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Media Advisory: Wake Forest celebrates wellbeing with campus-wide festival

On Aug. 25, Wake Forest University will demonstrate its commitment to wellbeing with a campus-wide event called “Arrive and Thrive” for faculty, staff and students. From 4 to 6 p.m. on Manchester Plaza, the event will feature dozens of fun and thought-provoking activities designed to inform and inspire the campus community to think differently about how to lead […]

Media Advisory: WFU hosts panel on the Confederate flag

The Pro Humanitate Institute at Wake Forest University will host a panel discussion called “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism” on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 6-7 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The panel will include: Katon Dawson – Dawson was first elected Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party in 2002, was unanimously re-elected […]

Media Advisory: Aquatic hunger games: Archerfish spit the distance for food

Move over, Katniss Everdeen. For archerfish, the odds are ever in their favor, according to new research from Wake Forest University. The sharp-shooting fishes’ ability to spit water to hit food targets have been well documented, but a new study published online in the journal Zoology showed for the first time that there is little […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest to welcome class of 2019

Nearly 1,300 first-year students will move into Wake Forest residence halls on Friday, Aug. 21. Students begin moving into their rooms on the south side of campus at 8 a.m. Follow the excitement of move-in, the joy of learning new traditions and the pride of students, parents, faculty and staff by using the class of 2019’s hashtag #WFU19. […]

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 […]