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Media Advisory: Kiplinger’s: WFU is 26th best value among private universities

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked Wake Forest University 26th on its 2015 list of the 100 best values in private universities. Kiplinger’s annually ranks best values in private colleges and universities that combine outstanding economic value with high-quality education. The overall rankings are divided into two lists, one featuring 100 private, liberal arts colleges and the […]

Media Advisory: Wake Alert: Gun pointed at WFU student on campus

At about 6:25-6:30 p.m. this evening, a man in an orange SUV pointed a handgun at a Wake Forest student on campus in Parking Lot “J”. University Police believe the suspects have left campus. A Wake Forest student was returning to his vehicle on campus in Parking Lot “J” behind Collins Hall and South Residence Hall at about […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest research confirms controversial nitrite hypothesis

Understanding how nitrite can improve conditions such as hypertension, heart attack and stroke has been the object of worldwide research studies. New research from Wake Forest University has potentially moved the science one step closer to this goal. In a paper published online ahead of print in the February issue of the Journal of Biological […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest honored for service

Wake Forest University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is one of 27 schools in North Carolina to be recognized for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community. Wake Forest University was recognized in the “General Community Service” and “Education” categories. […]

Media Advisory: Jump-start exam week catching Zs in the library

Instead of an endless supply of coffee, jitters and lack of sleep during exam week, students at Wake Forest University will cram on naps, relaxation and technology-free zones in an unlikely place… a newly-created “ZieSta Room” in the Z. Smith Reynolds (ZSR) Library. Research shows that even 15-minute naps can increase retention, focus and productivity. So, […]

Expert Available: Immigration Reform via Executive Order

Peter Siavelis, politics professor and director of Wake Forest University’s Latin American and Latino Studies program, is available to comment on the immigration plan President Obama plans to present tonight. Siavelis is an expert on Latino immigration to the United States and co-editor of Getting Immigration Right: What Every American Needs to Know. His comments were […]

Media Advisory: Hands on with hydrogen

Who and What: Timo Thonhauser, Wake Forest University associate professor of physics, will conduct an interactive outreach program at SciWorks to teach school children about using alternative fuels like hydrogen. One of the highlights is a hydrogen fuel cell car that allows students to separate water into hydrogen and oxygen to form a gas that will power […]

Media Advisory: The 50th Annual Wake Forest University Lovefeast

Who and What: In 1965, Moravian student Jane Sherrill Stroupe (‘67) organized the first lovefeast at Wake Forest University with 200 students. Fifty years later, the Wake Forest Lovefeast is the largest Moravian-style lovefeast in North America and a favorite University and community tradition (2013 Flickr gallery). Stroupe, who will give the Moravian blessing at the 50th Annual Lovefeast, will be […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest hosts statewide Conference for Diversity and Inclusion Professionals

On November 21, the Wake Forest University Office of Diversity and Inclusion will serve as host to the North Carolina Diversity and Inclusion Partners (NCDIP) Annual Fall Conference. Convened by Assistant Provost Barbee Oakes, this year’s conference will explore the meanings and manifestations of implicit bias in everyday professional life. NCDIP is a consortium of diversity […]

Media Advisory: Full-time Title IX Coordinator joins Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University has named Tanya L. Jachimiak, a legal professional with six years experience in higher education law, as its first full-time Title IX Coordinator. She began her new role last week. Jachimiak comes to Wake Forest as the Title IX coordinator at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her law degree in […]