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Wake Forest University Community to Pack Meals on Thursday for Hungry Children in Forsyth County

By Staff   A group of Wake Forest University students and volunteers will pack 600 meals on Thursday, Nov. 20, for children who attend public schools in Forsyth County. The Forsyth Backpack Program, the WFU Resident Student Association and Delta Zeta will host a meal packing event at 7 p.m. […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest to Face Albany in 2014 NCAA Championships

By Josh Gresh, Wake Forest Athletic Communications   The 2014 ACC Field Hockey Champion, and No. 11-ranked Wake Forest field hockey team will face the American East Champion, No. 14 Albany in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Field Hockey tournament on Saturday, November 15, at 2 p.m. in […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Professor’s Research Shows Hungry Bats Compete for Prey by Jamming Sonar

By Staff   In their nightly forays, bats hunting for insects compete with as many as one million hungry roost-mates. A study published this week in Science shows that Mexican free-tailed bats jam the sonar of competitors to gain advantage in aerial foraging contests. The research was conducted by Aaron […]

by · November 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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“Mr. Wake Forest” Ed Wilson Receives N.C. Humanities Council Top Honor

By Staff On Thursday, Oct. 30,on the campus of Wake Forest University, Ed Wilson, Professor Emeritus of English and Provost Emeritus of Wake Forest University, received the North Carolina Humanities Council’s highest honor, the John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. The Caldwell Award recognizes Wilson’s lifelong achievements as an […]

Wake Forest University Hones its Focus for Changing MBA Market

Wake Forest University Hones its Focus for Changing MBA Market

By Staff Wake Forest University School of Business is refocusing how its MBA program is delivered based on the changing needs of the market. School leaders decided that the best value for MBA employer partners and students are programs that focus on professional development without interrupting careers. To allow Wake […]

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WFU President Inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

By Staff President Nathan Hatch has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global […]

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Wake Forest Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan named 1st Assistant Dean for Academic Engagement

By Staff   Wake Forest Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan has been named the law school’s first assistant dean for academic engagement. “Professor Coan stays on top of the literature about the best teaching and best learning techniques in legal education,” says Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77). “This new position […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Creates New Way For Students To Report Bias

By Staff In an article posted yesterday, WFDD’s Keri Brown reported that Wake Forest university has recently implemented a system to report bias incidents on campus. This is an effort to adress critisisms and complaints from some students regarding theri treatment by campus police regarding claims of discrimination. As reported […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Law to host the “One Man Play: Clarence Darrow” on Sept. 25

By Staff   John Robinson, a retired Winston-Salem teacher, will perform stories of Clarence Darrow’s struggles and triumphs as a Chicago lawyer in a one-man play at Wake Forest Law. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, followed […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Fossil with Lips Like Mick Jagger Found by WFU Anthropologist

By Staff   Ellen Miller didn’t hesitate to pay homage to a rock-and-roll legend when it came time to name a new fossil she surmised had large, sensitive lips. “I like the Rolling Stones,” she said with a big smile. “I’m a huge Stones fan.” That’s why a swamp-dwelling creature […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest