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

September 14, 2020  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 28th overall among 389 national universities. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 25 consecutive years.

Face to Face Speaker Forum to host virtual conversation

September 10, 2020  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

The Face to Face Speaker Forum will host Peggy Noonan and Eugene Robinson for a virtual conversation on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The event is free for Face to Face Speaker Forum season subscribers and students, faculty and staff at Wake Forest, as well as students and faculty in the Winston-Salem area.

Wake Forest University contributes to national study on housing loss

September 9, 2020  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, School of Law, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

The Future of Property Rights Program at New America, in partnership with Wake Forest University, Wake Forest University School of Law, and Winston-Salem State University has been conducting research to understand where housing loss is most acute across the nation, with a spotlight on Forsyth County to determine who is most impacted and why.

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WFU shows commitment to diversity and inclusion with new initiatives

September 4, 2020  |   Top Stories

Establishing Wake Forest University as a more diverse and inclusive campus that builds bridges in the Winston-Salem community and maintains that commitment is a priority across the University. In 2019, President Nathan O. Hatch created the President’s Commission on Race, Equity and Community to lead this essential work.

“Explorations of Self: Black Portraiture” to open in Hanes Gallery

September 2, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

“Explorations of Self: Black Portraiture from the Cochran Collection” will open at Wake Forest University’s Hanes Gallery on Sept. 21 and run through March 28. Planned programming will include artist talks, group discussions and community outreach. Details will be announced as they are finalized. Although a year in the making, “this exhibition arrives at an […]


WFU professors study whether pro athletes political statements and race are influencers

August 31, 2020  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

As civil unrest continues across the country and with fall sports in jeopardy because of the COVID-19 pandemic, two Wake Forest professors are examining how professional athletes’ political statements have the ability to impact people’s racial attitudes.

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WFU launches color-coded system for operations, COVID-19 dashboard

August 25, 2020  |   Top Stories

As Wake Forest prepares to start undergraduate classes on Wednesday, Aug. 26, the University has implemented a color-coded system to designate the status of university operations on the Reynolda Campus to keep the community informed about the prevalence of the COVID-19 virus and changes to campus operations resulting from any spread of the virus.

First year Wake Forest students move into the residence halls on South campus on Monday, August 17, 2020.

WFU students return as University opens with numerous precautions

August 21, 2020  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

First-year Wake Forest University students Abbi Fister and Shon Howard come from different parts of the country with different backgrounds, but agree they’re excited to be on campus. They also plan to adhere to the University’s social distancing guidelines to do their part to help keep the campus safe.

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$4 million grant funds project seeking truth about honesty

August 19, 2020  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

To search for the truth about honesty, Wake Forest University philosophy professor Christian B. Miller and a team of researchers have been awarded a $4.4 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

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Wake Forest has updated its Title IX policies

August 18, 2020  |   Top Stories

After more than two months of combing through 2,000 pages of new regulations to ensure they’re compliant with the U.S. Department of Education while maintaining the safety and wellbeing of the campus as their highest priority, Wake Forest University’s Title IX 2020 Implementation Task Force has announced new policy changes.

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