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Big data, big news: M.S. in Business Analytics

A new Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program in the Wake Forest University School of Business is designed to educate professionals in the high-demand field of business analytics and will welcome its first class in July 2016.

Media Advisory: WFU Students Travel to Iowa Caucuses to Work with Presidential Campaigns

Wake the Vote kicks off year of civic learning and democratic engagement


Wake Forest receives $650,000 Mellon Foundation grant

A $650,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has been awarded to Wake Forest University in support of “engaged humanities.”

Students in the Wake the Vote program discuss the Iowa caucuses in a seminar class taught by Melissa Harris-Perry.

Wake the Vote

When 22 Wake Forest University students travel to the Iowa caucuses to work with presidential campaigns, they will embark upon a yearlong journey that combines classroom and real-world political experience through a program called Wake the Vote.

Media Advisory: WFU Super Bowl Experts Available

Wake Forest University has experts available to discuss economics, advertising and “coach talk” in advance of Super Bowl 50. Who wins, who loses?: “When a local team does well, like the Carolina Panthers has done this season, there are certain types of businesses that see upticks in demand,” says sports economist Todd McFall, “however, spending […]

Students in Katy Harriger's senior seminar class engage in a discussion about education policy.

New study: Engaging young adults in politics

At a time when polarization drives many Americans away from politics and voter turnout among 18 to 29-year-olds hovers around 20 percent, a Wake Forest University study shows that learning to talk about controversial issues while in college can inspire young adults to be more engaged citizens even 10 years later.


Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle Corporation, to deliver TEDx talk

From cyber security to human trafficking to food safety to Sandy Hook, Wake Forest’s 5th annual TEDxWakeForestU speakers will address various safety and security issues on Saturday, Feb. 20, in Wait Chapel.

Media Advisory: ‘Maya Angelou and Still I Rise’ Documentary to Premier at Sundance Film Festival

A new documentary on poet, actress, author and civil rights leader Maya Angelou, ‘Maya Angelou and Still I Rise,’ will premier at Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

Junior psychology major Chizoba Ukairo and Nate French, director of Wake Forest's Magnolia Scholars program for first-generation students have been named MLK "Building the Dream" award winners.

Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Building the Dream’ award winners named for 2016

Junior psychology major Chizoba Ukairo and Director of Wake Forest’s Magnolia Scholars Program Nate French have been named Wake Forest University’s 2016 Martin Luther King “Building the Dream” award winners.


Old Gold & Black turns 100

Wake Forest University’s award-winning student newspaper, the Old Gold & Black (OGB), is celebrating 100 years of publication. A “critical complement to journalism education,” it has been the training ground for some of the country’s most esteemed journalists.