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US News ranks Wake Forest among top national universities

September 13, 2021  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 28th overall among 391 national universities.

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$1M in gifts will support vision of integrated arts at Wake Forest

May 12, 2021  |   Arts & Culture, Philanthropy, Top Stories, University Announcement

The Interdisciplinary Arts Center at Wake Forest has received $1M from anonymous donors to support the University’s commitment to integrating the arts across all corners of campus, in the classroom and in the community.

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Wake Forest University addresses its antebellum history

May 7, 2021  |   Community in Progress, Top Stories, University Announcement

In a message to the Wake Forest University community, President Nathan O. Hatch announced steps the University is taking to address its antebellum history and affirm the humanity of all individuals.

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WFU 2021 Commencement plan updates

March 19, 2021  |   University Announcement

The University is planning to hold all undergraduate 2021 Commencement ceremonies in person on Sunday, May 16. Additional information was shared with the Wake Forest community today.

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2021 Commencement plans to include in-person ceremonies

March 16, 2021  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University is planning to hold 2021 Commencement ceremonies in person this May. Public health conditions and guidance are shifting rapidly, and we are refining plans to celebrate our graduates and protect the health of our community.

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Face to Face with Former Secretaries of State Albright and Powell rescheduled for Nov. 9

February 26, 2021  |   Events, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest’s Face to Face Speaker Forum will host Former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and General Colin L. Powell for a virtual conversation on Thursday, March 18 at 7 p.m.

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WFU announces plans for new School of Professional Studies led by Business School Dean

December 3, 2020  |   School of Business, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University’s Board of Trustees has approved plans to establish a School of Professional Studies in Charlotte. Pending completion of a full market analysis and business plan, the proposed school will house innovative degree and non-degree programs, including certificates and other credentials, for working professionals. Wake Forest University president Nathan O. Hatch has tapped Charles Iacovou, Dean of the School of Business, to establish the new school, Wake Forest’s first since establishing the School of Divinity, which began offering classes in 1999.

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Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health combine, create next-generation academic health system

October 9, 2020  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

A new era of health care was ushered in today as Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, officially joined together as a single enterprise, Atrium Health. Both health systems are renowned for their clinical expertise and the school of medicine is nationally recognized for its medical education programs and research. With the strategic combination now complete, the collective vision to transform medical education, expand patient-centered research and innovation, and define the next generation of clinical excellence becomes a reality.

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Wake Forest ranked among top national universities by U.S. News

September 14, 2020  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest University 28th overall among 389 national universities. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 25 consecutive years.

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Wake Forest joins fight to combat federal restrictions against international students

July 10, 2020  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

In response to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) guidelines released this week, Wake Forest University has joined an amicus brief, prepared by the Presidents’ Alliance on Immigration and Higher Education, backing a lawsuit filed by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology against federal restrictions that threaten the education and wellbeing of international students. 

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