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Media members at commencement

Media arrangements: WFU commencement

May 10, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Frederick J. Ryan Jr., publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 20. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza.

Rafael Lima

WFU sophomore receives Pulitzer Center fellowship

May 8, 2019  |   Recognition, Student, Top Stories

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has awarded a fellowship to Wake Forest University Rafael Lima, a sophomore majoring in communications and minoring in journalism and political science.

Recipients of this year's Distinguished Alumni Awards

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

May 3, 2019  |   Alumni, Faculty, Recognition, Top Stories

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

Students toss their caps in the air at commencement

Commencement story ideas from Wake Forest

May 2, 2019  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Frederick J. Ryan Jr., publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 20. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Hearn Plaza.

Wake Forest biology professor Regina Cordy poses in Winston Hall on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Seeking better detection for chronic malaria

May 2, 2019  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

In people with chronic malaria, certain metabolic systems in the blood change to support a long-term host-parasite relationship, a finding that is key to eventually developing better detection, treatment and eradication of the disease, according to research published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight.

Jonathan Walton

Jonathan L. Walton named Dean of WFU School of Divinity

April 28, 2019  |   Faculty, School of Divinity, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University has appointed Jonathan L. Walton as Dean of the School of Divinity. Walton is currently at Harvard, where he serves as the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the University’s Memorial Church. He is also Professor of Religion and Society at the Harvard Divinity School.

Jane Aiken

Jane Aiken named Dean of WFU School of Law

April 24, 2019  |   Faculty, School of Law, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University has chosen Jane Aiken to become the next Dean of the School of Law. Aiken comes to Wake Forest from Georgetown Law, where she has been a professor and administrator since 2007 and currently serves as the Blume Professor of Law.

Christina Soriano

WFU’s Christina Soriano named Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow

April 23, 2019  |   Faculty, Recognition, Top Stories

Wake Forest Associate Provost for the Arts Christina Soriano has been named a 2019-2020 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow. Soriano is one of eight change-makers from across the nation who will begin a year-long fellowship at the Kennedy Center Arts Summit on Monday, April 29.

USAID awards an additional $2.14 million to WFU rainforest research center

April 23, 2019  |   Faculty, Media Advisory, Recognition, Research, Staff, Sustainability, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA) has received $2.14 million in additional funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), supporting the expansion of the research center’s study of mercury pollution and reforestation in the Peruvian Amazon.

Bettina Love to speak on ‘Abolitionist Teaching’

April 16, 2019  |   Events, Student, Top Stories

Bettina Love, award-winning author and associate professor of educational theory and practice at the University of Georgia, will speak at Wake Forest University on Wednesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium.

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