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Deacs claim ACC title in dramatic fashion

Wake Forest freshman Dennis Uspensky’s victory in a third-set tiebreaker at No. 6 singles lifted the seventh-ranked Demon Deacon men’s tennis team to its first-ever ACC Tournament title.


WFU recognizes ace entrepreneurs

On April 21, the University honored this year’s outstanding entrepreneurs. Ricky Van Veen, who founded during his freshman year at Wake Forest, received the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award. A faculty member and six students were also recognized.

Rudasill wins a Truman Scholarship; Sexton wins a Beinecke Scholarship.

Juniors win Truman, Beinecke Scholarships

WFU juniors have won two of the most prestigious scholarships for graduate study in the country: the Truman Scholarship and the Beinecke Scholarship.


Beyond Bathrooms

“I can assure you that Wake Forest University’s commitment to building an inclusive and equitable community is unwavering.” This affirming statement from Wake Forest’s Chief Diversity Officer Barbee Oakes has provided a supportive refrain for LGBTQ students, faculty, staff and visitors since HB2 became law in March.


Deacs donate D.E.S.K.s

On April 19, hundreds of Wake Forest University students teamed up with students from Old Town Elementary School to decorate 50 desks to be delivered to each student’s home.

Adam Tomasi, left, and Jack Manchester

Wake Forest wins second ACC Debate Championship

Wake Forest debaters bring home ACC Debate Championship for second year.

Media Advisory: WFU students receive Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Fellowships

(Winston-Salem, N.C. – April 18, 2016) – The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting has selected Sarah Fahmy and Amanda Ulrich as Wake Forest’s 2016 Pulitzer Fellows. They are the University’s fifth and sixth fellowship recipients. Fahmy, a rising senior majoring in politics and international affairs with minors in film studies and anthropology, will be traveling to Honolulu, […]

Media Advisory: Wake Forest organizations provide personalized desks for local elementary students

Wake Forest University students will gather on Poteat Field Tuesday, April 12 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. to paint 50 desks for local elementary school children as part of an annual service project called Discovering Education through Student Knowledge (D.E.S.K.).

Wake Forest junior Angela Harper works in the organic electronics lab in Olin Hall.  Harper is working on organic thin film transistors, with the goal of increasing efficiency and lowering the cost of computer technology.

Physics students win prestigious awards

Undergraduate and graduate students working in Oana Jurchescu’s physics research lab earn a Goldwater Scholarship and the Materials Research Society’s Gold award.


WFU alumni fight childhood hunger

Hundreds of Wake Forest alumni across the country will work to address issues of hunger and food insecurity in 30 cities from Boston to Los Angeles on Pro Humanitate Day April 9.