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‘This is perfect’: WFU launches engineering program enriched by liberal arts

August 18, 2017  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

Like any aspiring engineer, first-year student Meredith Vaughn gets excited about building something from the ground up, so Wake Forest University’s new undergraduate engineering program immediately appealed to her.

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WFU welcomes the Class of 2021

August 9, 2017  |   Admissions, Events, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

More than 1,350 first-year students will move into Wake Forest residence halls on Wednesday, Aug. 23. This class was admitted from an applicant pool of more than 13,000. Seventy-seven percent of the class of 2021 were in the top 10 percent of their high school classes.

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Schooling Google? WFU among universities creating a culture to support women, minorities in STEM

August 8, 2017  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Gender, racial, socioeconomic and other equity gaps in STEM-related careers are more than a “pipeline problem.” That being said, what are colleges and universities like Wake Forest doing to help close these gaps?

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Wake Forest student gains hands-on research experience at NIH

August 2, 2017  |   Research, Student, Top Stories

Emma Butturini, a junior biology major at Wake Forest University has been working at the National Institute of Health this summer as an Amgen Scholar, conducting research under world-renowned faculty mentors.

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Anna Julia Cooper Center launches Freedom School for local children

June 22, 2017  |   Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Students can lose two months of reading skills in the summer and spend up to six weeks in the fall relearning what they lost. The new Freedom School program at Wake Forest University aims to keep children’s reading skills sharp all summer.

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