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Wake Forest wins second ACC Debate Championship

April 18, 2016  |   Events, National, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest debaters bring home ACC Debate Championship for second year.


Rue appears before congressional committee

September 10, 2015  |   Campus Life, Faculty, National, Recognition, Staff, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue was one of four panelists who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce Training about “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses” on Sept. 10.


A celebration of rising joy

June 7, 2014  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, National, Speakers, Top Stories

The Wake Forest University community and guests from around the world gathered Saturday, June 7, at the invitation of Dr. Maya Angelou’s family to celebrate the beloved poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and Wake Forest’s Reynolds Professor of American Studies. Dr. Angelou passed away on May 28 at the age of 86.


Blue-footed boobies’ survival threatened

April 21, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: Research, Faculty, International, National, Online, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Blue-footed boobies are on the decline in the Galápagos. A new study shows a low-sardine diet could be the reason behind the 50 percent drop in population.


Melissa Harris-Perry to join faculty

April 11, 2014  |   Alumni, Campus Life, Community, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Humanities Highlights 2013-2014, International, National, Online, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, Scholars and Scientists, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity, Working Together

MSNBC television host, political thought leader and Wake Forest University alumna Melissa Harris-Perry (‘94) will return this summer to her alma mater as a chaired professor.

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