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WFU names Eric Maguire vice president for enrollment

April 8, 2019  |   Admissions, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

Eric Maguire has been named vice president for enrollment at Wake Forest. Maguire is known for his success in recruiting highly talented undergraduates, prioritizing academic excellence and increasing socioeconomic, racial and ethnic diversity.

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

April 5, 2019  |   Community, Events, Faculty, Top Stories, University Announcement

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

April 7: Second Annual WFU Garden Party to Honor Dr. Maya Angelou

April 5, 2019  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will host the second annual Maya Angelou Garden Party on Sunday, April 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Bailey Park.

Smithsonian to showcase WFU exhibits at ACCelerate Festival

April 4, 2019  |   Media Advisory

At the forefront of innovation and creativity, the 15 members of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), including Wake Forest University, will come together for the second “ACCelerate: ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival,” April 5–7 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.

Frederick J. Ryan Jr. to deliver 2019 commencement address

April 4, 2019  |   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.

What is it about superhero films that keeps audiences coming back?

April 1, 2019  |   Faculty, Top Stories

From “Captain Marvel” to “Shazam” to “Avengers: Endgame,” what is it about these stories that keep audiences coming back? Spoiler alert: It’s not just the special effects.

The Demon Deacon drives a Wake Forest Emergency Medical Service (EMS) vehicle.

WFU EMS Students to Participate in Mass Casualty Drill March 30

March 28, 2019  |   Staff, Student, Top Stories

The student-run Wake Forest Emergency Medical Service (EMS) team will participate in a mass casualty drill to provide invaluable hands-on scenario training in the event of a serious accident or on-campus emergency.

April 5: Experts look at bioethics implications of health care advances

March 27, 2019  |   Events, Faculty, Top Stories

The man who co-wrote what is considered the “bible” of biomedical ethics will keynote a conference called “Beyond Our Beginnings: 50 Years of Bioethics” April 5 at Wake Forest University’s Graylyn International Conference Center.

WFU facilities staff to star in performance this fall

March 26, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Staff, Top Stories

Wake Forest and Forklift Danceworks will co-create “From the Ground Up” – a large-scale, outdoor ‘dance’ production featuring the movement and stories of the University’s facilities and campus services staff.

Wake Forest celebrates entrepreneurship with ‘Entrepalooza’

March 18, 2019  |   Events, Student, Top Stories

Entrepalooza, a two-day conference celebrating entrepreneurship, will be held April 4 and 5. Events are free and open to the public and to media. Diana Kander author of the bestseller, “All in Startup,” will deliver the keynote speech.

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