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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.

Media Advisory: Students named to Wake Forest University’s Fall 2014 Dean’s List

February 13, 2015  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Media Advisory, Student, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list.


WFU grads are launching careers

January 29, 2015  |   For Parents, Mentoring, Personal and Career Development, Top Stories

With 98 percent of the Class of 2014 either employed or in graduate school, the numbers show that resources invested in career development have measurable results. But the first job after college is just one step in the journey toward a meaningful life.


School of Medicine to build downtown

December 8, 2014  |   For Alumni, For Parents, School of Medicine, Top Stories, University Announcement

The School of Medicine has announced plans for a new medical education building in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Construction will begin immediately with plans to welcome students in July 2016, coinciding with the introduction of one of the most advanced medical school curriculums in the country.


Accountancy grads rank top in nation

December 3, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: OPCD, Admissions, Audiences, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Business, Top Stories

Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy program have achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the CPA exam for the 12th time since 1997, more than any other university during the same time period.


Making international study a priority

November 19, 2014  |   Admissions, For Alumni, For Parents, International, Student, Top Stories, Wake Will

Wake Forest University ranks third among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors report recently published by the Institute of International Education.


What can I do with an English major?

October 29, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: OPCD, Admissions, For Parents, Personal and Career Development, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

Wake Forest helps students answer questions about the connections between major and career — giving them confidence as they meet with potential employers and learn how to talk about what talents and skills they bring to the workplace.


Building community

October 10, 2014  |   Admissions, Alumni, Campus Life, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Staff, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

More than 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Wake Forest, universities across the country are making headlines related to race and identity. At a time when Wake Forest has a more diverse study body than ever, the campus community is addressing these challenges together.


Law school launches Criminal Justice Program

October 9, 2014  |   Admissions, For Alumni, For Parents, Mentoring, Top Stories

The new program provides opportunities for law students interested in criminal justice careers to research law enforcement through scholarly engagement, real world experiences and alumni mentoring.


Ted Gellar-Goad and the secret of the Sphinx

October 7, 2014  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Don’t gasp when you hear that Ted Gellar-Goad teaches naked. The young Latin scholar is always appropriately clothed in suit and tie. It’s his teaching style that bares all in a classroom stripped of laptops and other electronic devices, leaving students and teacher exposed to face-to-face learning.

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