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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.


WFU ranks third in percentage of students studying abroad

November 13, 2018  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University ranks third among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors 2018 report published today by the Institute of International Education (IIE).


Betting on the best ideas

October 22, 2018  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

More than a year ago, Wake Forest senior Logan Harvey enrolled in his first entrepreneurship course. He was not business-oriented, but was intrigued by friends talking about a class that offered a chance to work in teams, develop an idea and produce a prototype solution that could meet a consumer need.


WFU receives $10 million to support first-generation Magnolia Scholars

October 9, 2018  |   Admissions, Philanthropy, Student, Top Stories

A $10 million gift from an anonymous donor will enable first-generation students in Wake Forest University’s Magnolia Scholars program to substantially reduce their debt.


Salem Hall renovation synergizes research and collaboration

September 19, 2018  |   Admissions, Philanthropy, Research, Top Stories, Wake Will

Chemists study the ways in which substances interact, combine and change. Wake Forest’s newly renovated Salem Hall is the perfect place for those activities to happen both in the lab and among faculty and students.


Wake Forest ranked among top national universities by U.S. News

September 10, 2018  |   Admissions, Recognition, Top Stories

U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 27th overall among 312 national universities and 13th for its commitment to undergraduate teaching.


#WFU22 move-in day video highlights

August 22, 2018  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Student, Top Stories

More than 1,400 first-year students moved into Wake Forest residence halls Aug. 22.


Wake Forest engineering gains momentum, receives prestigious invitation to join KEEN

August 21, 2018  |   Admissions, Recognition, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Department of Engineering is celebrating a prestigious milestone with an unprecedented invitation to join the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) at the conclusion of its first academic year.

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