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WFU ranks third in percentage of students studying abroad

November 13, 2018  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University ranks third among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors 2018 report published today by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

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WFU students present Smithsonian ‘Outbreak’ exhibit just in time for flu season

November 2, 2018  |   Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories

On Nov. 13, first-year students at Wake Forest University will unveil a localized version of a Smithsonian exhibit about infectious diseases, aiming to show how Triad-area residents can help mitigate viral epidemics such as the flu and Zika.

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Wake Forest students to hold vigil after mass shooting in Pittsburgh

October 30, 2018  |   Student, Top Stories

In response to the shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue, a student-led vigil will be held on campus Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. on Manchester Plaza.

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Betting on the best ideas

October 22, 2018  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

More than a year ago, Wake Forest senior Logan Harvey enrolled in his first entrepreneurship course. He was not business-oriented, but was intrigued by friends talking about a class that offered a chance to work in teams, develop an idea and produce a prototype solution that could meet a consumer need.

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Wake Forest celebrates 30th Project Pumpkin on Oct. 24

October 17, 2018  |   Community, Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest will host more than 800 Winston-Salem children on campus to trick-or-treat during the 30th annual Project Pumpkin festival. The event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Hearn Plaza.

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WFU receives $10 million to support first-generation Magnolia Scholars

October 9, 2018  |   Admissions, Philanthropy, Student, Top Stories

A $10 million gift from an anonymous donor will enable first-generation students in Wake Forest University’s Magnolia Scholars program to substantially reduce their debt.

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‘Hit the Bricks’ relay race raises money for cancer research

October 2, 2018  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Research, Student, Top Stories

Hundreds of Wake Forest students, faculty and staff will run laps around Hearn Plaza on Thursday, Oct. 4, for ‘Hit the Bricks.’ The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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WFU awards and recognitions briefs

September 28, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty, Mentoring, Recognition, Research, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

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Dava Newman, former NASA deputy administrator, to visit WFU

September 17, 2018  |   Events, Speakers, Student, Top Stories

Dava Newman, Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the first female engineer to serve as NASA Deputy Administrator, will visit Wake Forest University Sept. 24 and 25.

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Deacs Decide: WFU to launch political engagement project

September 11, 2018  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University will host a campus-wide political engagement project, Deacs Decide: Election 2018, beginning Sept. 12. Deacs Decide is a bipartisan, collaborative effort to engage the entire campus in the midterm election.

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