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A ‘Best Value’ Once Again

Wake Forest is again one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The rating uses a unique ‘Return-on-Education’ (ROE) rating that measures 40 data points including academics, graduation rates and salaries.

Media Advisory: Public symposium to offer Ebola insight from diverse experts

Who and What: A two-night symposium, “Ebola: At Home And Abroad,” to bring together two panels of diverse experts to discuss the socio-political context and effects of the Ebola disease in West Africa. Q&As and receptions will follow. The event is free and open to the public. When and Where: Feb. 12th & 13th, 7-8:30 […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Board of Trustees approves tuition for 2015-2016

The Wake Forest University Board of Trustees approved raising undergraduate tuition by 3.25 percent for the 2015-2016 academic year during its winter meeting on Jan. 30. This is the sixth year in a row the University has kept the tuition increase below 4 percent. Undergraduate tuition will increase from the current $45,638 to $47,120 next […]

Media Advisory: 98% of 2014 WFU grads employed or in grad school, new data shows

New first-destination data collected by Wake Forest’s Office of Personal and Career Development (OPCD) shows that 98 percent of 2014 Wake Forest grads are either employed or in graduate school. First-destination data, information collected on students six months after graduation, also shows that more than a third of Wake Forest graduates remain in North Carolina […]

Ty Kraniak, who conducted research in Ecuador, is joining the Peace Corps after graduation — launching a career in global public health.

WFU grads are launching careers

With 98 percent of the Class of 2014 either employed or in graduate school, the numbers show that resources invested in career development have measurable results. But the first job after college is just one step in the journey toward a meaningful life.

Media Advisory: Social psychologist, MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ winner to speak at Wake Forest

Social psychologist and 2014 MacArthur Fellow Jennifer Eberhardt will deliver the 2015 Anna Julia Cooper lecture at Wake Forest University on Tuesday, March 24 at 5:30 p.m. in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. Eberhardt, a Stanford University psychology professor, will discuss her research on the consequences of the psychological association between race and crime. Ebehardt’s lecture is hosted by the Anna […]


Old Gold & Black on the red carpet

Sophomore Kelly FitzGerald will make her red carpet debut with a supporting role at the Academy Awards in February. She beat out thousands of aspiring filmmakers across the country to become one of six “Team Oscar” winners.

Media Advisory: “Team Oscar” rolls out red carpet for Wake Forest University student

Who, What, When: Kelly FitzGerald, a Wake Forest University sophomore, will attend the Academy Awards as one of the six Team Oscar winners. Actor Channing Tatum made the announcement Monday night during his appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Why: In its third year, the Team Oscar program has become a tradition for the Oscars. FitzGerald is one of six winning […]

Media Advisory: Bob Goff, author of ‘Love Does,’ to speak at Wake Forest Feb. 8

Bob Goff, New York Times best-selling author of Love Does, attorney, and founder of Restore International, will speak at Wake Forest University on Sunday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Wait Chapel.  The event is hosted by the School of Divinity. Goff’s nonprofit, Restore International, is a human rights organization operating in Uganda, India, and Somalia. The pioneering vision of […]

Physics professor Rick Matthews teaches his calculus-based physics class in a flipped setting.

Flipping for physics

Don’t shake it off. Shake it up. After seven years as chief information officer, professor Rick Matthews found flipping his introductory physics course inspired first-year students and his popular teaching style in new ways.