As Wake Forest prepares to launch its African American Studies Program this fall, an anonymous donor has made a $1 million gift to support the new academic initiative.
IdeasCityWS will host “Scale,” a Beta Bonfire discussion on scaling a business and the process of helping ideas grow, on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 5 p.m. Registration free.
The pandemic and political polarization have made distinguishing reliable information from misinformation an increasingly difficult challenge. Two Wake Forest University librarians, Rosalind Tedford and Hu Womack, are experts on how mis/disinformation is used and consumed and how it impacts the world.
Twelve years ago, Joe Biden was the first sitting Vice President to give Wake Forest University’s commencement address. Biden spoke to the class of 2009 on May 18 on Hearn Plaza.
Wake Forest students will join Winston-Salem State University and UNC School of the Arts students to participate virtually in this year’s MLK Read-In on Saturday, Jan. 23. WSSU and Wake Forest’s long-time annual partnership featuring a keynote speaker and celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will not be held this year, but will return in 2022. Each institution will recognize faculty, staff and student members through their “Building the Dream” Award in March.
December 21, 2020 | Top Stories
Check out the top Wake Forest news stories for 2020 selected by the University news team. Visit news.wfu.edu for full coverage of the year.
Wake Forest faculty in the Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, and its Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA) are part of an award-winning research team working to provide new technology that could help eliminate the environmental and human costs of illegal gold mining.
As the total number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. exceeds 15 million and cases surge to record levels in places around the world, understanding the pandemic and its ongoing impact remains critically important.
Wake Forest University’s Board of Trustees has approved plans to establish a School of Professional Studies in Charlotte. Pending completion of a full market analysis and business plan, the proposed school will house innovative degree and non-degree programs, including certificates and other credentials, for working professionals. Wake Forest University president Nathan O. Hatch has tapped Charles Iacovou, Dean of the School of Business, to establish the new school, Wake Forest’s first since establishing the School of Divinity, which began offering classes in 1999.
Wake Forest University will hold this year’s Lovefeast ceremony virtually on Dec. 6, beginning with a prelude at 5:45 p.m. with a service to follow.