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Wake Forest Class of 2019: Be ‘seekers and stewards of the truth’

May 20, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Nearly 2,000 graduates and their friends and family members filled Hearn Plaza on Monday, May 20, for Wake Forest’s 2019 Commencement ceremony. Cloud cover and a light breeze in the early morning gave way to warm temperatures and bright sun for the nearly 11,000 attending the celebration.

Commencement traffic on the Reynolda Campus

Traffic detours for May 20 Wake Forest commencement

May 16, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 20, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon. Frederick J. Ryan Jr., publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post, will deliver the commencement address to nearly 1,900 graduates.

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A Pint of Science: Sharing community conversations about science

May 15, 2019  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

From tattoos to fossils to weather forecasting, Wake Forest University and Wake Downtown are partnering with community organizations and businesses to demystify science with talks at Winston-Salem breweries by local researchers. The talks are part of the international Pint of Science festival.

Ken Berenhaut

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

May 10, 2019  |   Faculty, Recognition, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

Wait Chapel

Seven WFU Fulbright Scholars named

May 10, 2019  |   Alumni, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

Six members of Wake Forest University’s Class of 2019 and one member of the Class of 2018 have been awarded grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2019-20 academic year.

Dan Johnson

Biology professor presents innovative tool for teaching STEM writing

May 10, 2019  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Dan Johnson, a biology professor at Wake Forest University, will unveil his automated tool for improving undergraduate science writing May 13-20 during the National Science Foundation’s 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase.

Media members at commencement

Media arrangements: WFU commencement

May 10, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Frederick J. Ryan Jr., publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 20. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza.

Rafael Lima

WFU sophomore receives Pulitzer Center fellowship

May 8, 2019  |   Recognition, Student, Top Stories

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has awarded a fellowship to Wake Forest University Rafael Lima, a sophomore majoring in communications and minoring in journalism and political science.

Recipients of this year's Distinguished Alumni Awards

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

May 3, 2019  |   Alumni, Faculty, Recognition, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

Students toss their caps in the air at commencement

Commencement story ideas from Wake Forest

May 2, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Frederick J. Ryan Jr., publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 20. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza.

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