Wake in the News

Wake in Washington

October 17, 2017   |  News & Record

This fall, the university opened what it’s calling the Wake Washington Center. It’s a 4,300-square foot space at One Dupont Circle. The center is the home of Wake Washington, a new semester-long internship and study-away program for Wake Forest students. The program is geared to students who want experience in D.C. things like politics, policy, nonprofits or museums. …The university also hopes to use its new Wake Washington Center for alumni gatherings and admissions and networking events.

Studying abroad...in D.C.

October 17, 2017   |  Politico

Wake Forest is the latest university setting up shop in Washington, launching a study abroad-like program for undergraduate students to learn to navigate a city that can seem pretty foreign for students in Winston-Salem, N.C., and elsewhere. “Finding that job and understanding how to network and navigate this city is obviously very different than a lot of other cities in the United States,” Jennifer Richwine, the executive director of the “Wake Washington” program, told Morning Education. The university is opening a new facility at One Dupont Circle this week, though students have been studying here since August.

Amid Evangelical decline, growing split between young Christians and church elders

October 17, 2017   |  The Christian Science Monitor

For a variety of reasons, fewer and fewer Americans now have a grasp of the fundamentals of orthodox, biblical teachings. Bill Leonard, professor of Baptist studies at Wake Forest University, weighs in on the shift that has begun to affect the nation’s most vibrant religious groups.

President's lawyers may offer Mueller a meeting with Trump

October 17, 2017   |  Politico

Looking to speed Mueller’s Russia probe and show openness, the president’s legal team might soon volunteer a chance for the special counsel to interview Trump.  Katy Harriger, a Wake Forest University constitutional law professor who has written a book about the role of special prosecutors, said Mueller should interview Trump “only if it is absolutely necessary to the case.”

Media Report for Oct. 7-13, 2017

October 17, 2017   |  WFU News & Communications

The Wake Forest News Media Report for Oct. 7-13, 2017 is now available online.

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