To help bridge the academic and cultural differences between educational experiences in their home country and those in the U.S., Wake Forest is introducing the Wake Forest Advantage program. The initiative is designed to help international students prepare for higher education in the U.S. before they arrive on campus.
A senator, a humanitarian and a banker received the University’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of their extraordinary service to Wake Forest, their field, humanity or society. Richard Burr (’78), Jane Cage (’78) and Graham Denton Jr. (’67) were honored. Read their individual stories and watch tribute videos.
Wake Forest graduate Wade Murphy (’00) is donating $1 million to support the Humanities Institute, extending the reach and impact of humanities and the liberal arts. Murphy is the youngest person in the University’s history to make such a large gift.
The University enhances its efforts toward creating a diverse, inclusive, and inquisitive community this month with the opening of its new Women’s Center, which will be directed by Paige Meltzer.
During the past year, Wake Forest welcomed a new provost, launched a new home for its business school in Charlotte and began construction on two new residence halls. Find out what other milestones marked this year at the University.
With great sadness and appreciation, Wake Forest acknowledges the passing of two giants in the University’s history: Weston Hatfield (’41) and Michael Farrell (P ’10). While these extraordinary leaders from different backgrounds and different eras may not have met, they shared a love for Wake Forest. Through their gifts and talents, each leaves an important and long-lasting legacy.
September 22nd, 2012 | University Announcement
The newly renamed Alumni Hall was dedicated Thursday with a hope that it will become as hallowed as its namesake on the Old Campus. “Rather than put a single person’s name on the building, we are naming it for all alumni who love and support this University,” President Nathan O. Hatch said at the dedication.
Ben Sutton Jr. has given Wake Forest a leadership gift that will renovate and expand Reynolds Gym, creating a facility with more than 250,000 square feet of space dedicated to fitness and well-being. The facility will bring the elements of campus life, student health, academics, student recreation and NCAA Division I athletics under one roof.
The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2012 spring semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xls) Press Contacts: Eaton, Brett Executive Director, News and Communications firstname.lastname@example.org 336.758.5237
April 18th, 2012 | University Announcement
Wake Forest’s emergency website, Wake Alert, has a new look as the University takes steps intended to bolster the site’s ability to withstand heavy traffic in the event of an emergency. Emergency preparedness information is now available on a new site, Wake Ready.