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Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Commencement: Media arrangements

Members of the media are invited to attend Wake Forest University’s commencement ceremony Monday, May 18. Stephen Colbert, comedian and late night television host, will deliver Wake Forest University’s 2015 commencement address to nearly 1,900 graduates. The University has received significant interest in his address and encourages media to read this message very carefully. The […]

Media Advisory: Traffic detours planned during Wake Forest Commencement

Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 18, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon. Stephen Colbert, comedian and late night television host, will deliver Wake Forest University’s 2015 commencement address to nearly 1,900 graduates. Commencement parking passes and commencement tickets are required to enter […]

Media Advisory: ACC Honors WFU President Nathan Hatch for Exemplary Service

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) has bestowed the President’s Award for Exemplary Service to the ACC to Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch. The award was announced at the ACC’s spring meeting Tuesday evening. Each year, the outgoing Conference President honors someone for commendable service to the ACC during the year of the president’s […]

Media Advisory: WFU students named to Kemper Scholars Program

(Winston-Salem, N.C. – May 12, 2015) – Wake Forest University students Matthew Howard and Lena Mason have been selected from a group of finalists for the incoming class of the prestigious Kemper Scholars Program. The program prepares students for professional leadership positions through experiential workplace learning that applies what they learn in their academic programs. […]

Media Advisory: Nine WFU seniors and graduates awarded Fulbright scholarships

Nine Wake Forest University seniors and recent graduates have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. From researching public health in Nigeria to teaching English in the Czech Republic, they will travel to countries around the world. Including this year’s winners, 102 Wake Forest graduates have been named Fulbright scholars. The Fulbright U.S. Student […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest University Commencement media arrangements

Members of the media are invited to attend Wake Forest University’s commencement ceremony Monday, May 18. Stephen Colbert, comedian and late night television host, will deliver Wake Forest University’s 2015 commencement address to nearly 1,900 graduates. The University has received significant interest in his address and encourages media to read this message very carefully. The […]

Media Advisory: 5 questions new grads should ask before accepting a job offer

How can 2015 grads just starting their career journey improve the odds that their first job is the right one — especially this year when employers are hiring, and there may be a second or third offer waiting in the wings? “It’s not surprising coming out of the previously poor economy, that new grads may […]

Media Advisory: Class of 2015 employment and career experts available

Wake Forest University is a nationally recognized leader in rethinking career development, supporting students in the college to career transition and preparing graduates for today’s job market. The University’s career experts have been quoted in news outlets such as The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes and others. For new […]

Media Advisory: For 2015 grads, it’s a buyers’ market

The job market continues to improve for college graduates. Employer surveys by the National Association of Colleges and Employers and the Career Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University, for example, indicate businesses are likely to hire more new employees in 2015 than they did last year — anywhere from 9 to 16 percent more. […]

Media Advisory: First field-effect transistors on hybrid perovskites fabricated for first time

(Winston-Salem, N.C. – May 5, 2015) – Researchers from Wake Forest University and the University of Utah are the first to successfully fabricate halide organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite field-effect transistors and measure their electrical characteristics at room temperature. “We designed the structure of these field-effect transistors that allowed us to achieve electrostatic gating of these materials […]