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Summer school in Charlotte

Sophomore Christa Harris (’16) originally planned to spend her summer living at home and taking courses at another university. But when she learned that Wake Forest is offering classes in her hometown, enabling her to study and pursue internship opportunities at the same time, she changed her plans.


Study affirms test-optional policy for admissions

This week, National Public Radio’s Eric Westervelt broke the story of an unprecedented study challenging the value of standardized tests in the admissions process. Dean of Admissions Martha Allman talks about the findings and what they mean for Wake Forest. Read the Q&A.


Exploring careers, making connections

From Times Square to Brooklyn to Queens, 60 Wake Forest students covered miles of sidewalk and subway lines exploring careers in media, fashion and retail, public relations and advertising, and the arts. Watch videos from the trip and find out what they learned.


Theatre major to designer

In the five years since she graduated, Lauren Gaston has taken her acting, directing, designing and drawing skills — combined them with her love of travel — and become a rising star in the world of costume design.


WFU once again a ‘Best Value’

Wake Forest is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The 2014 list, which features 150 schools in all — 75 public and 75 private colleges and universities—was announced today.


Earning power: majors are minor

A report released this week on liberal arts majors and employment by the Association of American Colleges and Universities shows that liberal arts majors may start off a bit slower than others when it comes to earnings, but the salary gap closes over time.

'Building the Dream' award winner Gracie Harrington.

Voices for justice

Junior Gracie Harrington and campus life leaders Marianne Magjuka, Shelley Sizemore and Matt Williams, have been named Wake Forest University’s 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners.


Goodbye fall semester

“Wake the Library” is a week-long tradition that helps students cope with the long hours spent writing papers and studying for finals.

Wake Forest students cook and deliver made-from-scratch Thanksgiving dinners to food-insecure local residents during the annual Turkeypalooza.

Turkeypalooza: A week of Thanksgiving

Wake Forest students cook and deliver made-from-scratch Thanksgiving dinners to local residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen.


Take a guess or skip the question

If you’re taking the SAT and you’re not positive you know the correct answer, do you skip or guess? Previous studies suggest that your strategy may be very different from that of the student sitting next to you. A faculty-student research team in economics is looking for answers.