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Beckman Foundation appoints President Wente to Board of Directors

July 9, 2024  |   Top Stories

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has appointed Wake Forest University President Susan R. Wente to its Board of Directors.

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WFU in the news: July 1-7, 2024

July 9, 2024  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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WFU in the news: June 24-30, 2024

July 2, 2024  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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High stakes: WFU expert previews first 2024 presidential debate

June 26, 2024  |   Top Stories

Millions of Americans are expected to watch the first 2024 presidential debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. In this Q&A, Wake Forest University associate teaching professor Nate French, an expert on political communication, explains how this first presidential debate differs from first debates in past elections and why the stakes are so high for both parties.

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WFU in the news: June 10-23, 2024

June 26, 2024  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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Fish, the U.S. Supreme Court and the balance of power in the federal government

June 24, 2024  |   Top Stories

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide a case about commercial fishing and whether the federal government can compel the owners of commercial herring fishing vessels to pay for expert observers on their vessels. The case is about much more than fish.

Forsyth County students thrive in WFU’s Freedom School

June 17, 2024  |   Top Stories

School is out for many students as summer break kicks in full swing, but that doesn’t mean learning will stop for some  Forsyth County students.  Nearly 70 children will embark on a six-week journey of literacy enrichment and college campus immersion at Wake Forest University’s […]

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WFU’s Educating Character Initiative announces 2024 Capacity-Building Grant recipients

June 12, 2024  |   Top Stories

The Educating Character Initiative, a part of the Program for Leadership and Character at WFU, has awarded 41 grants of up to $50,000 to institutions nationwide.

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WFU in the news: June 3-9, 2024

June 10, 2024  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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Shelby Horth awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship

June 6, 2024  |   Scholars, Top Stories

Applied mathematics researcher and private pilot Shelby Horth has earned a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award to study aeronautics.

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