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Back to class: Teacher representation on TV in ‘Abbott Elementary’

September 21, 2022  |   Top Stories

Communication professor Mary Dalton is an expert on teacher representation in popular culture. In this Q&A she looks at teachers on “Abbott Elementary and puts them in context with other shows representing teachers in the past decade.


WFU in the news: Sept. 12-18

September 19, 2022  |   Top Stories, Wake Will


WS-TEACH receives $4.7M grant to strengthen local teacher recruitment

September 16, 2022  |   Top Stories

Winston-Salem State University, Wake Forest University, Salem College, and Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) have received a $4.7 million Teacher Quality Partnership program grant.


WFU puts students face to face with Jon Meacham

September 16, 2022  |   Top Stories

Wake Forest students and students from other area schools gathered for an hour-long Q&A with Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham.


NC Black Rep and Wake Forest announce winning playwrights

September 13, 2022  |   Top Stories

The North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NC Black Rep) and Wake Forest University are proud to announce JuCoby Johnson and Eljon Wardally as the winning playwrights of the “Finding Holy Ground” playwrighting commissions. 


WFU in the news: Sept. 5-11

September 12, 2022  |   Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

Selected news clips courtesy of Wake Forest University News & Communications


Face to Face with George W. Bush

September 12, 2022  |   Events, Top Stories

George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States and Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham will share the stage for an exclusive conversation on our nation’s challenges. 


U.S. News ranks Wake Forest among top 30 universities

September 12, 2022  |   Top Stories

In U.S. News and World Report’s 2022-23 Best Colleges, Wake Forest University ranked among the top 30 national universities for the 27th consecutive year.Wake Forest was 29th overall among more than 400 national universities and was ranked 21st for undergraduate teaching.

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What’s ahead for the British monarchy?

September 9, 2022  |   Top Stories

Queen Elizabeth II was a symbol of national unity and purpose, said Worrell Professor of Politics and International Studies Mark Vail. And, that will be difficult to replace.


WFU Secrest Artists Series presents six artists for the 2022-23 season

September 6, 2022  |   Events, Top Stories

The Secrest Artists Series will be hosting six artists for the 2021-22 season. All events begin at 7:30 p.m. Each event is usually accompanied by a pre-concert talk.

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