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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.


WFU move-in traffic alert for Aug. 22

August 21, 2018  |   Admissions, Events, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest will welcome the class of 2021 on Wednesday, August 22. Traffic around the Reynolda Campus is expected to be heavy throughout the day beginning around 7 a.m. as families arrive for move-in, which officially begins at 8 a.m.

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Expert Available: Trump Administration’s changes to the Clean Power Plan

August 21, 2018  |   Faculty, Sustainability, Top Stories

The Trump Administration is expected to announce a proposed replacement rule for the Clean Power Plan this week. Stan Meiburg, director of Wake Forest University’s graduate programs in sustainability, is available to discuss the expected rollback of regulations and the likely effects of the proposed changes.


WFU awards and recognitions briefs

August 17, 2018  |   Faculty, Recognition, Staff, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.


Wake Forest welcomes class of 2022

August 15, 2018  |   Admissions, Events, Student, Top Stories

More than 1,400 first-year students will move into Wake Forest residence halls on Wednesday, Aug. 22. This class was admitted from an applicant pool of nearly 13,000. Seventy-four percent of the class of 2022 were in the top 10 percent of their high school classes.


Forty-foot art project to reflect diversity & inclusion at WFU

August 14, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Media Advisory, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff will participate in a UNITY project to create an interactive public art project celebrating uniqueness and strengthening ties to one another.


Bone loss still likely in dieting seniors, despite strength training

August 8, 2018  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Community exercise programs that incorporated resistance or aerobic training were unable to prevent bone loss associated with active weight loss of older, obese adults who were cutting calories, according to a new study by Wake Forest University health and exercise science professor Kristen Beavers.


NBA All-Star Chris Paul donates $2.5 million to Wake Forest Basketball

August 7, 2018  |   Athletics, Philanthropy, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories, Wake Will

Former Wake Forest University superstar and hometown hero Chris Paul is donating $2.5 million to support Wake Forest Basketball. The Houston Rockets point guard’s latest donation to his alma mater – the largest ever by a former basketball student-athlete or any alumnus under the age of 35 – will ensure that future generations of Demon Deacons can succeed on and off the court.


Mellon Foundation awards $850,000 grant to WFU for humanities

August 2, 2018  |   Faculty, Humanities, Recognition, Top Stories

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Wake Forest University an $850,000 grant to expand its community-based partnerships through engaged teaching and research in the humanities. The four-year grant will support “The Humanities Engaged: Generating Learning, Remaking Community” through June 2022.


WFU awards and recognitions briefs

July 18, 2018  |   Recognition, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

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