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Stretching about 25 miles long and located about 50 miles off the coast of Belize, Lighthouse Reef Atoll is one of the most pristine marine environments in the Caribbean Sea due to its remote location.

Diving into biodiversity

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.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest receives prestigious Beckman Scholars Award for undergraduate research

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 […]

Media Advisory: Mock car extrication demonstration at Wake Forest University

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, […]

Students in the photo are from left to right:
Andy Bowline, Alison Arter, Kyle Murrah, Janel Suburu, John Hodnette and Gonzo Estupinan

From bench to bedside

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.

Media Advisory: Hakeem Belo-Osagie to speak at WFU

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 […]

Media Advisory: New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson to deliver 2014 commencement address

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

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 […]

Chicago WAB

Taking a break to build communities

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.


Basketball and books

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.


WFU business, law schools rank highly

Wake Forest’s School of Business and School of Law both placed highly in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of graduate schools released March 11.