July 27, 2017 | WFU News & Communications
The Wake Forest News Media Report for July 8-21, 2017 is now available online.
July 10, 2017 | Winston-Salem Journal
Undergraduates in Winston-Salem broke new ground this year with a course on common ground — specifically on how universities engage with the communities that surround them. Rogan Kersh of Wake Forest University and Corey Walker of Winston-Salem State University recently turned their shared interest in the topic into a class at Wake Downtown in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.
July 10, 2017 | Washington Post
Companies are launching efforts to root out phony news, engaging in a kind of technological arms race. The problem is potentially more dangerous for retail investors who are attempting to make investment decisions on their own, said Ajay Patel, a finance professor at the Wake Forest University School of Business.
July 10, 2017 | Inside Higher Ed
Administrators find themselves caught between upholding the First Amendment and responding to hate speech that can be offensive, said a panel of officials discussing the issue at the opening session of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. Penny Rue, vice president for campus life at Wake Forest, said part of the problem is that students come to campus with “shockingly little understanding” of the history and importance of free-speech protections.
July 10, 2017 | NBC News
“We need to look at implicit racial bias as an issue not just for officers [involved in on-duty shootings] but for jurors, too,” said Kami Chavis, the director of a criminal justice program at Wake Forest University School of Law.
July 10, 2017 | WFU News & Communications
The Wake Forest News Media Report for June 17 – July 7, 2017 is now available online.
July 1, 2017 | WFU News & Communications
View selected media highlights (April – June 2017) from Wake Forest University’s Office of Communications and External Relations.
June 19, 2017 | Washington Business Journal
Wake Forest University’s Washington internship program will launch in the fall out of 1 Dupont Circle NW. The WAKE Washington program, which will host its first semester this fall, has started repairs on the fourth floor of the Dupont Circle building.The 4,300-square-foot space, known as the WAKE Washington Center, will become a “D.C. hub,” according to David Taylor, assistant dean for the Global Study Away program at Wake Forest.
The program will lease the space from the American Council on Education, which owns the building, and will be the first university tenants, said Jennifer Richwine, executive director of the WAKE Washington Center. Beyond the undergraduate internship program, the center will also host alumni and networking events.
June 19, 2017 | The Wall Street Journal
To court a generation of M.B.A. skeptics, business schools are creating narrowly tailored degree programs designed to help young professionals hone their skills for specific industries and job functions.
“Students want a deeper expertise in specific business disciplines if they’re pursuing a graduate degree,” said Charles Iacovou, dean of the business school at Wake Forest University, which discontinued its traditional two-year M.B.A. program in 2014 and concentrated its resources around the school’s part-time M.B.A. offerings and its three specialized master’s programs.
June 19, 2017 | Pulitzer Center
“Weaving Connections” represents a blending of RJ Reynolds High School students’ short films into one documentary that presents the research and process explored by the students in a program led by artist-educator Diana Green and co-facilitator Stan Wright, an MFA candidate in the documentary filmmaking program at Wake Forest University.
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