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Presidential Chairs announced

Five new Presidential Chairs to recruit, retain and reward outstanding faculty who embody the teacher-scholar ideal have been announced by Wake Forest University.

James Otteson, executive director of the BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism and teaching professor, explores the moral role of business with his undergraduate students in Farrell Hall.

Why business?

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.

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Accountancy grads rank top in nation

Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy program have achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the CPA exam for the 12th time since 1997, more than any other university during the same time period.

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Redefining the Wake Forest MBA

Wake Forest University School of Business is refocusing how its MBA program is delivered based on the changing needs of the market. School leaders decided that the best value for Wake Forest’s employer partners and students are programs that focus on professional development without interrupting careers.

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Looking back at 2013-2014

Wake Foresters had a knockout year. From celebrating world-class rankings to achievements in the classroom, across campus and abroad, the University continues to inspire and impact the world.

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Charles Iacovou named Dean of Business

Charles Iacovou will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, effective July 1.

Students in the photo are from left to right:
Andy Bowline, Alison Arter, Kyle Murrah, Janel Suburu, John Hodnette and Gonzo Estupinan

From bench to bedside

Move over, pink. The fight against breast cancer now wears Old Gold and Black as a team of graduate students from Wake Forest Schools of Business, Law and Medicine work together to take a promising, but underfunded, cancer therapy to market.

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WFU business, law schools rank highly

Wake Forest’s School of Business and School of Law both placed highly in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of graduate schools released March 11.

Steve Reinemund in the newly completed Farrell Hall

A new dawn for the dean

Steve Reinemund will step down as Dean of the Wake Forest School of Business at the end of this academic year. Despite his many accomplishments, his greatest legacy will be his unwavering commitment to developing passionate, ethical business leaders driven to achieve results with integrity.

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Imagining the next ‘big idea’

James Beshara (’08), CEO and co-founder of Crowdtilt, a social group-funding platform, came to campus to meet with student innovators and shared ideas with faculty on how to prepare students to launch start-ups after graduation.