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Out of the classroom, into the kitchen

March 29, 2016  |   Campus Life, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Chemistry majors use common kitchen ingredients to show school children visiting a local children’s science museum how chemistry can be a part of their everyday lives.

Media Advisory: Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Visits Wake Forest, Meets with Community

March 4, 2016  |   Campus Life, Events, Media Advisory, Speakers, Student

Co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement Alicia Garza has led the Vincent Harding Seminar on Nonviolent Social Change for students at Wake Forest University this week.


Expert on human longevity to deliver Voices of Our Time address

February 29, 2016  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Community, Events, Speakers, Student, Top Stories

Voices of Our Time speaker to discuss the upper limits to human longevity and the pursuit of the scientific means to slow aging in people.

Media Advisory: WFU hosts NC Science Olympiad tournament

February 25, 2016  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Faculty, Media Advisory, Staff, Student

(WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., – Feb. 25, 2016) – Nearly 400 local middle and high school students will gather for the N.C. Science Olympiad tournament at Wake Forest University on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is the first year the regional competition for students interested in math and science will be held […]

Media Advisory: Feb 11: Terrence J to speak at Wake Forest University

February 11, 2016  |   Arts & Culture, Campus Life, Events, Media Advisory, Speakers, Student

Three-time Emmy nominee Terrence “J” Jenkins will visit Wake Forest University to discuss his experiences on his path to a successful career as a journalist, author, and entertainer on Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. Part of the Journey to Success Speaker Series, his address is free and open to the public, and will take place in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center […]


Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Building the Dream’ award winners named for 2016

January 19, 2016  |   Campus Life, Events, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

Junior psychology major Chizoba Ukairo and Director of Wake Forest’s Magnolia Scholars Program Nate French have been named Wake Forest University’s 2016 Martin Luther King “Building the Dream” award winners.


Old Gold & Black turns 100

January 15, 2016  |   Campus Life, Faculty, Media Advisory, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s award-winning student newspaper, the Old Gold & Black (OGB), is celebrating 100 years of publication. A “critical complement to journalism education,” it has been the training ground for some of the country’s most esteemed journalists.


Looking back at 2015

December 21, 2015  |   Admissions, Campus Life, Commencement, Events, President, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories

Wake Forest had a newsworthy 2015, from big dollar research grants, new dean appointments and heartwarming campus traditions that continue to show that Pro Humanitate is more than a motto, it’s a way of being.


Strong global ties affirm community

November 16, 2015  |   Campus Life, Community, International, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, Staff, Student, Top Stories

A recent report ranks Wake Forest highly according to its percentage of students studying abroad, affirming the importance of a close-knit campus community at home and abroad in light of recent terror attacks in Paris.

Media Advisory: WFU Event Highlights International Climate Talks

November 11, 2015  |   Campus Life, Community, Events, Faculty, Media Advisory, Speakers, Sustainability

The local community is invited to attend “Roadmap to Paris: Your Guide to the International Climate Talks” on Nov. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Broyhill Auditorium, located in Farrell Hall. Wake Forest faculty experts Miles Silman, biology professor, law professor John Knox, and Justin Catanoso provide a guided tour of the likely trajectory […]

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