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President Susan R. Wente joins 60 college presidents to advance civic preparedness

April 18, 2024  |   Top Stories

President Susan R. Wente is joining 60 other college presidents of diverse institutions from across the country to advance higher education’s pivotal role in preparing students to be engaged citizens and to uphold free expression on campus.

WFU Environmental Justice Summit brings key issues to forefront

April 17, 2024  |   Top Stories

Wake Forest University is preparing to welcome several national, state and local experts to campus for the 2024 Mellon Environmental and Epistemic Justice Summit. The full-day program will take place on April 24 from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. at the Broyhill Auditorium in Farrell Hall. The free event is open to the public. The goal of the program is to bring various perspectives together for a deeper understanding of environmental issues facing underrepresented communities, share ideas, help find solutions and inspire grassroots efforts.

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‘RiverRun’ offers opportunities for WFU film students to shine

April 17, 2024  |   Top Stories

The University is well-represented at this year’s RiverRun International Film Festival. Films with Wake Forest ties include a narrative feature, a feature-length documentary, and eight narrative and documentary shorts.

Psychology professor Anthony Sali

The ‘switch cost’ of multitasking

April 16, 2024  |   Top Stories

Multitasking is the act of performing multiple tasks or activities simultaneously or near-simultaneously. However, studies in cognitive psychology suggest that true simultaneous multitasking is unlikely. Instead, our brains are switching between tasks. And it has a cost.

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WFU in the news: April 8-14, 2024

April 15, 2024  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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WFU in the news: April 1-7, 2024

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

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Wake Forest Students Decorate Desks for Children

April 4, 2024  |   Top Stories

A Wake Forest University practice field will soon be transformed into an outdoor art studio to create personalized study spaces for kids. It’s part of an education initiative called Developing Education through Student Knowledge or DESK. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, April 11 from 3-6 p.m. on Davis Field.

N.C. universities partner on CROPS Project with $1M funding from the NSF

April 2, 2024  |   Top Stories

As North Carolina’s top economic driver, agriculture is practiced in every corner of the state.  But, most of the research and technological innovations that could benefit and grow the $103 billion industry are housed within companies and universities in more urban areas of the state.  

To address this gap in access, researchers at Wake Forest, along with nine other university, business, state agency, and research partners, have received a $1 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Regional Innovation Engines grant to develop a 42-county Agricultural Tech Innovation Corridor. 


WFU in the news: March 25-31, 2024

April 1, 2024  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

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Army helicopters to land on Poteat Field as part of ROTC training exercise

March 28, 2024  |   Top Stories

On Thursday, April 4, UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters will land on Wake Forest University’s Poteat Field as part of an ROTC training exercise.

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