Wake Forest University ranks third among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors report recently published by the Institute of International Education.
November 18th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Who and What: In 1965, Moravian student Jane Sherrill Stroupe (‘67) organized the first lovefeast at Wake Forest University with 200 students. Fifty years later, the Wake Forest Lovefeast is the largest Moravian-style lovefeast in North America and a favorite University and community tradition (2013 Flickr gallery). Stroupe, who will give the Moravian blessing at the 50th Annual Lovefeast, will be […]
Helping patients deal with the pain associated with rising health and dental care costs is a lesson pre-health students won’t soon forget. More than 100 provided hands-on support for a free and portable dental clinic set up by N.C Missions of Mercy.
November 14th, 2014 | Media Advisory
On November 21, the Wake Forest University Office of Diversity and Inclusion will serve as host to the North Carolina Diversity and Inclusion Partners (NCDIP) Annual Fall Conference. Convened by Assistant Provost Barbee Oakes, this year’s conference will explore the meanings and manifestations of implicit bias in everyday professional life. NCDIP is a consortium of diversity […]
STEM incubator brings students from different classes and disciplines together, fostering horizontal relationships where they learn from each other, but also vertical relationships with their faculty mentors.
To help commemorate the 25th anniversary of the end of oppression in East Germany, students decorated a section of the Wake Forest “Berlin Wall” – four, nine-foot walls that were on display on Manchester plaza – in response to the question, “what walls hold you back?”
November 10th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University has named Tanya L. Jachimiak, a legal professional with six years experience in higher education law, as its first full-time Title IX Coordinator. She began her new role last week. Jachimiak comes to Wake Forest as the Title IX coordinator at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her law degree in […]
Wake Forest field hockey defeated Syracuse 2-0 to claim its fourth ACC Championship at Jack Katz Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The victory gives Wake Forest athletics its 47th all-time team ACC Championship.
November 7th, 2014 | Admissions
Each fall, high school seniors nationwide begin the college application process, and many worry their SAT/ACT test scores will overshadow their academic achievements and talents. With Wake’s test-optional policy, students like Natalie Casimir know that they’re not just a number.
November 6th, 2014 | Media Advisory
In their nightly forays, bats hunting for insects compete with as many as one million hungry roost-mates. A study published today in Science shows that Mexican free-tailed bats jam the sonar of competitors to gain advantage in aerial foraging contests. Bats use echolocation, or biological sonar, to find and track insect prey in complete darkness. […]