One hundred and forty students traveled across the country during spring break to engage in community service and reflect on social justice as part of Wake Alternative Break.
March 18th, 2015 | Media Advisory
1,300 students will participate in Wake Forest University’s tenth annual Wake N’ Shake, a 12-hour dance marathon to raise money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, on Saturday, March 21 from noon to midnight in Reynolds Gym. Participants hope to raise $200,000 to fight cancer this year. Activities at the marathon include competitions, games and student […]
March 16th, 2015 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University’s associate provost of research has announced the faculty recipients of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) seed grants to support research on health and wellbeing. “The research being supported with these grants has sustainability potential and will have a great impact on many people’s lives,” said Bruce King, associate […]
For 20 years, Wake Forest Law alumni have been sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. The most recent group of 23 bar admittees included a father and his daughter as well as six members of The Rose Council.
March 9th, 2015 | Media Advisory
Who and What: Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice will speak at Wake Forest as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time speaker series. Robinson served as President of Ireland from 1990-1997 and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997-2002. She is the recipient of numerous honors and awards including the […]
Students in Jim Otteson’s class develop a framework for understanding an individual’s purpose, a firm’s purpose and an industry’s purpose in supporting a humane and just society.
March 6th, 2015 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University is taking part in “The Campaign to Change Direction,” a national initiative to create a new story in America about mental health, mental illness and wellness. As part of the collective effort led by Give an Hour, Wake Forest University joined 50 other campaign partners in this effort with its pledge to […]
With a five-minute time limit, $1,500 on the line and four judges ready to ask tough questions, junior Tai Hensley and her team entered the Deac Tank to pitch their proposal.
March 3rd, 2015 | Media Advisory
Comedian, political satirist and late night television host Stephen Colbert will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 18, 2015. Stephen Colbert is a best-selling author, writer, comedian, former presidential candidate and television personality. He is most widely known as the host and executive producer of Comedy Central’s acclaimed series, “The Colbert Report,” […]
Comedian, political satirist and late night television host Stephen Colbert will deliver WFU’s commencement address on May 18. Jonathan L. Walton, the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard University will deliver the baccalaureate speech.