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Team wins national championship

February 6, 2011  |   For Alumni, For Parents, National, School of Business, Student, Top Stories

A team of four Schools of Business students took first place in the national round of the KPMG International Case Competition on Feb. 4 in New York, earning the honor to represent the United States in a global competition April 6-8 in Istanbul, Turkey.


Justice for all

February 6, 2011  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, School of Law, Speakers, Top Stories

Young lawyers have to ensure that justice is available to all people, no matter the color of their skin or their socioeconomic status, Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, told students at the School of Law on Friday.


Leading Christians to cities, challenges

February 6, 2011  |   Community, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Divinity, Top Stories

Rev. Doug Bailey helps train ministers to contend with cities and the spiritual questions they generate. He is an assistant professor of urban ministry and founder and president of the Center for Urban Ministry, which is housed at the School of Divinity.


Syrian ambassador to U.S. talks peace

February 4, 2011  |   International, Speakers, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Imad Moustapha, Syrian ambassador to the United States since 2004, met with faculty and students Thursday afternoon before discussing “Prospects for Peace in the Middle East: A Syrian Perspective” in a 6 p.m. public lecture on campus. See video from his visit.


The Education Equation

February 3, 2011  |   Community, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

The area’s high school dropout rate was discussed last week by the state superintendent of schools, a panel of guests and area residents in a public forum entitled “The Education Equation.” The Community Conversation series is sponsored by WFDD, the NPR station which broadcasts from campus.


How to win an argument

February 3, 2011  |   For Alumni, For Parents, National, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

The Wake Forest debate team took the top prize at the U.S. Naval Academy tournament last weekend in Annapolis, Md. Ian Miller (’14) and Ken Bailey (’14) beat Cornell 2-1 in the final round.


Marketing Summit kicks off

February 2, 2011  |   Events, For Alumni, For Parents, National, School of Business, Speakers, Top Stories

The Schools of Business will kick off the 21st Annual Marketing Summit on Feb. 3, a three-day, student-run event featuring a case study competition between eight MBA teams and six undergraduate teams for $103,000 in prizes. Marilyn Carlson Nelson will deliver the keynote address.


Year of the Rabbit

February 2, 2011  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, International, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year and the ‘Year of the Rabbit’ with several events on campus, including a traditional Lion Dance performance and a dumpling-making class.


MBA program ranked highly

January 31, 2011  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, National, Recognition, School of Business, Top Stories

The MBA program ranks 41st in the nation, up six spots from 2010, according to the Financial Times of London. Worldwide, the ranking climbed to 78th, and for employment at three months post-graduation, it ranked seventh, tied with Stanford and above Harvard.


Physics professor named KITP Scholar

January 31, 2011  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Graduate School, Recognition, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Assistant Professor of Physics Timo Thonhauser is one of only eight scholars nationwide to be named a KITP Scholar for 2011–2013. The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics is the preeminent international center for advancing theory in science and is directed by Nobel laureate David Gross.

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