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Elizabeth Jay ('14)

Finishing strong

It was on a two-week summer road trip with her mom that Elizabeth Jay (’14) entered the gates of Wake Forest for the first time. Like so many, as soon as they stepped onto campus, they realized Wake Forest was the perfect school for Elizabeth. “In a rare mother-daughter moment, we completely agreed,” commented the […]

Media Advisory: Jill Abramson confirmed to deliver Wake Forest University Commencement address

Jill Abramson, former Executive Editor of the New York Times, has confirmed that she will deliver the Commencement address at Wake Forest University on Monday, May 19. A Commencement Speaker Advisory Committee comprised of students, faculty, staff and administrators provided input on the speaker selection process. On Thursday, Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch re-affirmed the […]

Media Advisory: Traffic detours planned during Wake Forest commencement

Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 19, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon. Commencement parking passes and commencement tickets are required to enter campus and attend the event. Passes and tickets are reserved for graduates and their guests. Those without commencement parking passes will not be allowed […]

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Abramson to speak at Commencement

Jill Abramson, former executive editor of The New York Times, will deliver the Commencement address on Monday, May 19. Melissa Rogers, special assistant to the President and executive director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, is the Baccalaureate speaker.

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Meet the Class of 2014

Meet 14 graduates inspired by their experiences at Wake Forest to lead lives that matter.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Commencement: Media arrangements

Members of the media are invited to attend Wake Forest University’s commencement ceremony Monday, May 19. Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times, will deliver Wake Forest University’s 2014 commencement address. The outdoor ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza (the Quad). The event is not open to the public and parking passes will be required […]

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Not your ordinary hotdog

After graduation, seniors Jesse Konig, Jack Zimmermann and Ben Johnson are taking their dogs to D.C. — their hotdogs. The grads are launching a food truck to sell their innovative Swizzler.

Media Advisory: WFU expert: U.S. Supreme Court’s ‘ceremonial prayer’ decision

Bill Leonard, a Wake Forest University School of Divinity professor, questions trading real spirituality for “ceremonial prayer.” He is available to comment on this week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding public prayer and the impact it will likely have on North Carolina communities and individuals. Based on the Court’s decision, many cities – especially in […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Commencement 2014: Story ideas

SPEAKERS: Commencement: Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times, will deliver Wake Forest University’s 2014 commencement address on Monday, May 19. The commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza. Baccalaureate: Melissa Rogers, special assistant to the President and executive director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will deliver the 2014 baccalaureate […]

Media Advisory: WFU student receives Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting fellowship

The Catholic faith is at a historic crossroads. Church attendance is at an all time low as younger generations look elsewhere for spiritual guidance. Foreign correspondent Molly Dutmers, a rising senior at Wake Forest University, plans to find out why. Dutmers received a fellowship from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to investigate dropping church […]