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Deacs defeat No. 23 Temple to win Military Bowl

December 27, 2016  |   Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

Wake Forest football jumped out to a 31-7 lead and held on to defeat No. 23-ranked Temple 34-26 to win the 2016 Military Bowl. The victory was the Demon Deacons’ first bowl win since 2008 and the first victory over a ranked team since 2011.

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Wake Forest finishes as runner-up in national title

December 11, 2016  |   Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

After 110 scoreless minutes, the Wake Forest men’s soccer team came up a penalty kick short of the national championship, falling to Stanford, 5-4, in penalties in Houston on Sunday afternoon. WFU’s Ian Harkes was named the Most Outstanding Offensive Player of the College Cup.

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Harkes’ goal sends WFU to national championship game

December 9, 2016  |   Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents

Ian Harkes netted a breakaway goal in the 103rd minute to lift second-ranked Wake Forest men’s soccer to a 2-1 victory in double overtime over Denver on Friday night to move on to the national championship game on Sunday in Houston.

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Wake Forest to face Temple in Military Bowl

December 4, 2016  |   Athletics, Events, For Alumni, For Parents

Wake Forest will play Temple in the Military Bowl, presented by Northrop Grumman and benefiting the USO. The game will kick off at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. The game will be televised by ESPN.

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WFU wins ACC men’s soccer title

November 13, 2016  |   Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories

Second-ranked Wake Forest men’s soccer beat No. 3 Clemson 3-1 to win the 2016 ACC Tournament championship. Ian Harkes, Jacori Hayes and Steven Echevarria each scored. The team can be welcomed back at the Manchester Athletic Center around 9:45 p.m. Check Twitter (@WakeMSoccer) for updates.

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Founders’ Day marks 182 years

February 19, 2016  |   Events, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Recognition, Staff, Student, Top Stories

The Wake Forest community commemorated 182 years since the University’s founding in Wait Chapel on Feb. 18. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.

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New moves transcend boundaries

January 13, 2016  |   Community, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Graduate School, Pro Humanitate, Research, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

From the Brookstown area to Innovation Quarter, Wake Forest is making a series of moves that aim to expand the University’s engagement with the surrounding community in addition to its geographic footprint.

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Careers get real in D.C.

July 27, 2015  |   Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, Mentoring, Personal and Career Development, Top Stories

Sixty-two undergrads with 19 different majors traveled to Washington this summer to learn the ins and outs of careers in banking, politics, real estate and more from 40 Wake Forest alumni who’ve settled in the nation’s capital.

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Michele Gillespie named Dean of the College

March 25, 2015  |   Campus Life, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College. She will begin serving as dean July 1.

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Couch donates $4 million to athletics

February 17, 2015  |   Alumni, Athletics, For Alumni, For Parents, Philanthropy, Top Stories

David Couch (’84), a Wake Forest alumnus and former football and baseball player, has committed $4 million in support of the Wake Forest baseball program and Sports Performance Center.

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