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WFU students named to Kemper Scholars Program

May 18, 2017  |   Admissions, Recognition, Student

Wake Forest University students Jenny Hannah and Harry Young IV, both rising sophomores, have been selected from a group of national finalists to become two of 16 in this year’s incoming class of the Kemper Scholars Program.

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Wake Forest pledges support for entrepreneurship in Winston-Salem

May 5, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

In an unprecedented and historic demonstration of solidarity, Wake Forest joined leaders from five other Winston-Salem-based colleges and universities — each pledging to incentivize entrepreneurship among their students and alumni through a series of programs based on their areas of focus and unique visions.

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WFU to expand access to high-achieving lower income students

April 25, 2017  |   Admissions, Philanthropy, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has joined 67 of the nation’s most respected colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America’s undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates.

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Elizabeth Sarkel named 2017 Goldwater Scholar

April 4, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Recognition, Student

Elizabeth Sarkel, a junior biochemistry and molecular biology major from Columbus, Ohio has been named a 2017 Barry S. Goldwater Scholar for excellence in science. Sarkel was one of 240 students from around the country to earn a Goldwater Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year.

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98% of 2016 WFU grads employed or in grad school, new data shows

March 27, 2017  |   Admissions, Alumni, Personal and Career Development, Student, Top Stories

New First Destination data collected by the Office of Personal and Career Development show that 98 percent of the Wake Forest undergraduate class of 2016 are either employed or in graduate school (based on a 91 percent knowledge rate).

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