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WFU awarded ‘Seal of Excellence’ for meeting study abroad goals

June 1, 2021  |   International, Top Stories

With a study abroad participation rate of 81% by 2020, the University exceeded its initial goal of 75%.

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Wake Forest earns national recognition for global campus commitment

November 16, 2020  |   Community in Progress, International, Research, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest has been recognized by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and Diversity Abroad for increasing access to global experiences for all students.

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Expert Available: Protests in Chile

October 25, 2019  |   Faculty, International, Top Stories

Wake Forest Professor of Politics and International Affairs Peter Siavelis is available to comment on the protests in Chile related to inequality, wages, education and healthcare. Much of Chile is under a state of emergency as the country faces the worst unrest yet in since the end of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship.

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Synthetic horns may save rhinos if they are not like the real thing

July 5, 2017  |   Faculty, International, Research, Top Stories

Research suggests that the market structure of the synthetic horn sector and the type of synthetic horns produced matter greatly in rhino conservation efforts.

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WFU ranks sixth in percentage of students studying abroad

November 14, 2016  |   International, Top Stories

Wake Forest University ranks sixth among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors report published today by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

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Conservation alliance to focus on Peruvian Amazon deforestation

April 25, 2016  |   Faculty, International, Pro Humanitate, Research, Sustainability, Top Stories, Uncategorized

CINCIA came to fruition through Wake Forest’s Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES), which embodies a multitude of disciplines working together to effect positive change and sustainability.

WFU students receive Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Fellowships

April 18, 2016  |   Faculty, International, Media Advisory, Recognition, Research, Student

The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting has selected Sarah Fahmy and Amanda Ulrich as Wake Forest’s 2016 Pulitzer Fellows. They are the University’s fifth and sixth fellowship recipients. Fahmy, a rising senior majoring in politics and international affairs with minors in film studies and anthropology, will be traveling to Honolulu, Hawaii to report on the environmental issues […]

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Celebrating the ‘Year of the Monkey’

February 13, 2016  |   Community, International, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest hosted a Chinese New Year Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 13, for Wake Foresters and the Winston-Salem community. The holiday is dedicated to honoring family and ancestors, as well as coming together as a family to feast.

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Wake Forest senior among Schwarzman Scholars inaugural class to study in China

January 11, 2016  |   Admissions, International, Recognition, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University senior Addison S. McLamb is one of the 111 Schwarzman Scholars selected for the inaugural master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

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Student artist paints 20′ wall mural connecting Salamanca and WFU

December 10, 2015  |   Arts & Culture, International, Student, Top Stories

While studying abroad this semester, sophomore and Norfolk, Va., native Meredith Cheatwood painted a sprawling wall mural in Spain that bridges connections between Wake Forest and one of the oldest universities in Europe.

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