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Gail O'Day

WFU remembers School of Divinity Dean Gail R. O’Day

September 22, 2018  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Gail R. O’Day, former Dean and Professor of New Testament and Preaching at Wake Forest University School of Divinity, died today, September 22, 2018. She was 63.

Wake Forest students work on a lab procedure in the general chemistry lab in the newly renovated Salem Hall on Monday, September 10, 2018. First year Zohaib Khawaja ('22) works on his experiment.

Salem Hall renovation synergizes research and collaboration

September 19, 2018  |   Admissions, Philanthropy, Research, Top Stories, Wake Will

Chemists study the ways in which substances interact, combine and change. Wake Forest’s newly renovated Salem Hall is the perfect place for those activities to happen both in the lab and among faculty and students.

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Floodwaters and Florence: What’s in the water?

September 17, 2018  |   Faculty, Sustainability, Top Stories

Stan Meiburg, former acting deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and now director of graduate programs in sustainability at Wake Forest, can discuss environmental hazards in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

Dava Newman

Dava Newman, former NASA deputy administrator, to visit WFU

September 17, 2018  |   Events, Speakers, Student, Top Stories

Dava Newman, Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the first female engineer to serve as NASA Deputy Administrator, will visit Wake Forest University Sept. 24 and 25.

Hurricane Florence

Wake Forest hurricane experts available

September 13, 2018  |   Faculty, Top Stories

As Hurricane Florence makes landfall on the southeastern coastline, Wake Forest University offers experts who can discuss flood forecasting, environmental hazards in the aftermath of flooding and the economics of evacuations.

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Deacs Decide: WFU to launch political engagement project

September 11, 2018  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will host a campus-wide political engagement project, Deacs Decide: Election 2018, beginning Sept. 12. Deacs Decide is a bipartisan, collaborative effort to engage the entire campus in the midterm election.

Wait Chapel, on the campus of Wake Forest University, Friday, August 31, 2018.

Wake Forest ranked among top national universities by U.S. News

September 10, 2018  |   Admissions, Recognition, Top Stories

U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 27th overall among 312 national universities and 13th for its commitment to undergraduate teaching.

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WFU to hold 9/11 remembrance events

September 7, 2018  |   Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will hold two events on Tuesday, Sept. 11 to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke, ‘me too.’ Movement founder, to speak at WFU Sept. 25

September 6, 2018  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Tarana Burke, founder of the ‘me too.’ Movement and social justice activist, will speak at Wake Forest University on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

John Dinan

Expert: State constitutional amendments on the 2018 ballot in 29 states

September 5, 2018  |   Faculty, Top Stories

John Dinan, a Wake Forest University politics professor and author of the book State Constitutional Politics: Governing by Amendment in the American States is available to comment on amendments appearing on the 2018 ballot in North Carolina and in 28 other states.

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