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Media Report for June 2-15, 2018

June 19, 2018   |  WFU News & Communications

The Wake Forest News Media Report for June 2-15, 2018 is now available online.

New Obamacare lawsuit could undo far more than protections for pre-existing conditions

June 12, 2018   |  The New York Times

“We’ll be back to where we were before where people with pre-existing conditions will be stuck in their insurance, and therefore their jobs,” said Mark Hall, the director of health law and policy program at Wake Forest University, in response to an Affordable Care Act lawsuit.

University of Chicago drops SAT/ACT requirement

June 14, 2018   |  The Washington Post

The University of Chicago will no longer require ACT or SAT scores from U.S. students, sending a jolt through elite institutions of higher education as it becomes the first top-10 research university to join the test-optional movement. Test-optional since 2008, Wake Forest was included in news stories around the country about the University of Chicago decision.

Fatherlessness is harder on Father's Day, but 'father figures,' other role models fill in

June 15, 2018   |  USA Today

Although many fathers stay active and attached to their children even if they don’t live with them day-to-day, millions are essentially absentee dads – gone if not forgotten. Linda Nielsen, a Wake Forest University professor of adolescent and educational psychology, analyzed 60 studies over several decades and countries and concluded shared parenting is better for children than single parenting on almost every measure of well being.

Business schools with the best undergraduate accounting programs

June 2, 2018   |  Poets and Quants

U.S. News & World Report annually publishes a ranking of the best undergraduate accounting programs and places numerical ranks on 38 different schools. Wake Forest University is ranked 15th in the nation for the best undergraduate accounting program.

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