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WFU awards and recognitions briefs

April 20, 2018  |   Faculty, Recognition, Research, Staff, Student, Top Stories

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

Wake Forest junior Angela Harper works in her physics lab .

Angela Harper named Gates Cambridge Scholar

April 19, 2018  |   Admissions, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

Angela Harper (’17), a physics student already pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Cambridge as Wake Forest’s first Churchill Scholar, has been selected for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship to earn her Ph.D. at the distinguished British institution.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush speaks at Wake Forest University's 2001 commencement

WFU remembers connections to former First Lady Barbara Bush

April 17, 2018  |   Commencement, Top Stories

Bush delivered Wake Forest’s Commencement address in 2001 to 1,349 graduates, challenging them to live the University’s motto, Pro Humanitate (In Service to Humanity), long after graduation.

Art exhibition in the Hanes Art Gallery

WFU 2018 Student Art Exhibition opens April 19

April 16, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Staff, Top Stories

The 2018 Student Art Exhibition will open Thursday, April 19, at Hanes Art Gallery in Scales Fine Arts Center. The show will feature artwork by Wake Forest undergraduate student artists.

Mathematics student named Goldwater Scholar

April 13, 2018  |   Admissions, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

Dylan King, a sophomore mathematics and computer science major from Walnut Cove, N.C., has been named a 2018 Barry S. Goldwater Scholar. King was selected as one of 211 students from around the country to receive the award for the 2018-19 academic year.

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