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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 […]


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 […]


Keep calm and study on

Wake the Library provides students with all the resources they need for successful study sessions and creative ways to relieve stress.

The 2014 Fulbright Scholars are (from left) Deanna Margius, Anmargaret Warner, Jessica Argenti, Sammie Herrick, Dorronda Bordley, Courtney Flynn, and Meenu Krishnan (not pictured).

Seven receive Fulbright grants

Trekking to a Buddhist temple in the Himalayas as part of Wake Forest’s study abroad program in India sparked Jessica Argenti’s love for forging new cultural understandings. She and six others have earned Fulbright scholarships in countries around the world.


Disease-seeking molecules

A new compound created by Wake Forest chemists could help scientists probe the secrets behind deadly forms of cancer, Alzheimer’s and heart disease. The research is featured in the current edition of the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Media Advisory: WFU to launch groundbreaking study of student, alumni well-being

Wake Forest University will become the first institution of higher education to systematically and comprehensively research student and alumni well-being along multiple dimensions – including social, health and career outcomes – over time. Designed to measure well-being among students while they are on campus and then track them for several years after they graduate, the […]

Honors art student Kelsey Zalimeni's "#followme." The Student Art Exhibition and Honors Exhibitions will be on display through May 19.

Drawing + biology = art

About 80 paintings, prints, and other pieces by undergraduate student artists on are display at the annual Student Art Exhibition. Works by art majors, non-majors and honors students are featured at the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery.