Teens test out college life in Wake Forest summer programs

July 22, 2016  |   Admissions, Community, Top Stories

Two of Wake Forest University’s most popular academic summer programs have hosted nearly 650 high school students this year — meeting a growing desire among high school juniors and seniors for a taste of the college experience.

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NBA All-Star Game move: A high-profile hit for Charlotte and N.C.

July 21, 2016  |   Faculty

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‘Beet’ the competition: WFU expert talks Olympics & beet juice

July 20, 2016  |   Faculty, Research

director of the Translational Science Center and a professor of physics at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., Transational Science Center Director and physics professor Daniel Kim-Shapiro has conducted groundbreaking research about the health properties of beetroot juice for more than 10 years. He can discuss how the human body converts the chemical nitrite found in beets into nitric oxide to regulate blood flow, fueling athletes for peak performance.

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Trump, Clinton and evangelical voters: WFU expert

July 18, 2016  |   Faculty

Bill Leonard, James and Marilyn Dunn Chair of Baptist Studies at the Wake Forest University School of Divinity and an expert on contemporary American religious life, can comment on the role evangelical voters will play in the election and what religious issues are likely to matter most at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.


Wake the Vote students travel to GOP and Democratic National Conventions

July 18, 2016  |   Student

A group of Wake Forest University students arrived yesterday at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and will continue on to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as part of Wake the Vote, a yearlong program that combines classroom and real-world political experience.

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