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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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