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Michele Gillespie to succeed Rogan Kersh as Provost

April 5, 2022  |   Alumni, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Provost, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest University President Susan R. Wente has appointed Michele Gillespie, current Dean of Wake Forest’s College of Arts and Sciences, to succeed Rogan Kersh as University Provost, effective July 1, 2022.

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Wake Forest’s premier art collection gets a new name and lots of love

February 14, 2022  |   Arts & Culture, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Thanks to John and Libby Reece, the Wake Forest Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art is getting a new name and, with a generous gift, a lot of love as well.

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Keeping the weight off, treadmill not required

December 21, 2021  |   Faculty, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Teaching older adults how to keep moving – and not necessarily doing structured workouts – after significant weight loss could be the key to keeping the weight off, according to research by Wake Forest University published online today in the peer-reviewed journal Obesity.

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Welcome back Deacs: WFU students return for spring semester

January 27, 2021  |   Campus Life, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

With colder weather ahead, Wake Forest has created a new space called “Fireside on Manchester.” The Plaza is now home to temporary ‘outdoor living rooms’ with fire pits and safely-distanced Adirondack chairs.

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Wake Forest University contributes to national study on housing loss

September 9, 2020  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, School of Law, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

The Future of Property Rights Program at New America, in partnership with Wake Forest University, Wake Forest University School of Law, and Winston-Salem State University has been conducting research to understand where housing loss is most acute across the nation, with a spotlight on Forsyth County to determine who is most impacted and why.

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From economic theory to a living case study of coronavirus

April 28, 2020  |   Faculty, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Economics professor Megan Regan revised her syllabus to focus on a living case study of the coronavirus. Most of the assigned readings “went in the dumpster fire,” she said, as current events aligned with the broader topics she planned to teach.

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WFU students lend a virtual hand to help local school children

March 27, 2020  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest students will lend a virtual hand to K-12 students who unexpectedly find themselves at home during the COVID-19 pandemic trying to learn subjects that may be giving them trouble. Any parent of a child in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools who wants a tutor can request one. 

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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.

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Undergraduate Research Day 2017 showcases student creativity

October 30, 2017  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Faculty, Mentoring, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and family members stopped by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library atrium on Oct. 27 to explore Undergraduate Research Day, a hallmark event at Wake Forest University.

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Students named to Wake Forest University’s Spring 2016 Dean’s List

June 24, 2016  |   For Parents, Media Advisory, Recognition, Student, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xlsx)

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