Edgar D. Christman, who served as Wake Forest’s Chaplain for more than 30 years before retiring in 2003, died on Dec. 24, 2014. He was a friend and counselor to generations of students. Read more about his life and the impact he had on the Wake Forest community.
The School of Medicine has announced plans for a new medical education building in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Construction will begin immediately with plans to welcome students in July 2016, coinciding with the introduction of one of the most advanced medical school curriculums in the country.
Wake Forest University School of Business is refocusing how its MBA program is delivered based on the changing needs of the market. School leaders decided that the best value for Wake Forest’s employer partners and students are programs that focus on professional development without interrupting careers.
Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research.
A Wake Forest tradition, Hit the Bricks is an eight-hour relay race along the brick pathways of Hearn Plaza in honor of Brian Piccolo, a Wake Forest alumnus and Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer at age 26.
Today’s campus-wide introduction of “Thrive,” the University’s comprehensive approach to wellbeing, features fun activities to get people thinking and talking about serious topics such as financial planning, work satisfaction, intellectual engagement, emotional health and spirituality.
The new Pro Humanitate Institute will energize and expand on a host of relevant activities already underway, while inspiring new ideas for connecting a Wake Forest education with a deep and abiding commitment to improving lives.
A private memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou will be livestreamed from Wait Chapel on June 7. Five of her former students reflect on their time together in the classroom and share the transformative lessons they learned.
Today members of the Wake Forest University community mourn the loss of beloved poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and professor Dr. Maya Angelou.
Jill Abramson, former executive editor of The New York Times, will deliver the Commencement address on Monday, May 19. Melissa Rogers, special assistant to the President and executive director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, is the Baccalaureate speaker.