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A "wordle" was created from all the "I am most anxious about...." papers that students tossed into the Beaker-O-Fear of fear.

Tamping down test anxiety

Science faculty and the Learning Assistance Center have teamed up to help first-year students deal with anxiety over their first college science exams with a three-part workshop.

VP for Campus Life Penny Rue's testimony on Sept. 10, 2015

Rue appears before congressional committee

Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue was one of four panelists who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce Training about “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses” on Sept. 10.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest named one of ‘50 Colleges That Create Futures’

Wake Forest University is featured in “Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom” — a new Princeton Review book highlighting the nation’s best institutions at offering undergraduates both outstanding academics and outstanding experiential learning opportunities. Each college profile has general information about the school, plus sections on its distinctive […]

Media Advisory: U.S. News & World Report ranks WFU 27th

U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 27th among 280 national universities. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 20 consecutive years and was also 27th in last year’s guide. “We are proud to be recognized for the quality of our […]

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U.S. News ranks WFU 27th

U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest 27th among 280 national universities. The University is recognized for undergraduate teaching, innovation and value.

Wake Forest first-year students symbolically launch their career journeys in Wait Chapel with colored paper airplanes.

Wake Forest one of ‘50 Colleges That Create Futures’

Wake Forest University is featured in “Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom” — a new Princeton Review book highlighting the nation’s best institutions.

Media Advisory: Addition of Biden to political field likened to grocery store aisle: Too many choices

Allan Louden, an expert on political campaigns and debates, can talk about the impact of a presidential run by Vice President Joe Biden. How does a Biden run affect the campaign overall? “Choice is always attractive, until it is time to choose. With so many presidential candidates it is beginning to feel like an aisle […]

Panelists for “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism” included (left to right) Melissa Harris-Perry, Alicia Garza, Bree Newsome, James Ian Tyson and Katon Dawson.

A journey to understanding

On Sept. 2, more than 1,000 people attended “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism,” a panel discussion in Wait Chapel hosted by Wake Forest’s Pro Humanitate Institute.

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WFU launches new program in Barcelona

This fall, 54 students are participating in a new Wake Forest semester-long study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain, through a partnership with the Autonomous University of Barcelona’s (UAB) City Center Campuses.

A team of Wake Forest University researchers prepares to launch The Beacon Project. Photo credit: Timothy Valshtein

Searching for moral superstars

While much national media attention focuses on the moral failures of people in the public spotlight, a team of researchers is searching for moral superstars. A $3.9 million grant will fund The Beacon Project, an initiative to find and define the morally exceptional.