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Founders’ Day program honors seniors and faculty

February 17, 2017  |   Events, Faculty, Recognition, Staff, Student, Top Stories

The Wake Forest community commemorated 183 years since the University’s founding at Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 16. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.


WFU named to Princeton Review’s list of ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’

January 31, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Staff, Student

Wake Forest University has been named to The Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck” (Penguin Random House / Princeton Review Books).


Gender diversity in STEM: ‘Let’s change the world together’

January 24, 2017  |   Faculty, Research, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Universities across the U.S. have developed programs to attract women and under-represented minorities to the STEM disciplines. So why aren’t more of these students declaring a major in science, technology, engineering and math – and seeing it through to a career in research or academia? At Wake Forest University, students, faculty and administrators are tackling that question through formal research, departmental evaluations and innovative outreach.


WFU taps NSF’s Olga Pierrakos as founding engineering chair

January 24, 2017  |   Admissions, Faculty, Research, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has appointed Olga Pierrakos as founding chair of the Department of Engineering, one of Wake Downtown’s new anchoring academic programs, which will begin offering classes this fall.


Wake Forest students to attend Inauguration and Women’s March

January 18, 2017  |   Faculty, Staff, Student

Several dozen Wake Forest University students plan to travel to Washington, D.C., this week for the Presidential Inauguration and Women’s March.

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