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Wake Forest hosts Freedom School

June 24, 2019  |   Alumni, Community, Student, Top Stories

This summer, Wake Forest University’s education department will host Freedom School, a program for elementary school students aimed at strengthening children’s reading skills and closing achievement gaps.

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Students named to WFU’s spring 2019 Dean’s List

June 21, 2019  |   Recognition, Student, Top Stories

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the University’s Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 grade average and no grade below a C were named to the list.

Wake Forest engineering students measure water pressure inside a pipe in a hydrodynamics lab at Wake Downtown on Friday, April 5, 2019.

Wake Forest’s engineering program builds upon a culture of inclusivity

June 18, 2019  |   Faculty, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

As its first group of engineering students declared their major this year, Wake Forest University achieved something that few, if any, programs have anywhere – a student body that more accurately represents the U.S. population.

CASE award winners during a reception to celebrate at Wake Forest

WFU Awards and Recognitions Briefs

June 14, 2019  |   Personal and Career Development, Recognition, Top Stories, University Announcement

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

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WFU anthropologist featured in new PBS/Smithsonian Channel film

June 13, 2019  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

In the new film “When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time,” Wake Forest University anthropology professor Ellen Miller stands on a rocky hillside in northern Kenya carefully uncovering 16 million-year-old fossil elephant teeth.

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WFU digital health researcher named Wells Fargo Faculty Scholar

June 11, 2019  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has announced that digital health researcher Jason Fanning is its newest Wells Fargo Faculty Scholar, an honor that includes $120,000 in funding annually for three years.

WFU group in NYC with PRSA Silver Anvil award

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

June 7, 2019  |   Faculty, Recognition, Staff, Top Stories

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

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Wake Downtown grant will take STEM lessons into K-12 classrooms

June 7, 2019  |   Community, Faculty, Top Stories

With a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Wake Forest University will start a program this fall to provide free STEM educational activities to K-12 students in local Title 1 schools.

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

May 24, 2019  |   Events, Faculty, Recognition, Top Stories

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

C. William Walldorf Jr.

WFU Expert: Avoiding another Iraq in Iran

May 24, 2019  |   Faculty, Top Stories

How do we prevent Iran from becoming another Iraq? Engage in a robust national conversation about past mistakes, said C. William Walldorf Jr., associate professor of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest University and a U.S. foreign policy expert.

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