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Brexit, political rancor may cause long-term damage to British economy

January 16, 2019  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Sandeep Mazumder, associate professor of economics and UK native, is available to comment by phone or email on the ongoing power struggle over control of Britain’s planned exit from the European Union.

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Wake Will Lead campaign surpasses $900 million milestone

January 14, 2019  |   Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Wake Forest University has raised more than $900 million in gifts and commitments to invest in students, faculty and facilities as part of the Wake Will Lead campaign.

Renée Elise Goldsberry

‘Hamilton’ star Renée Elise Goldsberry to visit Wake Forest

January 11, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Renée Elise Goldsberry, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning star of the Broadway musical “Hamilton,” will speak and perform at Wake Forest University on Friday, Feb. 1, at 6 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

Angela Rye

WFU, Winston-Salem State celebrate legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 10, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) are partnering again this year to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events during the holiday weekend. The celebration marks the longest running partnership between Wake Forest and WSSU.

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Five golden rings … and an environmental dilemma

December 18, 2018  |   Faculty, Research, Sustainability, Top Stories

Gold jewelry on your holiday shopping list? Before you buy that special someone a statement piece this season, scientists studying climate change and the fate of the world’s vital rainforests ask you to consider some hidden consequences.

Christina Dalton

Health economics expert: ACA ruling brings uncertainty to healthcare

December 15, 2018  |   Faculty, Top Stories

As Americans hurry to meet today’s deadline to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, a ruling by a federal judge in Texas yesterday held the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional.

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Climate change: Wake Forest University experts

December 12, 2018  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

As diplomats from nearly 200 countries convene in Katowice, Poland, to negotiate plans for curbing global climate change, these scientists and policy experts can provide insight on the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference, the effects of global warming and the risks to the U.S. outlined in the recent Fourth National Climate Assessment, and proposed changes to the Clean Water Act.

Wake Forest music professor and composer Dan Locklair poses in his studio at his home in Winston-Salem on Monday, July 2, 2018.

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

December 6, 2018  |   Faculty, Recognition, Top Stories

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

Deacon Place

Wake Forest University purchases Deacon Place

December 1, 2018  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories, University Announcement

Reflecting its commitment to the residential student experience, Wake Forest University has purchased Deacon Place, a housing complex adjacent to the northeast edge of campus.

WFU remembers President George H.W. Bush

December 1, 2018  |   Alumni, Top Stories

The first of Bush’s two appearances at Wake Forest came in 1984 during a Presidential campaign visit for Ronald Reagan. Four years later, Bush returned to campus for the first 1988 Presidential Debate with then-Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis – an event that symbolically marked the completion of Wake Forest’s evolution from a regional to a national university.

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