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WFU wins ACC debate tournament

April 12, 2021  |   Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest senior, Ruby Klein, and junior, Brianna Aaron, won the 2021 virtual Atlantic Coast Conference debate championship over the weekend.


Senior Noah Meyer awarded NSF grant for graduate studies

April 9, 2021  |   2012 Highlights: Entrepreneurship, Research, Scholars, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University senior Noah Meyer, who studies physics and applied mathematics, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.


Through mini-grants provided by Wake Forest, area students performing community service projects

April 1, 2021  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Kenya Cropps participated in Girl Scouts when she was younger and has always been service-oriented. So when the Reynolds High School junior learned about $250 community service mini-grants being offered by Wake Forest University’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement (OCCE), she didn’t hesitate to apply.


Three WFU students named 2021 Goldwater Scholars

March 31, 2021  |   Faculty, Scholars, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Joseph McCalmon, Ashley Peake and Samuel Schwartz have been named 2021 Barry S. Goldwater Scholars. The three are among 410 college students from across the U.S. to receive the award for the 2021-22 academic year.


Blackhawk helicopters to land on Poteat Field, take students to Fort Bragg for training exercise

March 24, 2021  |   Student, Top Stories

On Thursday morning, March 25, ROTC students will take part in a training exercise on the University’s Poteat Field involving two UH60 Blackhawk helicopters.


Wake Forest students to show off dance moves for cancer research

March 18, 2021  |   Events, Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

When Wake Forest senior Jack Rolle was 10, doctors discovered a malignant tumor on his pituitary gland. After it was removed, he endured more than a dozen rounds of chemotherapy and missed a year of school.


Art for impact: Students purchase works for WFU to reflect the times

March 12, 2021  |   Arts & Culture, Student, Top Stories

In the pandemic year, the 2021 student art-buying trip doesn’t involve a plane. Instead, it has pivoted into a virtual art buying “experience.”


WFU Hackathon to explore blockchain’s potential in tracking art objects

February 17, 2021  |   Arts & Culture, Student, Top Stories

In 2005, hundreds of earthenware pots and other pre-Columbian artifacts from ancient West Mexico became part of the collections of Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology. The pieces included 162 complete ceramic vessels, ceramic figurines, greenstone beads and necklaces, an obsidian spear and arrow points, knives and grinding stones.


Welcome back Deacs: WFU students return for spring semester

January 27, 2021  |   Campus Life, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

With colder weather ahead, Wake Forest has created a new space called “Fireside on Manchester.” The Plaza is now home to temporary ‘outdoor living rooms’ with fire pits and safely-distanced Adirondack chairs.


A timely assignment: Wake students complete COVID-19 class project

December 9, 2020  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

As the total number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. exceeds 15 million and cases surge to record levels in places around the world, understanding the pandemic and its ongoing impact remains critically important.

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