advisory: WFU expert: Presidential candidates engaging young voters

Will young voters continue to “Feel the Bern?” What can Hillary Clinton and Republican candidates do to gain youth support? Katy Harriger, an expert on youth voting and professor and chair of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest University, says Bernie Sanders’ popularity among young adults is likely to persist “as long as he […]

98% of 2015 WFU grads employed or in grad school, new data show

New First Destination data collected by the Office of Personal and Career Development show that 98 percent of the Wake Forest undergraduate class of 2015 are either employed or in graduate school.

Media Advisory: Students named to Wake Forest University’s Fall 2015 Dean’s List

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xlsx)

Media Adivsory: Wake Forest named to Princeton Review’s list of ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’

Wake Forest University has been named to Princeton Review’s 2016 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck” (Penguin Random House / Princeton Review Books). The Princeton Review chose the schools based on return on investment ratings it tallied for 650 schools last year. […]

Media Advisory: Truth, lies and politics panel

What: A panel discussion on important topics including the impact of media in our democracy and citizens’ obligations to be informed about issues such as the human impact on climate change or the causes of economic inequality. Who: Moderated by Melissa Harris-Perry, Presidential Endowed Professor in Politics and International Affairs, panelists include: Naomi Oreskes – […]

Media Advisory: WFU Expert: Clinton/Sanders Democratic Debate

When Bernie Sanders debates Hillary Clinton on Thursday night, will it matter? David Coates, Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies at Wake Forest University, says probably not “unless someone makes a gaffe.”


WFU research inspires Super Bowl ads

Pantene, the world’s leading hair care brand, announced today that Wake Forest University Professor Linda Nielsen’s research on father-daughter relationships inspired its Super Bowl ads.