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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.

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“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.

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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.

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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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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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Students named to Wake Forest University’s Spring 2016 Dean’s List

June 24, 2016  |   For Parents, Media Advisory, Recognition, Student, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xlsx)

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