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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 […]

Media Advisory: WFU students named to Kemper Scholars Program

(Winston-Salem, N.C. – May 28, 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: WFU President receives Chief Executive HR Champion Award

Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch has received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2015 Chief Executive HR Champion Award. Recognizing that what makes an institution great are its people, this award honors a president or chancellor of a higher education institution or system who has demonstrated significant support for the […]

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 […]