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Michele Gillespie named Dean of the College

March 25, 2015  |   Campus Life, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College. She will begin serving as dean July 1.


Why business?

March 9, 2015  |   Admissions, Faculty, School of Business, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Students in Jim Otteson’s class develop a framework for understanding an individual’s purpose, a firm’s purpose and an industry’s purpose in supporting a humane and just society.

Media Advisory: Students named to Wake Forest University’s Fall 2014 Dean’s List

February 13, 2015  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Media Advisory, Student, University Announcement, Wake Forest College

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list.


Flipping for physics

January 23, 2015  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Don’t shake it off. Shake it up. After seven years as chief information officer, professor Rick Matthews found flipping his introductory physics course inspired first-year students and his popular teaching style in new ways.


Ted Gellar-Goad and the secret of the Sphinx

October 7, 2014  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Don’t gasp when you hear that Ted Gellar-Goad teaches naked. The young Latin scholar is always appropriately clothed in suit and tie. It’s his teaching style that bares all in a classroom stripped of laptops and other electronic devices, leaving students and teacher exposed to face-to-face learning.


An investment in wellbeing

August 26, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: Wellbeing, Admissions, Campus Life, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Wake Will

John Marbach found that accepting a $100,000 entrepreneurship grant to skip college and start a business took an unexpected toll on his wellbeing. He returned to Wake Forest with a deep appreciation for the University’s efforts to double down on transforming wellbeing for the entire campus community.


Looking back at 2013-2014

July 29, 2014  |   Admissions, Campus Life, School of Business, School of Law, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Wake Foresters had a knockout year. From celebrating world-class rankings to achievements in the classroom, across campus and abroad, the University continues to inspire and impact the world.


Finishing strong

May 16, 2014  |   Alumni, Commencement, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

It was on a two-week summer road trip with her mom that Elizabeth Jay (’14) entered the gates of Wake Forest for the first time. Like so many, as soon as they stepped onto campus, they realized Wake Forest was the perfect school for Elizabeth. […]


Visual maps provide career direction

April 2, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: OPCD, Campus Life, Humanities Highlights 2013-2014, Personal and Career Development, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Students are learning to better navigate their career paths by creating vision maps that capture the patterns and themes in life’s most significant moments and connect them to possible choices after graduation.


WFU shoots for Ultimate Frisbee gold

March 10, 2014  |   Campus Life, Campus Life Highlights, Online, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

With three consecutive regional championships in its pocket and a roster stacked full of returning players, the Wake Forest men’s Ultimate Frisbee team is posed to make a run at the national tournament May 17-18 in Westerville, Ohio.

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