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WFU to hold 9/11 remembrance events

September 10, 2018   |  Winston-Salem Journal

Wake Forest will hold two 9/11 Remembrance Events to honor and remember those lost in the 9/11 Twin Tower attacks. At 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the BB&T stadium, members of the Wake Forest Military Science Department and the ROTC will climb 2,997 stairs to remember each 9/11 victim. At 12:15 p.m. Wake Forest will hold an interfaith prayer and remembrance service at Davis Chapel on the Reynolda campus.

AP Exclusive: stable costs may shift "Obamacare" politics

September 7, 2018   |  The Washington Post

After several years of large increases in premiums, those covered under the Affordable Care Act will only see slight increases over the next year. Avalere Health and The Associated Press have found that the health insurance marketplaces have begun to stabilize. Mark Hall, a health law and policy expert at Wake Forest University said the moderating market “takes the issue away from Republican candidates” in the midterm elections.

Greensboro attorney, WFU life trustee Jim Williams dies at 78

September 5, 2018   |  Triad Business Journal

Prominent Greensboro attorney Jim Williams, whose service to Wake Forest University earned him the title “life trustee,” died Monday at 78. A first generation college student, he was a 1962 graduate of Wake Forest, where he was a standout tackle on the football team. “Jim Williams embodied the spirit of Wake Forest as well as anyone I know,” said Nathan Hatch, the University’s president. “I will always fondly remember a conversation soon after we met about how he saw his vocation as a lawyer as a moral enterprise. Indeed, his life demonstrated what it is to be a professional for the public good. His service to his family, his alma mater and his community has been exemplary in every respect, and we are grateful for his many contributions.”

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