$1M in gifts will support vision of integrated arts at Wake Forest

May 12, 2021  |   Arts & Culture, Philanthropy, Top Stories, University Announcement

The Interdisciplinary Arts Center at Wake Forest has received $1M from anonymous donors to support the University’s commitment to integrating the arts across all corners of campus, in the classroom and in the community.

Wake Forest University addresses its antebellum history

May 7, 2021  |   Community in Progress, Top Stories, University Announcement

In a message to the Wake Forest University community, President Nathan O. Hatch announced steps the University is taking to address its antebellum history and affirm the humanity of all individuals.

Wake Forest graduates first class of liberal arts engineers

May 6, 2021  |   Admissions, Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories

Gabrielle Prichard will begin work as a cloud solution engineer with Oracle. Lucy Vaughn will start her career as a research and development engineer with AstraZeneca. John Hobson will serve in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer commander.

Wake Forest to celebrate Class of 2021 at Truist Field

May 5, 2021  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest will recognize the Class of 2021 on May 16 at Truist Field. The event for undergraduates includes three featured speakers. Their talks will be shared virtually at various times throughout the celebration.

WFU student art purchases unveiled

April 29, 2021  |   Arts & Culture, Student, Top Stories

Every four years since 1963, a small group of students has traveled to New York City, with University funds, to purchase art for Wake Forest’s Student Union art collection. This year they purchased nine works.

Yo-Yo Ma to join Face to Face Speaker Forum on May 4

April 28, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

Yo-Yo Ma, cellist, cultural ambassador and U.N. Messenger of Peace will join Wake Forest’s Face to Face Speaker Forum for a virtual preview event on Tuesday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m.

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First African American female editor of Bon Appétit Magazine to speak at Wake Forest

April 26, 2021  |   Events, Research, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Center for Research, Engagement and Collaboration in African American Life, or RECAAL, will hold its inaugural event on Tuesday, April 27, at 6 p.m.

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A new pathway to stable, low-cost, flexible electronics

April 21, 2021  |   Research, Top Stories

Imagine a foldable smartphone or a rollable tablet device that is powerful, reliable and, perhaps most importantly, affordable.

Maya Angelou

Wake Forest to establish Maya Angelou Artist-in-Residence Award

April 14, 2021  |   Admissions, Community in Progress, Recognition, Top Stories

To recognize the poet, actress, author, singer, teacher, and civil rights activist who has inspired people worldwide and taught generations of Wake Forest students, the University will establish the Maya Angelou Artist-in-Residence Award.

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‘Words Awake!’ features WFU screenwriters, novelists, journalists and poets

April 14, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories

To celebrate Wake Forest writers and writing, the University will host the fourth “Words Awake” April 16 and 17. The all-virtual event, including sessions on storytelling and screenwriting, is free and open to the public.

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