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Conference to look at character through a professional lens

March 1, 2021  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Leading scholars will join physicians, attorneys, religious leaders, government leaders, engineers, educators, business executives and other professionals to explore the role of character in the professions at a three-day virtual conference.


Founders’ Day Convocation focuses on inclusion

February 26, 2021  |   Alumni, Events, Top Stories

Donna A. Boswell, Wake Forest University’s former and first female chair of the Board of Trustees, received the Medallion of Merit during the annual Founders’ Day Convocation.

Face to Face with Former Secretaries of State Albright and Powell rescheduled for Nov. 9

February 26, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest’s Face to Face Speaker Forum will host Former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright (1997-2001) and General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) (2001-2005) for a virtual conversation on Thursday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. moderated by Wake Forest University President Nathan Hatch. This event is a free opportunity for Face to Face Speaker Forum […]

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Wake Forest creates new center to study the African American experience, engage the community

February 19, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has established a new center to give critical, intellectual voice to the experience of African Americans through research-driven initiatives, programming and community facing work.

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WFU Hackathon to explore blockchain’s potential in tracking art objects

February 17, 2021  |   Arts & Culture, Student, Top Stories

In 2005, hundreds of earthenware pots and other pre-Columbian artifacts from ancient West Mexico became part of the collections of Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology. The pieces included 162 complete ceramic vessels, ceramic figurines, greenstone beads and necklaces, an obsidian spear and arrow points, knives and grinding stones.

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University sings praises for Dr. Maya Angelou, her iconic autobiography

February 12, 2021  |   Events, Faculty, Top Stories

While celebrating her life and iconic autobiography “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings,” Wake Forest University officials, famous African Americans and her son paid tribute to renowned author and longtime University professor Maya Angelou.

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Susan R. Wente selected as 14th President of Wake Forest University

January 29, 2021  |   President, Top Stories

After an international search for the 14th president of Wake Forest University, the Board of Trustees, upon the unanimous recommendation of the appointed search committee, has named Susan R. Wente as the next leader of Wake Forest.

Welcome back Deacs: WFU students return for spring semester

January 27, 2021  |   Campus Life, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

With colder weather ahead, Wake Forest has created a new space called “Fireside on Manchester.” The Plaza is now home to temporary ‘outdoor living rooms’ with fire pits and safely-distanced Adirondack chairs.

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New African American Studies Program supported by $1M gift

January 26, 2021  |   Faculty, Philanthropy, Top Stories

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 to lead discussion on ‘Scale’ and helping ideas grow

January 21, 2021  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

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.

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