Wake Forest President announces major elements of plan to reopen for Fall 2020

June 30, 2020  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

In a message sent to the Wake Forest campus community today, President Nathan Hatch announced the major elements of the University’s plans to reopen for Fall 2020.

Rebecca Gill

Do virtual meetings level the playing field for diverse voices?

June 24, 2020  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Do virtual meetings level the playing field? Not usually. Communications professor Rebecca Gill says moving online does not solve the problems of bias and discrimination that are often part of the in-person working world.

WFU students nationwide placed in virtual local internships for summer

June 22, 2020  |   Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest undergrads nationwide are getting remote professional experience this summer working with Winston-Salem organizations in need of help fulfilling their missions.

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Slavery, Race and Memory Project’s essay collection examines slavery and WFU’s ties to it

June 19, 2020  |   Pro Humanitate, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Wake Forest University’s Slavery, Race and Memory Project has published a collection of essays that examine the institution of slavery and its ties to the University.

For Father’s Day: Improving father-daughter relationships

June 18, 2020  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

“A father prepares his daughter for the road, rather than preparing the road for his daughter,” says Linda Nielsen, a nationally recognized expert on father-daughter relationships.

Job change in the midst of a pandemic

June 17, 2020  |   Personal and Career Development, Staff, Top Stories

The short- and long-term economic repercussions of this global pandemic will be far-reaching and are as yet unknown. But, for experienced professionals who have been considering a job change, or who are worried about what that future might hold, there are ways to prepare.

field hopsital staff

WFU student temporarily relocated to NYC to assist COVID-19 patients

June 15, 2020  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

While most Wake Forest students went home after learning that classes would be taught remotely for the remainder of the semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Davis Feldman headed to New York to work in a hospital built for coronavirus patients.

Update from Wake Forest President on plans for fall 2020

June 12, 2020  |   For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

Significant planning and preparation remains before details are finalized, but Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch announced today to the Wake Forest community plans for on-campus undergraduate courses to begin on August 26 and run through Nov. 24.

John Dinan

State governments: Power during the pandemic

May 28, 2020  |   Faculty, Top Stories

The coronavirus pandemic has brought into focus the importance of state governments and the wide-ranging authority of state officials, especially governors, in responding to emergencies. John Dinan, a Wake Forest University professor of politics and a leading national expert on federalism, state constitutions and state legislatures, can discuss the emergency power of state governments and governors.

Entrepreneur Sam Chason earns spot in Winston Starts

May 27, 2020  |   Student, Top Stories

Business and enterprise management major and 2020 grad Sam Chason has been awarded a Deac Fast Pass to Winston Starts, a startup incubator dedicated to nurturing entrepreneurs and helping them develop and scale their business ideas.

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