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Wake Forest University to host N.C. Science Olympiad tournament

February 23, 2018  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

This weekend, nearly 500 Olympians will go for gold at Wake Forest University – but not in hockey, figure skating or curling. Middle and high school students from across the Piedmont Triad will flex their intellectual muscles in engineering, computer programming and problem-solving at the North Carolina Science Olympiad tournament.

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Peace Corps recognizes Wake Forest

February 22, 2018  |   Admissions, Top Stories

The Peace Corps ranks Wake Forest among the 2018 Top 25 Peace Corps Volunteer Producing Colleges and Universities. This year, Wake Forest is ranked 16th among small colleges and universities.

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WFU expert available to comment on Billy Graham’s life

February 21, 2018  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Wake Forest University Divinity School Professor Bill Leonard said the Rev. Billy Graham was “the most enduring and perhaps the most beloved preacher in American religious history.” Leonard is available to talk about the impact Graham has had on American religion and culture. Graham died today at age 99.

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Founders’ Day program honors faculty and students

February 16, 2018  |   Faculty, Recognition, Top Stories

The Wake Forest community commemorated 184 years since the University’s founding at Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 15. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.

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Coping with tragedy: Counselor offers strategies after Florida shooting

February 15, 2018  |   Faculty, Top Stories

In the wake of the deadly mass shooting in Florida, Wake Forest Counseling Professor Samuel Gladding offers suggestions for how to cope with tragedy.

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