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Students in the photo are from left to right:
Andy Bowline, Alison Arter, Kyle Murrah, Janel Suburu, John Hodnette and Gonzo Estupinan

From bench to bedside

Move over, pink. The fight against breast cancer now wears Old Gold and Black as a team of graduate students from Wake Forest Schools of Business, Law and Medicine work together to take a promising, but underfunded, cancer therapy to market.

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WFU business, law schools rank highly

Wake Forest’s School of Business and School of Law both placed highly in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of graduate schools released March 11.

Steve Reinemund in the newly completed Farrell Hall

A new dawn for the dean

Steve Reinemund will step down as Dean of the Wake Forest School of Business at the end of this academic year. Despite his many accomplishments, his greatest legacy will be his unwavering commitment to developing passionate, ethical business leaders driven to achieve results with integrity.

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Imagining the next ‘big idea’

James Beshara (’08), CEO and co-founder of Crowdtilt, a social group-funding platform, came to campus to meet with student innovators and shared ideas with faculty on how to prepare students to launch start-ups after graduation.

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Students fight hunger for children

Students at the School of Business turned an assignment about food insecurity and hunger in Forsyth County into a competition that raised $20,000 to feed school children over the holiday break. They presented a check to Forsyth Backpack, a nonprofit agency founded by School of Law professor Barbara Lentz.

From left: Dean of Business Steve Reinemund, Trustee Mary Farrell (P '10) and President Nathan Hatch.

Determination and a dream

Surrounded by friends, family, fellow donors and members of the Wake Forest community, University Trustee Mary Farrell (P ’10) helped dedicate Farrell Hall, the new home for the Wake Forest School of Business. The ceremony marked the fulfillment of the dream she and her late husband, former Trustee Mike Farrell (P ’10, LLD ’13), began three years ago with a $10 million leadership gift.

MA students discuss goal setting in Organizational Behavior class during the first week of classes in the School of Business' new home in Farrell Hall.

First class in Farrell Hall

“I’m only 10 days into this program, but I already know I’m making friends for life,” Simone Watson (MA ’14) said. “The students and faculty here are incredibly kind and supportive of each other.”

School of Business professor Julie Wayne's research could help more organizations reduce turnover by paying attention to how the work affects the employee's family.

Spouse’s attitude affecting your job?

A School of Business professor studies how organizations that don’t support family life may end up causing more turnover among employees. The secret might just be to gaining the spouse’s support.

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Landscape of a leader’s brain

Wake Forest’s Sean Hannah and a team of researchers have found measuring activity in the prefrontal cortex of the brain can help assess that person’s potential for leadership — which could have a big impact on how future leaders are tested and trained.

Students in a business classroom

What counts as a CPA

Students enrolled in Wake Forest’s Master of Accountancy (MSA) program find themselves in a prime spot to be vital resources to American taxpayers and businesses as millions of Americans line up hoping for a tax-refund from Uncle Sam.