WFU ranks fourth in percentage of students studying abroad

November 18, 2019  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University ranks fourth among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors 2019 report published today by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Wake Forest students volunteer to make Thanksgiving meals during the annual Turkeypalooza festival at Campus Kitchen, on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

Turkeypalooza 2019 to feed about 350

November 15, 2019  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Beginning Nov. 17, Wake Forest volunteers will prepare about 350 traditional Thanksgiving meals in Campus Kitchen and deliver them to food-insecure Winston-Salem residents during Turkeypalooza.

US Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Mark Warner (D-VA) have a panel discussion moderator Kami Chavis in Broyhill Auditorium on Monday, November 11, 2019.

Wake Forest hosts bipartisan conversation featuring Senators Burr and Warner

November 13, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) offered a rare behind-the-scenes look at how the work gets done on Capitol Hill. The two engaged in a conversation at Wake Forest moderated by Kami Chavis, Professor of Law and director of the University’s Criminal Justice Program.

Wake Forest students in the First Year Experience class have a wide ranging discussion of the liberal arts, AP class credit, divisional requirements, and required language classes with professors Nate French and Chris McLaughlin, in Carswell Hall on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

Wake Forest’s Magnolia Scholars program celebrates 10th anniversary

November 8, 2019  |   Admissions, Community, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

On Nov. 8, Magnolia Scholars at Wake Forest University gathered at Tribble Hall to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of a prestigious program that provides scholarships, academic support, study abroad opportunities and counseling for 120 first-generation students.

Undergraduate Research Day

Undergrad Research Day showcases WFU scholars

November 5, 2019  |   Events, Research, Student, Top Stories

More than 130 Wake Forest scholars representing 29 academic disciplines presented their original research and creative works in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library atrium on Nov. 1. Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and family members stopped by to explore the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Day, a hallmark event at Wake Forest.

Burr and Warner

Senators Burr and Warner to share the stage at Wake Forest

November 4, 2019  |   Alumni, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) will have a conversation at Wake Forest University on Monday, Nov. 11, in Farrell Hall’s Broyhill Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Historical marker

Wake Forest to celebrate indigenous people

November 1, 2019  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

Representatives from the North Carolina Tribal Nations will be on hand as Wake Forest University unveils a plaque honoring the land on which the University now resides and the original campus.

WFU supercomputing

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

October 25, 2019  |   Events, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

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

Wake Forest political science professor Peter Siavelis poses in his office in Kirby Hall on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

Expert Available: Protests in Chile

October 25, 2019  |   Faculty, International, Top Stories

Wake Forest Professor of Politics and International Affairs Peter Siavelis is available to comment on the protests in Chile related to inequality, wages, education and healthcare. Much of Chile is under a state of emergency as the country faces the worst unrest yet in since the end of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship.

Journalist and public radio personality Sarah Koenig to visit WFU

October 23, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Sarah Koenig, host and co-creator of the Peabody Award-winning podcast “Serial,” will share insights into audio journalism with WFDD reporter Bethany Chafin on Monday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

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