Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy told a standing-room-only crowd that leading people works best when you stay true to yourself — which was sometimes a challenge for the soft-spoken man who made his career in the NFL.
Lighthouse Reef Atoll is one of the most pristine marine environments in the Caribbean Sea due to its remote location. Students taking an Ecology and Conservation of Coral Reefs class spent their spring break exploring the Atoll’s startling array of biodiversity.
March 25th, 2014 | Media Advisory
The prestigious Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation will award five outstanding students at Wake Forest University $130,000 to pursue a meaningful undergraduate research opportunity over the next three years. Established in 1997 by the famed scientific innovator and inventor Arnold O. Beckman, the Beckman Scholars Program provides exceptionally talented scholars at select universities with funding to pursue […]
March 24th, 2014 | Campus Life
On Friday, March 28, the Winston-Salem Fire Department and Forsyth County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) will do a mock car extrication demonstration on the Magnolia Quad on Wake Forest’s campus at noon. The emergency response demonstration is one of several events scheduled during Wake Forest’s Emergency Medical Service Week beginning today. Other events include: Tuesday, […]
Move over, pink. The fight against breast cancer now wears Old Gold and Black as a team of graduate students from Wake Forest Schools of Business, Law and Medicine work together to take a promising, but underfunded, cancer therapy to market.
March 21st, 2014 | Media Advisory
Nigerian businessman Hakeem Belo-Osagie will speak at Wake Forest University on Tuesday, April 1, at 4:30 p.m. in Broyhill Auditorium in Farrell Hall. Belo-Osagie ranked #34 on Forbes 2013 list of “Africa’s 50 Richest.” A Harvard Business School-trained petroleum economist, Belo-Osagie is chairman and a significant shareholder of the Nigerian operations of United Arab Emirates-based telecom provider Etisalat. He is […]
March 20th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 19, 2014. Abramson serves in the highest-ranking position in The Times’ newsroom and oversees its news content in all its various forms. Prior to being named the newspaper’s first female executive editor, Abramson was managing editor […]
Media Advisory: Wake Forest University hosts Jason Berry, Vatican expert, author and investigative journalist
March 20th, 2014 | Media Advisory
In the year since taking over an embattled Catholic Church, Pope Francis has sent shockwaves through the world with his humility, his candor and his apparent fervor for change in the Catholic community and inside the Vatican itself. Few journalists know better the challenges facing the new pope than Jason Berry, an author, investigative journalist […]
This past week, more than 100 Wake Forest students spent their spring break hard at work in the spirit of Pro Humanitate in cities across the country. In the past five years, Wake Alternative Break (WAB) has doubled the number of service trips it offers.
Talking about sports on Thursday afternoons is helping a group of high school students become better readers. Education professor Alan Brown and graduate student Jordan Daniels (’14) started a sports and literacy group for students at Southwest Guilford High School.