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The Wake Forest Ultimate Frisbee team practices on Poteat Field.

WFU shoots for Ultimate Frisbee gold

With three consecutive regional championships in its pocket and a roster stacked full of returning players, the Wake Forest men’s Ultimate Frisbee team is posed to make a run at the national tournament May 17-18 in Westerville, Ohio.

Bob McCreary ('61) celebrates sports performance center gift on the court with President Nathan O. Hatch, Football Coach Dave Clawson and Athletics Director Ron Wellman.

McCreary gives $7.5 million to sports performance center

Ever since Bob McCreary (’61) came to Wake Forest in 1957 on a football scholarship, he has never forgotten the power of a transformative gift on a young student-athlete.
Now his $7.5 million gift in support of the Wake Forest Football program adds momentum to Wake Forest’s plans for a 95,000-square-foot sports performance center.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest Athletics receives $7.5 million for new sports performance center

A $7.5 million gift in support of the Wake Forest Football program from alumnus Bob McCreary (’61) adds momentum to Wake Forest Athletics’ plans to move forward with a 95,000-square-foot sports performance center. Designed to meet the training needs of more than 350 student-athletes who compete in 18 sports, the four-story sports performance center will […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University expands summer school classes to Charlotte

Wake Forest University is expanding its presence in Charlotte to offer undergraduate summer school courses in the Queen City for the first time. Soon students from Wake Forest and other universities can choose from six undergraduate courses in English, psychology and communication to study at the Wake Forest Charlotte Center. Steps away from the heart […]


Summer school in Charlotte

Sophomore Christa Harris (’16) originally planned to spend her summer living at home and taking courses at another university. But when she learned that Wake Forest is offering classes in her hometown, enabling her to study and pursue internship opportunities at the same time, she changed her plans.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Reynolda Campus closing at 3 p.m. today

Because of weather conditions, the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest will close today, Monday, March 3, at 3 p.m.  Uncertain weather conditions, and unpredictable driving conditions during the evening commute, prompted the University to close early. Classes that begin at 3 p.m. or later are cancelled. Classes that are in session before 3 p.m. may continue at the instructor’s discretion. […]


The birds and the bees of proteins

The birth of a protein is one of the most fundamental aspects of life as we know it, yet, surprisingly, there is still a lot that scientists do not know about them. A split-second snapshot of the mysterious process developed by Wake Forest researchers could someday lead to more effective antibiotics.

Media Advisory: Tony Dungy to speak at Wake Forest University on March 26

Super Bowl winning football coach and bestselling author Tony Dungy will speak in Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University on Wednesday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. Dungy’s appearance celebrates the inaugural event of the Leadership Project. Intimate, enlightening, and revealing, the Leadership Project is a new initiative by Wake Forest that engages students and the […]

The image shows the flight path of the zone over the coal ash pond.

3D model measures coal ash spill

With a 3D model created using aerial images from an unmanned aircraft, Wake Forest researchers have received widespread national media attention by providing a new look at the extent of coal ash contaminants recently leaked into a North Carolina river.

Media Advisory: Drones show new view of Duke Energy coal ash spill

Aerial images captured by a drone aircraft provide a new look at the extent of contaminants leaked into a North Carolina river from a Duke Energy coal ash dump as concerns about water pollution grow and a federal criminal investigation continues. A drone aircraft operated by researchers at Wake Forest University’s Center for Energy, Environment […]