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.
Wake Forest students, alumni, faculty and staff remember Nelson Mandela, an icon of freedom who embodied the spirit of Pro Humanitate, and reflect upon his influence on their own lives.
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.
Carrying shovels, screens and other equipment, 12 students trekked across a tobacco field along the Yadkin River to reach an archaeological site where they began finding artifacts more than 500 years old.
Wake Forest students cook and deliver made-from-scratch Thanksgiving dinners to local residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen.
Wake Forest graduate James M. O’Connell has been named a Rhodes Scholar. O’Connell, who is from Tampa, Fla., graduated summa cum laude in May 2013 with a bachelor of arts in politics and international affairs. He plans to complete a masters in public policy.
The theatre and counseling departments have partnered, through an IPLACe-funded initiative led by Phil Clarke and Sharon Andrews, so undergraduate theatre students can sharpen their improvisational acting and counseling students can gain realistic counseling experience.
A flying, insect-like robot built and tested by biology graduate student Max Messinger and a team of WFU researchers will give an unprecedented look at Peru’s tropical cloud forest, one of the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems and a key indicator of global climate change.
If you’re taking the SAT and you’re not positive you know the correct answer, do you skip or guess? Previous studies suggest that your strategy may be very different from that of the student sitting next to you. A faculty-student research team in economics is looking for answers.
English professor Sharon Raynor’s students sift through acid-free folders looking at letters that soldiers sent home during the Civil War and World War I and II. Pulling out folders. Reading the words. It’s an experience unlike looking at a digitized copy.