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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.

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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.

Wake Forest students paint desks for local elementary school students at the annual volunteer service project DESK, on Poteat Field on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

WFU students hope decorative desks will inspire learning

April 14, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

If children feel comfortable when they’re sitting at their desks working, whether in the classroom or at home, chances are they’ll be more productive.

WFU wins ACC debate tournament

April 12, 2021  |   Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest senior, Ruby Klein, and junior, Brianna Aaron, won the 2021 virtual Atlantic Coast Conference debate championship over the weekend.

Senior Noah Meyer awarded NSF grant for graduate studies

April 9, 2021  |   2012 Highlights: Entrepreneurship, Research, Scholars, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University senior Noah Meyer, who studies physics and applied mathematics, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

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