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Looking back at science and technology in 2014

From bats to blue-footed boobies and beyond, 2014 was a memorable year for Wake Forest when it came to science and technology news.


WFU had an unforgettable 2014

From a commencement speech that the entire country watched to celebrating world-class rankings to honoring new and old traditions, Wake Forest had an unforgettable 2014.

Media Advisory: Longtime WFU Chaplain, Edgar Christman, Dies

(Winston-Salem, N.C. – Dec. 24, 2014) – Chaplain Emeritus Edgar D. Christman, who served as chaplain at Wake Forest University for more than 30 years, died on Dec. 24, 2014. He was 85. A service is scheduled for Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. in Wait Chapel. For years, Christman welcomed freshmen to Wake Forest with his “What’s […]


Chaplain Emeritus Ed Christman dies

Edgar D. Christman, who served as Wake Forest’s Chaplain for more than 30 years before retiring in 2003, died on Dec. 24, 2014. He was a friend and counselor to generations of students. Read more about his life and the impact he had on the Wake Forest community.


#WFULovefeast: sharing the love

From North Carolina to Texas to Uganda, Wake Foresters shared their lovefeast moments and memories using the hashtag #WFULovefeast.


A roadmap to success in 2014

Whether it’s an internship with Intel or launching a hotdog vending business or traveling to New York City to learn about the fashion industry, once they discover their personal passions, Wake Forest students find their career paths.

Media Advisory: Kiplinger’s: WFU is 26th best value among private universities

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked Wake Forest University 26th on its 2015 list of the 100 best values in private universities. Kiplinger’s annually ranks best values in private colleges and universities that combine outstanding economic value with high-quality education. The overall rankings are divided into two lists, one featuring 100 private, liberal arts colleges and the […]

Junior Kali Vicars, studied the painting "Witch Duck Creek" by Joshua Shaw (1820-1821) at Reynolda House Museum of American Art for her Women and Gender in Early America history course.

Art history detectives

History professor Michele Gillespie usually includes class visits to view art in Winston-Salem. This semester, she expanded the idea to benefit both the students in her Women and Gender in Early America course and the local museums.

Media Advisory: Wake Alert: Gun pointed at WFU student on campus

At about 6:25-6:30 p.m. this evening, a man in an orange SUV pointed a handgun at a Wake Forest student on campus in Parking Lot “J”. University Police believe the suspects have left campus. A Wake Forest student was returning to his vehicle on campus in Parking Lot “J” behind Collins Hall and South Residence Hall at about […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest research confirms controversial nitrite hypothesis

Understanding how nitrite can improve conditions such as hypertension, heart attack and stroke has been the object of worldwide research studies. New research from Wake Forest University has potentially moved the science one step closer to this goal. In a paper published online ahead of print in the February issue of the Journal of Biological […]