Wake in the News

The top 10 colleges and universities in North Carolina

March 20, 2017   |  USA Today College

Wake Forest is ranked second among North Carolina colleges and universities by College Factual.  The description says: “Wake Forest University is a research university that is dedicated to offering students the personal attention of a small liberal arts school. The university offers small class sizes and has a low student to faculty ratio, which means students have the opportunity to work closely and collaboratively with professors, especially on research projects. Wake Forest also has an excellent freshman retention rate.”

Greenest law schools

March 20, 2017   |  National Jurist


National Jurist ranked Wake Forest Law the ninth greenest law school in the country. The magazine identifies the leaders in sustainable practices and environmental curricula — those that are “walking the walk, not just talking the talk.”

U.N. expert: Biodiversity is essential to human rights

March 20, 2017   |  The Huffington Post

For the first time, a United Nations report has recognized biodiversity and healthy ecosystems as essential to human rights. The report, authored by U.N. Special Rapporteur John Knox, a human rights expert and professor of international law at Wake Forest University, comes amid a biodiversity crisis that many scientists have pegged as the beginning of Earth’s sixth mass extinction event.

Three researchers are studying how videos of police violence impact black millennials

March 20, 2017   |  Colorlines Magazine

Social media images and videos depicting police killings of Black people can both compel accountability and traumatize those who see them. A group of researchers from Wake Forest  studying how these videos impact Black millennials presented their research during a panel at South by Southwest, an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas.

Media Report for March 10-17, 2017

March 20, 2017   |  WFU News & Communications

The Wake Forest News Media Report for March 10-17, 2017 is now available online.

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