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Strong global ties affirm community

A recent report ranks Wake Forest highly according to its percentage of students studying abroad, affirming the importance of a close-knit campus community at home and abroad in light of recent terror attacks in Paris.


Wake Forest home to new Indonesian gamelan

Thanks to music professor and expert gamelan player Elizabeth Clendinning, Wake Forest is the owner of a rare, custom designed, hand-carved, hand-painted gamelan commissioned by the University and made in Bali.


‘Hit the Bricks’ marks 35th year of student-funded cancer research

“Hit the Bricks” marks the start of events supporting the 35th anniversary of the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund, the student-launched charity has raised more than $2 million since 1980 to support cancer research.


Brad Paisley rocks WFU!

Country music superstar Brad Paisley will perform a free concert on Manchester Plaza for the Wake Forest University community on Saturday, Oct. 10.

A "wordle" was created from all the "I am most anxious about...." papers that students tossed into the Beaker-O-Fear of fear.

Tamping down test anxiety

Science faculty and the Learning Assistance Center have teamed up to help first-year students deal with anxiety over their first college science exams with a three-part workshop.


Arrive and Thrive

On the first day of classes, “Arrive and Thrive” featured dozens of fun and thought-provoking activities designed to inform and inspire the campus community about how to lead healthier, more balanced lives.

Graduate student Morgan Burnette studies how archerfish spit water at food targets.

Aquatic hunger games

Wake Forest researchers study how archerfish, known as nature’s sharpshooters, spit water from their mouths to dislodge insects in the mangroves.

Media Advisory: Aquatic hunger games: Archerfish spit the distance for food

Move over, Katniss Everdeen. For archerfish, the odds are ever in their favor, according to new research from Wake Forest University. The sharp-shooting fishes’ ability to spit water to hit food targets have been well documented, but a new study published online in the journal Zoology showed for the first time that there is little […]


Pro Humanitate in action

Master of Arts in Management students at the School of Business are putting Pro Humanitate in action. Learn how they worked together to pack more than 3,000 meals for hundreds of local schoolchildren without consistent access to food at home.

Students explore avenues of learning outside of the classroom.

Getting a jump start on college

LENS@Wake Forest offers interactive classroom learning, hands-on work with community and campus partners, and more for high school students.