Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College, with academic oversight for the undergraduate school of arts and sciences. Gillespie will begin serving as dean July 1. Gillespie joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1999. She was named Kahle Family Professor of History in 2003 […]
March 25th, 2015 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College. She will begin serving as dean July 1.
For the 10th anniversary of Wake ’N Shake, a 12-hour dance marathon to benefit the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, more than 1,300 students representing student organizations, sports teams, theatre groups and Greek life, teamed up to fight cancer and raised $164,157 and counting.
March 23rd, 2015 | Media Advisory
Who and What: Wake Forest University is hosting a conversation with “Today Show” co-host Hoda Kotb. The Emmy-Award winning television anchor will offer an inspirational and often funny look at her life and career. When and Where: Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m. Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University Sponsorshp: The event is sponsored by the Wake Forest University Student Union and […]
March 18th, 2015 | Student
One hundred and forty students traveled across the country during spring break to engage in community service and reflect on social justice as part of Wake Alternative Break.
March 18th, 2015 | Media Advisory
1,300 students will participate in Wake Forest University’s tenth annual Wake N’ Shake, a 12-hour dance marathon to raise money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, on Saturday, March 21 from noon to midnight in Reynolds Gym. Participants hope to raise $200,000 to fight cancer this year. Activities at the marathon include competitions, games and student […]
March 16th, 2015 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University’s associate provost of research has announced the faculty recipients of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) seed grants to support research on health and wellbeing. “The research being supported with these grants has sustainability potential and will have a great impact on many people’s lives,” said Bruce King, associate […]
For 20 years, Wake Forest Law alumni have been sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. The most recent group of 23 bar admittees included a father and his daughter as well as six members of The Rose Council.
March 9th, 2015 | Media Advisory
Who and What: Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice will speak at Wake Forest as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time speaker series. Robinson served as President of Ireland from 1990-1997 and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997-2002. She is the recipient of numerous honors and awards including the […]
Students in Jim Otteson’s class develop a framework for understanding an individual’s purpose, a firm’s purpose and an industry’s purpose in supporting a humane and just society.