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WFU recognizes ace entrepreneurs

On April 21, the University honored this year’s outstanding entrepreneurs. Ricky Van Veen, who founded during his freshman year at Wake Forest, received the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award. A faculty member and six students were also recognized.


Beyond Bathrooms

“I can assure you that Wake Forest University’s commitment to building an inclusive and equitable community is unwavering.” This affirming statement from Wake Forest’s Chief Diversity Officer Barbee Oakes has provided a supportive refrain for LGBTQ students, faculty, staff and visitors since HB2 became law in March.


Deacs donate D.E.S.K.s

On April 19, hundreds of Wake Forest University students teamed up with students from Old Town Elementary School to decorate 50 desks to be delivered to each student’s home.

Adam Tomasi, left, and Jack Manchester

Wake Forest wins second ACC Debate Championship

Wake Forest debaters bring home ACC Debate Championship for second year.


Hustle and humility

Hustle and humility are’s guiding principles Charles Best told students, teachers and community members gathered in Broyhill Auditorium on April 5. As the nonprofit’s CEO, he embraces both of these qualities as a leader.


WFU alumni fight childhood hunger

Hundreds of Wake Forest alumni across the country will work to address issues of hunger and food insecurity in 30 cities from Boston to Los Angeles on Pro Humanitate Day April 9.

Former President Bill Clinton hosts a campaign event for his wife, Hillary Clinton, at the Wake Forest School of Law on Sunday, March 13, 2016.

Former President Bill Clinton visits WFU

Hundreds of students across the political spectrum packed into the Wake Forest University School of Law to hear former President Bill Clinton speak on March 13.

Lauren Potter

Media Advisory: ‘Glee’ Star Lauren Potter to speak on disability rights and inclusion

“Glee” star Lauren Potter will speak about disability rights and inclusion at Wake Forest on Friday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m. on Hearn Plaza. Her talk will start the University’s Best Buddies Friendship Walk.

Media Advisory: Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Visits Wake Forest, Meets with Community

Co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement Alicia Garza has led the Vincent Harding Seminar on Nonviolent Social Change for students at Wake Forest University this week.

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Expert on human longevity to deliver Voices of Our Time address

Voices of Our Time speaker to discuss the upper limits to human longevity and the pursuit of the scientific means to slow aging in people.