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Media Advisory: Republican debates, Wake Forest experts available

The first Republican presidential debate on Aug. 6 will give the field of GOP candidates a forum to share their views. Wake Forest University faculty experts are available to comment on the “Trump phenomenon,” evangelical voters, the candidates’ objectives, and many other related topics. GOP debates should be viewed as ‘mini-debates’— John Dinan, professor of politics and […]

Allison Perkins, director of Reynolda House Museum of American Art, poses outside the house.

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University names Reynolda House Executive Director Allison Perkins new Associate Provost for Reynolda House and Reynolda Gardens

In a move that re-unifies management of two important historic properties, Wake Forest University has named Allison C. Perkins associate provost for Reynolda House and Reynolda Gardens effective August 1, 2015. Perkins has been executive director of Reynolda House Museum of American Art since July 2006. “Historic Reynolda is an important quadrant of our campus […]

Media Advisory: Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest Hits Half-Billion Dollar Mark

Two years earlier than projected, Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest has reached the half-billion dollar mark in total campaign commitments and is more than 83 percent toward its Reynolda Campus goal. As of June 30, 2015, Wake Forest has raised more than $503 million of its $600 million goal for the Reynolda Campus. […]

Media Advisory: WFU Board of Trustees Announces First Female to Serve as Chair

The members of the Board of Trustees of Wake Forest University are pleased to announce its next class of Trustees and Officers, for the term beginning July 1, 2015. Dr. Donna A. Boswell (’72, MA ’74) will serve as the Chair of the Board, a historic event for the University, as her election marks the first […]

Media Advisory: Available Today: WFU Terrorism Expert Who Helped ID Unabomber

Randall Rogan, an internationally recognized expert in international and domestic terrorism, is available to discuss the terrorist attacks that have killed dozens in France, Tunisia and Kuwait. Rogan has worked with the FBI and was a member of the team of analysts that helped identify the Unabomber. A communication professor at Wake Forest University, he […]

Media Advisory: WFU Expert: Supreme Court cases on Affordable Care, same-sex marriage, redistricting

What options are available to Congress, the president, and states in responding to a Supreme Court decision expected in the next week in the King v. Burwell case regarding the legitimacy of subsidies for insurance plans purchased through the Affordable Care Act’s federal exchanges?  John Dinan, professor of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest University and author […]

Media Advisory: Student-curated ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ featured at MOA

Who and What: Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology displays MOA’s Cabinet of Curiosities, a new student-curated exhibit. For the first time, four student employees of the Museum are in charge of the entire process of running an exhibit, from selecting the pieces to conducting research to installing the pieces. This project rewards the hard work of the […]

Media Advisory: Pyatt named Dean of Wake Forest University Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Wake Forest University has appointed Tim Pyatt as the new dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. Pyatt, who currently serves as the Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair and head of the Eberly Family Special Collections Library at Pennsylvania State University, will begin serving as library deanAug. 3. He will succeed Lynn Sutton, who came to Wake […]

Media Advisory: Students continue success in saving water for Campus Conservation Nationals

Out of a field of 125 colleges and universities, Wake Forest students placed in the top five in fresh water savings for the second year in a row during the 2015 Campus Conservation Nationals competition. Campus Conservation Nationals is a nationwide, three-week effort among institutions of higher learning to conserve electricity and water. From Feb. 9 to […]

Media Advisory: WFU names Suzanne Reynolds Dean of School of Law

Suzanne Reynolds will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law, effective July 1. Reynolds, who joined the Wake Forest law faculty in 1981, has served as interim dean for the past year. She is the first woman to head the law school. Widely respected for her scholarship, teaching and public […]