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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.


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).


Jillian L. Correia named 2017-2018 Luce Scholar

March 2, 2017  |   Admissions, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest senior Jillian L. Correia has been awarded a Luce Scholarship for 2017-2018. She is Wake Forest’s first Luce scholar in 20 years.


Undergrad’s cancer research success earns international attention

February 7, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Mentoring, Student, Top Stories

When Manal Ahmidouch began her freshman year at Wake Forest University, she wasn’t sure which major she would pursue. She only knew that her father, a nuclear physicist, had advised her to think long and hard before taking his path.


WFU named to Princeton Review’s list of ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’

January 31, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Staff, Student

Wake Forest University has been named to The Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck” (Penguin Random House / Princeton Review Books).

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