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Strong global ties affirm community

A recent report ranks Wake Forest highly according to its percentage of students studying abroad, affirming the importance of a close-knit campus community at home and abroad in light of recent terror attacks in Paris.

Media Advisory: WFU Event Highlights International Climate Talks

The local community is invited to attend “Roadmap to Paris: Your Guide to the International Climate Talks” on Nov. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Broyhill Auditorium, located in Farrell Hall. Wake Forest faculty experts Miles Silman, biology professor, law professor John Knox, and Justin Catanoso provide a guided tour of the likely trajectory […]


‘Hit the Bricks’ marks 35th year of student-funded cancer research

“Hit the Bricks” marks the start of events supporting the 35th anniversary of the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, the student-launched charity has raised more than $2 million since 1980 to support cancer research.


Brad Paisley rocks WFU!

Country music superstar Brad Paisley will perform a free concert on Manchester Plaza for the Wake Forest University community on Saturday, Oct. 10.

A "wordle" was created from all the "I am most anxious about...." papers that students tossed into the Beaker-O-Fear of fear.

Tamping down test anxiety

Science faculty and the Learning Assistance Center have teamed up to help first-year students deal with anxiety over their first college science exams with a three-part workshop.

VP for Campus Life Penny Rue's testimony on Sept. 10, 2015

Rue appears before congressional committee

Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue was one of four panelists who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce Training about “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses” on Sept. 10.

Panelists for “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism” included (left to right) Melissa Harris-Perry, Alicia Garza, Bree Newsome, James Ian Tyson and Katon Dawson.

A journey to understanding

On Sept. 2, more than 1,000 people attended “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism,” a panel discussion in Wait Chapel hosted by Wake Forest’s Pro Humanitate Institute.


Arrive and Thrive

On the first day of classes, “Arrive and Thrive” featured dozens of fun and thought-provoking activities designed to inform and inspire the campus community about how to lead healthier, more balanced lives.

Students explore avenues of learning outside of the classroom.

Getting a jump start on college

LENS@Wake Forest offers interactive classroom learning, hands-on work with community and campus partners, and more for high school students.

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More space for living and learning

A new freshman residence hall planned for the south side of campus is one of many construction projects currently taking place on campus.