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Wake Forest to hold virtual Wake ‘N Shake dance-a-thon Saturday

April 3, 2020  |   Faculty, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Staff, Student, Top Stories

For this year’s Wake ‘N Shake, a 12-hour dance marathon organized by Wake Forest students, participants will join in from places across the country instead of gathering on campus.

Mentoring: Keeping connected at a distance

April 2, 2020  |   Staff, Top Stories

Mentoring is all about relationships, and millions of college students are now working remotely from their professors. During this time of social distancing and “stay at home” directives, is there a way to keep connected? Yes.

WFU to Continue Remote Learning through Spring Semester

March 30, 2020  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

In a message sent to the Wake Forest University community today, President Nathan O. Hatch shared that the University will not resume in-person classes this spring. The University’s traditional Commencement ceremony this May has been postponed.

WFU students lend a virtual hand to help local school children

March 27, 2020  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest students will lend a virtual hand to K-12 students who unexpectedly find themselves at home during the COVID-19 pandemic trying to learn subjects that may be giving them trouble. Any parent of a child in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools who wants a tutor can request one. 

With social distancing, four weeks is better than one month

March 23, 2020  |   Faculty, Top Stories

When it comes to social distancing, using the word “weeks” rather than “months” is more likely to lead to compliance. Wake Forest Professor of Communication Ananda Mitra, an expert in new media technologies and social media trends, says this is true even if the length of time is the same.

Coronavirus

COVID-19 Update: Changes to class schedule, suspending in-person classes

March 11, 2020  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University will suspend in-person classes – including cancelling classes from March 16 through March 22 – and move to remote delivery of course instruction.

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

March 6, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Staff, Student, Top Stories

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

WFU to launch Face to Face Speaker Forum

March 3, 2020  |   Speakers, Top Stories, University Announcement

This fall, Wake Forest University will launch a signature speaker series called the Face to Face Speaker Forum. This community-facing series will bring world-renowned, influential voices to Winston-Salem to discuss topics in a variety of areas including politics, arts and culture, business and social justice.

John Petrocelli

WFU Expert: How to root out election B.S.

March 2, 2020  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

When a candidate for political office starts throwing out numbers, Psychology Professor John Petrocelli’s B.S. meter begins buzzing. He finds that candidates use big numbers to bolster their platform, but a little digging shows the numbers don’t necessarily support the claims. And that’s classic election B.S., he says.

WFU announces financial services and fintech hub in Charlotte with Kaplan partnership

February 28, 2020  |   Admissions, Student

Wake Forest University announced today it will open a new professional hub for Financial Services and Fintech in uptown Charlotte. The new course offerings are designed specifically for working professionals.

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