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WFU students lend a virtual hand to help local school children

March 27, 2020  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest students will lend a virtual hand to K-12 students who unexpectedly find themselves at home during the COVID-19 pandemic trying to learn subjects that may be giving them trouble. Any parent of a child in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools who wants a tutor can request one. 

With social distancing, four weeks is better than one month

March 23, 2020  |   Faculty, Top Stories

When it comes to social distancing, using the word “weeks” rather than “months” is more likely to lead to compliance. Wake Forest Professor of Communication Ananda Mitra, an expert in new media technologies and social media trends, says this is true even if the length of time is the same.

Coronavirus

COVID-19 Update: Changes to class schedule, suspending in-person classes

March 11, 2020  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University will suspend in-person classes – including cancelling classes from March 16 through March 22 – and move to remote delivery of course instruction.

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

March 6, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Staff, Student, Top Stories

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

WFU to launch Face to Face Speaker Forum

March 3, 2020  |   Speakers, Top Stories, University Announcement

This fall, Wake Forest University will launch a signature speaker series called the Face to Face Speaker Forum. This community-facing series will bring world-renowned, influential voices to Winston-Salem to discuss topics in a variety of areas including politics, arts and culture, business and social justice.

John Petrocelli

WFU Expert: How to root out election B.S.

March 2, 2020  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

When a candidate for political office starts throwing out numbers, Psychology Professor John Petrocelli’s B.S. meter begins buzzing. He finds that candidates use big numbers to bolster their platform, but a little digging shows the numbers don’t necessarily support the claims. And that’s classic election B.S., he says.

WFU announces financial services and fintech hub in Charlotte with Kaplan partnership

February 28, 2020  |   Admissions, Student

Wake Forest University announced today it will open a new professional hub for Financial Services and Fintech in uptown Charlotte. The new course offerings are designed specifically for working professionals.

WFU to host N.C. Science Olympiad tournament

February 28, 2020  |   Events, Student, Top Stories

Nearly 400 local middle and high school students will gather for the Winston-Salem Regional Science Olympiad tournament at Wake Forest on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Twenty-five middle and high school teams from eight counties will be competing. 

WSSU Chancellor Dr. Elwood Robinson, WFU President Dr. Nathan O. Hatch, and original sit-in protestor Victor Johnson, Jr., lead the memorial at the sit-in site.

“We Cannot Forget”

February 25, 2020  |   Community in Progress, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

At 3 p.m. on Feb. 23, about 225 people gathered at the Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem for a vigil commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Winston-Salem sit-in. Organized by Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State universities, the event featured remarks by Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch and Winston-Salem State Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson, a keynote address by WFU Dean of the School of Divinity Jonathan L. Walton and music by The WSSU Singing Rams.

WF in iron work

WFU awards and recognitions briefs

February 21, 2020  |   Top Stories

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

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