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Media Advisory: Mur Muchane named Assoc. VP for Information Technology & CIO

Wake Forest has named Mur Muchane Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO). He will assume his duties in January. Muchane, who currently serves as CIO and Executive Director of Information Technology (IT) Services at Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., is known for his creative leadership in exploring opportunities for managing […]

Media Advisory: Evening the odds WFU faculty finds technology to help blind student see math clearly

Kathryn Webster listens to her computer spit out a rapid-fire stream of numbers and symbols in a metallic voice. To the average person, the computer is speaking robotic gibberish. To Webster, an aspiring mathematician who also happens to be blind, the computer is describing a statistics problem. Despite losing her vision three years ago due […]

Media Advisory: School of Divinity receives American Association for the Advancement of Science Grant

Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity has received one of 10 grants awarded to theological schools by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)’s “Science for Seminaries” program. The project, “Moving Science to the Forefront of Theological Education,” will enhance the school’s leading interdisciplinary Master of Divinity curriculum by integrating science into three […]

Media Advisory: Project Pumpkin: A favorite fall festival

Who: Wake Forest students will host more than 1,000 Winston-Salem area children from local agencies for Halloween fun (2013 Flickr gallery). This year’s festival will have a “Space Jam” theme based on the popular Looney Tunes film featuring Michael Jordan. What: Wake Forest students dressed in Halloween costumes will escort the children around campus to collect candy, […]

Media Advisory: WFU President inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

President Nathan Hatch has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy and American institutions, and the humanities, […]

Media Advisory: Election story ideas from Wake Forest University

N.C. likely to be one of the top half-dozen senate races attracting attention on election night: Congressional elections are generally decided by candidates’ success regarding money, mobilization and messaging, according to politics professor John Dinan, and this is likely to be a good guide to the N.C. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and […]

Media Advisory: Students, faculty, staff and friends will ‘Hit the Bricks’

In 2003, students at Wake Forest University started a tradition of running an eight-hour relay race along the brick pathways on campus to raise money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund. The race honors Piccolo, an alumnus who attended the University in the 1960s and became a running back for the Chicago Bears. His […]

Media Advisory: WFU Museum of Anthropology features Day of the Dead exhibit

The Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology is showcasing its annual Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) exhibit, “Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico,” through Dec. 12, 2014. What: Día de Muertos is celebrated in Mexico over several days coinciding with the Catholic observances of All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days (Nov. 1 and […]

Media Advisory: Grand opening of the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University

On Friday, Sept. 19, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University will hold a grand opening for its new home in the heart of campus. Campus Kitchen is a collaboration of students, faculty, staff, dining services, more than 10 agency partners and the Winston-Salem community. Through a strong partnership with Aramark, the campus dining service, the Campus Kitchen […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest to honor Pablo Neruda

Wake Forest will host a series of events honoring Chilean poet, diplomat and politician Pablo Neruda from Sept. 22-25. The University is the first of eight organizations worldwide hosting events from 2014 through 2016 as part of Seis Miradas por latinoamerica (Six Perspectives on Latin America) — an international multidisciplinary program organized to promote the […]