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U.S. Sen. Richard Burr donates Congressional papers to Wake Forest

March 12, 2018  |   Alumni, Top Stories, University Announcement

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (‘78) announced today he will donate his Congressional papers to Wake Forest University.

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Recent WFU grad awarded top national physics prize

October 24, 2017  |   Admissions, Alumni, Recognition, Top Stories

The American Physical Society awarded Angela Harper the 2017 LeRoy Apker Award, which recognizes outstanding achievements in physics by undergraduate students, and provides encouragement to young physicists who have demonstrated great potential for future scientific accomplishment.

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Wake Washington Center: New hub for D.C. Deacs

October 10, 2017  |   Admissions, Alumni, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

In the morning, Wake Forest University sophomore Jay Sherrill rides the D.C. metro to Capitol Hill to work on trade policy briefs for a subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee. In the evening, he shares his first-hand experience with classmates in his “U.S. Policymaking in the 21st Century” class at the University’s new Wake Washington Center.

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Porter Byrum makes final $70+ million gift to Wake Forest University

October 2, 2017  |   Alumni, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

In a concluding act of extraordinary generosity that will make college more affordable and accessible for generations of students, Porter B. Byrum (JD ’42) has donated more than $70 million to Wake Forest University for scholarships.

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Bestselling author Emily Giffin to speak at Wake Forest

September 18, 2017  |   Alumni, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Bestselling author and Wake Forest alumna Emily Giffin will speak on Thursday, Sept. 28, in Brendle Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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NBA superstar Chris Paul – a leader by example

September 14, 2017  |   Alumni, Events, Top Stories

Paul talked with President Nathan Hatch on Sept. 13 as part of the University’s Leadership Project. In a question and answer conversation, he shared memories of his time as a student at Wake Forest and talked about what it means to be a leader in the NBA and in the community.

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Chris Paul to participate in conversation on leadership at WFU

August 30, 2017  |   Alumni, Athletics, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Chris Paul (’07), Demon Deacon standout, NBA superstar, Houston Rockets point guard, businessman and philanthropist, will join members of the Wake Forest community in Wait Chapel on Wednesday, September 13, at 5 p.m. for a conversation about leadership.

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WFU breaks ground for Shah Basketball Complex and Sutton Sports Performance Center

April 21, 2017  |   Alumni, Athletics, Philanthropy, Top Stories

Wake Forest University held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 20 for the Sutton Sports Performance Center and the Shah Basketball Complex.

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98% of 2016 WFU grads employed or in grad school, new data shows

March 27, 2017  |   Admissions, Alumni, Personal and Career Development, Student, Top Stories

New First Destination data collected by the Office of Personal and Career Development show that 98 percent of the Wake Forest undergraduate class of 2016 are either employed or in graduate school (based on a 91 percent knowledge rate).

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Former Congresswoman Donna Edwards to speak at WFU

March 8, 2017  |   Alumni, Events, Top Stories

Donna Edwards (’80), former Maryland congresswoman and Wake Forest graduate, will speak on Thursday, March 23, at 6 p.m. in Farrell Hall’s Broyhill Auditorium. The talk is part of Wake Forest University’s Leadership Project, a program designed to showcase inspiring stories from leaders who represent a variety of professional paths.

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