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IdeasCityWS to lead discussion on workforce development

November 6, 2020  |   Events, Top Stories

IdeasCityWS will host the second in a series of virtual case studies called Beta Bonfires on Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. The focus will be on workforce development.

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Election 2020: Wake Forest University Experts Available

November 2, 2020  |   Faculty, Top Stories

From North Carolina’s impact on the national election to Latinx voters to the post-election role of social media, Wake Forest faculty experts can comment this week on election-related topics.

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Employment in a pandemic

October 30, 2020  |   Personal and Career Development, Student, Top Stories

Every industry has had to rethink and restructure their businesses due to the pandemic, said Vice President of Innovation and Career Development Andy Chan. While some organizations have successfully pivoted, others are still adapting. The good news is certain industries are growing and hiring.

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Led by Deacs Decide, WFU students to begin marching to the polls today

October 15, 2020  |   Student, Top Stories

With the Presidential Election three weeks away, Deacs Decide fellows hope their hard work over the past month translates into heavy voter turnout.

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“Border-Ball” uses baseball to build connections

October 14, 2020  |   Faculty, Top Stories

A virtual exhibition of artist and professor Joel Tauber’s 40-day pilgrimage along the U.S.-Mexico border will open on Oct. 17 with ArtCenter DTLA in Los Angeles, California, launching the online premiere of the “Border-Ball” documentary.

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Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch intends to step down in June

October 13, 2020  |   Top Stories

After leading Wake Forest University for 15 years, President Nathan O. Hatch announced today he intends to step down at the end of the current academic year.

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Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health combine, create next-generation academic health system

October 9, 2020  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

A new era of health care was ushered in today as Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, officially joined together as a single enterprise, Atrium Health. Both health systems are renowned for their clinical expertise and the school of medicine is nationally recognized for its medical education programs and research. With the strategic combination now complete, the collective vision to transform medical education, expand patient-centered research and innovation, and define the next generation of clinical excellence becomes a reality.

Audio productions launch Wake Forest Theatre’s fall season

October 9, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Wake Forest Theatre’s production of “Into the Woods was canceled this fall, but director Cindy Gendrich kept relationships – a major theme of the play – front and center by offering audio productions that can be enjoyed anywhere there is internet.

WFU awarded $700K+ to advance new model for engineering education

October 8, 2020  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

If crisis is the mother of invention, the need for socially conscious engineers whose work is guided by strong ethical values and practices has never been more evident than in the fight against COVID-19.

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Wake Forest hires new Title IX director

October 2, 2020  |   Staff, Top Stories

Wake Forest University has hired Aishah Casseus as its new Title IX Director, effective Oct. 1. Casseus previously worked at Winston-Salem State University and at Florida State University.

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