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Wake Forest celebrates entrepreneurs

The Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship honored the University’s outstanding entrepreneurs on April 16. James Beshara (’08), CEO and co-founder of Tilt, received the 2015 Excellence in Entrepreneurship award. A faculty member and six students were also recognized.

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Presidential Chairs announced

Five new Presidential Chairs to recruit, retain and reward outstanding faculty who embody the teacher-scholar ideal have been announced by Wake Forest University.

President Nathan O. Hatch

President Nathan Hatch: Historian

Not every college president has written a book that is required reading for students across the country a quarter century after its publication like President Nathan Hatch’s “The Democratization of American Christianity.”

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A ‘Best Value’ Once Again

Wake Forest is again one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The rating uses a unique ‘Return-on-Education’ (ROE) rating that measures 40 data points including academics, graduation rates and salaries.

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U.S. News ranks WFU among top 30

U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges guide ranked the University 27th among 280 national universities. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 19 consecutive years and has been ranked in the top 25 five times.

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Charles Iacovou named Dean of Business

Charles Iacovou will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, effective July 1.

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Melissa Harris-Perry to join faculty

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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180 years: Celebrating Founders’ Day

On Feb. 20, the Wake Forest community gathered together in Wait Chapel to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the founding of the University at Founders’ Day Convocation. The annual event recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.

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WFU once again a ‘Best Value’

Wake Forest is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The 2014 list, which features 150 schools in all — 75 public and 75 private colleges and universities—was announced today.

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Morant’s law: students first

Dean Blake Morant recently received two prestigious national appointments, but Wake Forest law students and alumni say that his passion for mentoring students and fostering personal relationships are what distinguish him as an exceptional leader.