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WFU athletes win big with new sports facilities

September 13, 2019  |   Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories, Wake Will

Walk into the new Sutton Sports Performance Center and Shah Basketball Complex and you can sense the camaraderie, excitement and anticipation that comes when student-athletes have a new state-of the art facility supporting their competitiveness as athletes and their success as students.

Mitch Landrieu

Former Louisiana Lt. Gov. and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to speak at Wake Forest

September 10, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Former Louisiana Lt. Gov. and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will speak at Wake Forest as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time series.

The WF ironwork on Reynolda Hall frames Wait Chapel in the early morning light, on the campus of Wake Forest University on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

Wake Forest ranked 27th among national universities by U.S. News

September 9, 2019  |   Recognition, Top Stories

U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 27th overall among 399 national universities.

Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State ROTC cadets, city firefighters, police cadets, and members of the campus community climb 2997 stairs at BB&T field to commemorate those killed in the 9/11 attacks, on the 17th anniversary on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

Wake Forest to hold 9/11 remembrance events

September 5, 2019  |   Events, Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories

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

WFU connects diverse students with the employers who need them

September 5, 2019  |   Events, Personal and Career Development, Staff, Student, Top Stories

Employers and colleges have parallel challenges. Employers want to bring diverse candidates into their organizations. Colleges want to help these students get there. But, of the nearly 17 million undergraduate college students nationwide, 80% bypass their school’s career centers for advice on networking and finding jobs.

Hidden waterways inspire Sept. 5 community science event

September 4, 2019  |   Events, Top Stories

Wake Downtown offers more than office, classroom and lab space for engineering professor Lauren Lowman – its location inspired her to develop a unique science-in-the-community event called “Lost Waterways of Winston-Salem,” which debuts Thursday, Sept. 5.

An exterior view of the new Sutton Sports Performance Center and Shah Basketball Complex, on the campus of Wake Forest University, Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Media tours for WFU’s new sports center and basketball complex

September 3, 2019  |   Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories

Wake Forest invites media to tour the University’s new Sutton Sports Performance Center and Shah Basketball Complex on Tuesday, Sept. 10, following Coach Dave Clawson’s regular weekly press conference in the Rovere Room in the Miller Center.

Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff attend the Arrive to Thrive event on Manchester Plaza on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. The event highlights different ways of maintaining an healthy lifestyle on campus.

WFU celebrates 5-year anniversary of THRIVE initiative on Sept. 4

August 30, 2019  |   Faculty, Staff, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

Wake Forest students, faculty and staff will come together Sept. 4 on Manchester Plaza to celebrate the 5-year anniversary of Thrive, a comprehensive wellbeing initiative that covers everything from financial to physical to emotional health and has become a model for other college campuses.

Corey Walker

Corey Walker to deliver inaugural Slavery, Race and Memory Project lecture on Sept. 4

August 30, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Corey D. B. Walker, a visiting professor of leadership studies and the humanities at the University of Richmond and a former dean at Winston-Salem State University, will deliver the inaugural address for Wake Forest University’s Slavery, Race and Memory Project Lecture Series.

Jennifer Finkel

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

August 30, 2019  |   Athletics, Recognition, Research, Top Stories

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

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