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Media Advisory: Students named to Wake Forest University’s Spring 2014 Dean’s List

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2014 spring semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xlsx)

Media Advisory: Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest hits $400 million mark

Thanks to the largest fundraising year in Wake Forest University’s 180-year history, Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest surpassed the $400 million mark by the end of the fiscal year. As of June 30, 2014, Wake Forest has raised more than $402 million of its $600 million goal for the Reynolda Campus. Today, the […]

Media Advisory: WFU graduate student receives prestigious Boren Award

Nazanin Kaussari of Winston-Salem has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study in Tajikistan during the 2014-2015 academic year. Kaussari is a graduate student in the Interpreting and Translation Studies Program at Wake Forest University. She will improve her Persian proficiency and conduct a linguistics research project as training to become a translator/interpreter for government […]

Media Advisory: ‘A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent’

Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) has opened a new long-term exhibit entitled “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent,” which explores the remarkable cultural diversity found in Africa. The selected artifacts, ranging from ceramics to textiles, offer an in-depth examination of five African cultures: Bamileke of Cameroon; Baule of Cote d’Ivoire; […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest raises the bar of creative excellence

Wake Forest University is raising the bar of creative excellence for colleges and universities around the world. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), one of the largest international associations of education institutions with more than 3,600 member colleges and universities, awarded Wake Forest’s Creative Communications team three gold medal awards during its 2014 […]

Media Advisory: WFU names new dean of students and associate vice president for Campus Life

Adam Goldstein has been named Wake Forest University’s dean of students and associate vice president for campus life. Goldstein, who currently serves as associate dean of students at Florida State University, will assume his duties onJuly 1. Goldstein will oversee judicial affairs, student engagement and leadership, diversity education, student union and Benson University Center. He […]

Media Advisory: WFU’s Million-Dollar Day

On Tuesday, June 10, Wake Forest University raised more than $1 million for the Wake Forest Fund in a 24-hour fundraising blitz. The initial challenge was to raise $500,000 and attract participation from 2,000 donors. A group of generous donors offered a matching donation of half a million dollars if either goal was met. Wake […]

Media Advisory: Memorial service arrangements for Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou’s family has arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Due to limited seating capacity, the family has decided to have a closed service for family and friends only. Wake Forest University will livestream the service for the public at The family will […]

Media Advisory: Charles Iacovou named Wake Forest University School of Business Dean

Charles Iacovou will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, effective July 1. Since joining the School of Business’ leadership team in 2007, Iacovou has served in a number of senior administrative roles, including Director of the Full-time MBA Program, Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Senior Associate Dean […]

Media Advisory: WFU pledges to increase Study Abroad participation

Wake Forest University has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. The initiative is also focusing on increasing the diversity of the students who study abroad, ensuring quality and removing barriers to participation. […]