Wake Forest names Annette L. Ranft as Dean of the School of Business
March 3, 2022 | For Alumni, For Parents, School of Business, Top Stories, University Announcement
Wake Forest University has named Annette L. Ranft as the next Dean of the School of Business. Ranft comes to Wake Forest from Auburn University, where she serves as Dean and Wells Fargo Professor at the Harbert College of Business.
Wake Forest’s premier art collection gets a new name and lots of love
February 14, 2022 | Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Top Stories, Wake Forest College
Thanks to John and Libby Reece, the Wake Forest Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art is getting a new name and, with a generous gift, a lot of love as well.
Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health combine, create next-generation academic health system
October 9, 2020 | For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement
A new era of health care was ushered in today as Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, officially joined together as a single enterprise, Atrium Health. Both health systems are renowned for their clinical expertise and the school of medicine is nationally recognized for its medical education programs and research. With the strategic combination now complete, the collective vision to transform medical education, expand patient-centered research and innovation, and define the next generation of clinical excellence becomes a reality.
Update from Wake Forest President on plans for fall 2020
June 12, 2020 | For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement
Significant planning and preparation remains before details are finalized, but Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch announced today to the Wake Forest community plans for on-campus undergraduate courses to begin on August 26 and run through Nov. 24.
“We Cannot Forget”
February 25, 2020 | Community in Progress, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity
At 3 p.m. on Feb. 23, about 225 people gathered at the Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem for a vigil commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Winston-Salem sit-in. Organized by Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State universities, the event featured remarks by Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch and Winston-Salem State Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson, a keynote address by WFU Dean of the School of Divinity Jonathan L. Walton and music by The WSSU Singing Rams.
WFU facilities staff to star in performance this fall
March 26, 2019 | Arts & Culture, Community, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Staff, Top Stories
Wake Forest and Forklift Danceworks will co-create “From the Ground Up” – a large-scale, outdoor ‘dance’ production featuring the movement and stories of the University’s facilities and campus services staff.
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.
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.
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.
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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