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Diya Abdo, founder of ‘Every Campus A Refuge,’ to visit Wake Forest

March 5, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Diya Abdo, founder of Every Campus a Refuge (ECAR) will participate in a panel discussion at Wake Forest on Wednesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Ron Wellman to retire as Wake Forest Athletic Director, John Currie named AD

March 3, 2019  |   Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

After nearly 27 years leading the Wake Forest University athletic department, Ron Wellman will retire as Athletic Director on May 1, 2019. Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch has selected John Currie to succeed Wellman as the University’s sixth athletic director.

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Judge Andrew P. Napolitano to speak at Wake Forest March 7

March 1, 2019  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano, the youngest life-tenured Superior Court Judge in the history of the State of New Jersey and senior judicial analyst for Fox News Channel, will speak at Wake Forest University on Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m. in Brendle Recital Hall.

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WFU professor’s expertise and NSF grant make new exhibit at Kaleideum North possible

February 28, 2019  |   Community, Events, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories

Budding scientists of all ages can now learn about nature’s microscopic building blocks, thanks to a new exhibit that recently opened at Kaleideum North. Molecules offers visitors the opportunity to explore the world of atoms – the tiny bits of stuff that make up everything.

For women, class makeup may influence interest in STEM studies

February 28, 2019  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Improving achievement in the first course in engineering may lay the foundation for more women and minorities to pursue engineering as a major, according to new research by Wake Forest University economics professor Amanda Griffith.

Wake Forest University to host N.C. Science Olympiad tournament

February 28, 2019  |   Community, Events, Top Stories

Nearly 600 local middle and high school students will gather for the N.C. Science Olympiad tournament at Wake Forest University on Saturday, March 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Bailey Power Plant

Public art video project to transform Bailey Power Plant

February 27, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

Bailey Power Plant will look different tonight when Wake Forest University students turn the old coal-fired plant into a modern work of public art.

New microscopy lab expands student research opportunities

February 26, 2019  |   Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories

Walk into the microscopy lab in Wake Forest University’s biology department, and you won’t see students jockeying for a turn to see a classmate’s cool discovery magnified hundreds of times under the lens. That’s because the new lab connects the microscopes not only to iPads at each lab table but also to classroom monitors, so students and instructors can share instantly any little thing they see.

Wake Forest University holds its Founders' Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The faculty procession lines up and enters Wait Chapel.

Founders’ Day Convocation 2019

February 22, 2019  |   Faculty, Recognition, Staff, Top Stories

The Wake Forest community commemorated 185 years since the University’s founding at Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 21. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.

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WFU awards and recognitions briefs

February 21, 2019  |   Faculty, Recognition, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

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

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