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WFU 2017 MLK ‘Building the Dream’ award winners named

January 17, 2017  |   Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Religion professor Derek Hicks and two students Rose O’Brien and Cazandra Rebollar have been named Wake Forest University’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners.


Classes begin at Wake Downtown, Wake Forest’s urban campus

January 10, 2017  |   Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

The start of classes marks a historic moment in the life of the University where for the first time medical school and undergraduate student education will occur together under one roof, enhancing closer collaboration and deeper engagement for students and faculty alike.


WFU embarks on new era as Wake Downtown classes begin in the Innovation Quarter

January 5, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Provost, Research, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Wake Downtown classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 10, marking the beginning of an historic era for Wake Forest University as it moves undergraduate courses into Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem.


Deacs defeat No. 23 Temple to win Military Bowl

December 27, 2016  |   Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

Wake Forest football jumped out to a 31-7 lead and held on to defeat No. 23-ranked Temple 34-26 to win the 2016 Military Bowl. The victory was the Demon Deacons’ first bowl win since 2008 and the first victory over a ranked team since 2011.


2016 Innovator of the Year

December 22, 2016  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Dr. Anthony Atala, leader of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), has been named “2016 Innovator of the Year” by R&D Magazine. He also recently received a Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Award in life sciences.

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