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Media Advisory: WFU EMS students to participate in mass casualty drill

What: The student-run Wake Forest Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team will participate in a mass casualty drill to provide invaluable scenario training in the event of a serious accident or on-campus emergency. In this highly visual event, students will be dispatched to a simulated incident on campus and will practice how to call for additional […]

Media Advisory: New Presidential Chairs to support health care, business and conservation

Wake Forest University has announced five new endowed Presidential Chairs to recruit, retain and reward outstanding faculty who embody the teacher-scholar ideal. When announcing the Presidential Chair initiative in 2012, Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch outlined his vision for providing significant support for faculty through endowed chairs that give ongoing support for professors in these prestigious positions. This […]

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Presidential Chairs announced

Five new Presidential Chairs to recruit, retain and reward outstanding faculty who embody the teacher-scholar ideal have been announced by Wake Forest University.

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Students awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Wake Forest University senior Abdulmalik Obaid has earned the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which sends recipients to the University of Cambridge in England to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree.

Media Advisory: WFU Best Buddies celebrates inclusion with Friendship Walk

What: Wake Forest University’s chapter of Best Buddies – an international organization that creates friendship and leadership opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) – will celebrate friendship and acceptance during its first annual Friendship Walk. During the event, students, their buddies and the Winston-Salem community will participate in various activities including a walk […]

Media Advisory: WFU presence at Maya Angelou’s Apr. 7 stamp dedication

Wake Forest University faculty, staff and alumni will be among those present for the dedication ceremony of the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Apr. 7. They include: Melissa Harris-Perry (’94), Presidential Endowed Chair in Politics and International Affairs, Executive Director of Wake Forest’s Pro Humanitate Institute and MSNBC host, who will […]

Media Advisory: WFU senior receives prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Wake Forest University senior Abdulmalik Obaid has earned the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which sends recipients to the University of Cambridge in England to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree. He was one of 40 outstanding applicants from U.S. colleges and universities chosen for the award. Obaid, a physics major, began conducting research the first week […]

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A dinner dilemma

“Dining Dilemma,” a program designed to encourage students, especially those planning a health care career, to talk about medical ethics continues to grow in interest and popularity.

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DashPop: School of Rock

A yearlong communication class that resulted in a music festival simulates a real-life entrepreneurial experience and provides students with hands-on skills needed for careers in communication, entrepreneurship and business, among others.

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Activism and the environment

Severe drought, rising seas and dangerous storms — activist Mary Robinson says the world must act in solidarity for climate justice. No country alone can protect its citizens.