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Trust in leadership: Why it matters

March 29, 2021  |   Events, Faculty, Top Stories

A recent Pew Research study found that just 20% of U.S. adults say they trust the government in Washington to “do the right thing” just about always or most of the time. Health care professionals, lawyers and business leaders also rely on mutual trust with those whom they serve to succeed in their careers.

George Washington University Law School Dean to deliver lecture on racial inequality in American healthcare

March 25, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

Dayna Bowen Matthew will discuss racial health disparities in the U.S. during her lecture titled “Just Medicine” on Sunday, March 28, at 6 p.m.

Isabel Wilkerson, author of “Caste,” to join Face to Face Speaker Forum

March 25, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest’s Face to Face Speaker Forum will host Pulitzer prize-winning writer Isabel Wilkerson, author of “Caste: The Origins of our Discontents,”  on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Blackhawk helicopters to land on Poteat Field, take students to Fort Bragg for training exercise

March 24, 2021  |   Student, Top Stories

On Thursday morning, March 25, ROTC students will take part in a training exercise on the University’s Poteat Field involving two UH60 Blackhawk helicopters.

Wake Forest School of Medicine to be built in midtown Charlotte

March 24, 2021  |   School of Medicine, Top Stories

Charlotte will soon be included on the list of the largest U.S. cities with a four-year medical school. For months, following the announcement that Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health have combined to operate as a single enterprise, the discussion around the Queen City has been where a second campus of Wake Forest School of Medicine will be located in Charlotte.

WFU 2021 Commencement plan updates

March 19, 2021  |   University Announcement

The University is planning to hold all undergraduate 2021 Commencement ceremonies in person on Sunday, May 16. Additional information was shared with the Wake Forest community today.

Wake Forest students dance to raise money for cancer research during the ninth annual Wake n Shake event in Reynolds Gym on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

Wake Forest students to show off dance moves for cancer research

March 18, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

When Wake Forest senior Jack Rolle was 10, doctors discovered a malignant tumor on his pituitary gland. After it was removed, he endured more than a dozen rounds of chemotherapy and missed a year of school.

2021 Commencement plans to include in-person ceremonies

March 16, 2021  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University is planning to hold 2021 Commencement ceremonies in person this May. Public health conditions and guidance are shifting rapidly, and we are refining plans to celebrate our graduates and protect the health of our community.

Art for impact: Students purchase works for WFU to reflect the times

March 12, 2021  |   Arts & Culture, Student, Top Stories

In the pandemic year, the 2021 student art-buying trip doesn’t involve a plane. Instead, it has pivoted into a virtual art buying “experience.”

Energy Explorers Program helps 7th graders become environmentally sound

March 8, 2021  |   Top Stories

For years, Julia McElhinny thought she wanted to be a marine biologist — until she watched the documentary film “An Inconvenient Truth.”

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