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WFU students return as University opens with numerous precautions

August 21, 2020  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

First-year Wake Forest University students Abbi Fister and Shon Howard come from different parts of the country with different backgrounds, but agree they’re excited to be on campus. They also plan to adhere to the University’s social distancing guidelines to do their part to help keep the campus safe.


WFU announces financial services and fintech hub in Charlotte with Kaplan partnership

February 28, 2020  |   Admissions, Student

Wake Forest University announced today it will open a new professional hub for Financial Services and Fintech in uptown Charlotte. The new course offerings are designed specifically for working professionals.


Honoring ‘Strength, Resolve and Legacy’

February 6, 2020  |   Admissions, Alumni, Community in Progress, Events, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

When they moved into a women’s residence hall in 1969, Beth Norbrey Hopkins and Deborah Graves McFarlane simply wanted to obtain a good education and weren’t thinking about making history as the first African American women to come to Wake Forest as resident students. But they did.


Senior Dylan King awarded 2020 Marshall Scholarship

December 10, 2019  |   Admissions, Scholars, Student, Top Stories

Senior Dylan King, a senior mathematics and computer science major from Walnut Cove, N.C., has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship.


WFU ranks fourth in percentage of students studying abroad

November 18, 2019  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University ranks fourth among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors 2019 report published today by the Institute of International Education (IIE).


Wake Forest’s Magnolia Scholars program celebrates 10th anniversary

November 8, 2019  |   Admissions, Community, Community in Progress, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

On Nov. 8, Magnolia Scholars at Wake Forest University gathered at Tribble Hall to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of a prestigious program that provides scholarships, academic support, study abroad opportunities and counseling for 120 first-generation students.


#WFU23 move-in day video highlights

August 22, 2019  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Student, Top Stories

Just under 1,400 first-year students moved into Wake Forest residence halls Aug. 21. Among them are a nationally ranked Congressional debater from Chicago and students from countries as varied as Brazil, France, Taiwan and Ireland.


Wake Forest welcomes class of 2023

August 16, 2019  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Events, Student, Top Stories

Just under 1,400 first-year students will leave home and move into Wake Forest residence halls on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Among them are a nationally ranked Congressional debater from Chicago and students from countries as varied as Brazil, France, Taiwan and Ireland.


WFU names Eric Maguire vice president for enrollment

April 8, 2019  |   Admissions, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

Eric Maguire has been named vice president for enrollment at Wake Forest. Maguire is known for his success in recruiting highly talented undergraduates, prioritizing academic excellence and increasing socioeconomic, racial and ethnic diversity.


Wake Forest University purchases Deacon Place

December 1, 2018  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories, University Announcement

Reflecting its commitment to the residential student experience, Wake Forest University has purchased Deacon Place, a housing complex adjacent to the northeast edge of campus.

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