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Wake Forest senior Savarni Sanka named Rhodes Scholar

November 22, 2020  |   Admissions, Recognition, Scholars, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest senior Savarni Sanka has been named a Rhodes Scholar. Sanka, who is from Raleigh, N.C., plans to pursue a masters in public policy and masters of science in refugee and forced migration studies.


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.


Campus Kitchen to prepare 200 Thanksgiving meals during Turkeypalooza

November 12, 2020  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

Besides attending class, studying and writing papers, about 50 Wake Forest University students will spend time Nov. 15-19 baking turkeys and making stuffing and other trimmings as they prepare 200 Thanksgiving meals.


WFU students provide STEM and art kits for elementary children

November 11, 2020  |   Pro Humanitate, Student, Top Stories

An effort led by Wake Academy has provided 500 STEM and art kits to two Winston-Salem elementary schools.


Employment in a pandemic

October 30, 2020  |   Personal and Career Development, Student, Top Stories

Every industry has had to rethink and restructure their businesses due to the pandemic, said Vice President of Innovation and Career Development Andy Chan. While some organizations have successfully pivoted, others are still adapting. The good news is certain industries are growing and hiring.


Led by Deacs Decide, WFU students to begin marching to the polls today

October 15, 2020  |   Student, Top Stories

With the Presidential Election three weeks away, Deacs Decide fellows hope their hard work over the past month translates into heavy voter turnout.


WFU awarded $700K+ to advance new model for engineering education

October 8, 2020  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

If crisis is the mother of invention, the need for socially conscious engineers whose work is guided by strong ethical values and practices has never been more evident than in the fight against COVID-19.


Wake Forest University contributes to national study on housing loss

September 9, 2020  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, School of Law, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

The Future of Property Rights Program at New America, in partnership with Wake Forest University, Wake Forest University School of Law, and Winston-Salem State University has been conducting research to understand where housing loss is most acute across the nation, with a spotlight on Forsyth County to determine who is most impacted and why.


“Explorations of Self: Black Portraiture” to open in Hanes Gallery

September 2, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

“Explorations of Self: Black Portraiture from the Cochran Collection” will open at Wake Forest University’s Hanes Gallery on Sept. 21 and run through March 28. Planned programming will include artist talks, group discussions and community outreach. Details will be announced as they are finalized. Although a year in the making, “this exhibition arrives at an […]


WFU students return as University opens with numerous precautions

August 21, 2020  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

First-year Wake Forest University students Abbi Fister and Shon Howard come from different parts of the country with different backgrounds, but agree they’re excited to be on campus. They also plan to adhere to the University’s social distancing guidelines to do their part to help keep the campus safe.

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