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Orange is the New Black’s Laverne Cox to Speak at WFU

By Staff   LGBTQ advocate, television producer, and Emmy nominated Actress Laverne Cox, best known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix television series “Orange is the New Black”, will lecture at Wake Forest University on Monday, Oct. 5 in Wait Chapel at 7pm. The event will be […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest

Wake Forest Law Graduates Top Overall North Carolina Bar Exam Passage Rate

By Staff Wake Forest Law graduates had the highest overall bar passage rate (which includes repeaters) at 83% among North Carolina law schools for the North Carolina bar exam in July 2015. That’s compared with a state overall passage rate of 58%, according to the North Carolina Board of Law […]

by · September 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest

Venture Innovation Café™ at 525@vine to Spotlight Support Available to Winston-Salem’s Small Businesses

By Staff On September 17th, small business owners and those who are planning to start one have an opportunity to learn about the wide range of support available to current and prospective small-business owners in Winston-Salem at the Venture Innovation Café™. This free event, which will run from 10:30am to 8pm, is […]

by · September 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Education, Forsyth Tech, Wake Forest
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WFU VP Appears before Congressional Committee about Sexual Assault – Video

By Staff Thursday morning, Wake Forest University’s Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue was one of four panelists who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce Training about “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses”. In addition to her role […]

by · September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest

WFU Hosts Panel on the Confederate Flag & Featuring Activists who Removed Flag from SC Capitol & Co-Founder of #BlackLivesMatter Movement

By Staff   The Pro Humanitate Institute at Wake Forest University will host a panel discussion called “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism” on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 6-7pm in Wait Chapel. The panel will include: Katon Dawson – Dawson was first elected Chairman of the South Carolina […]

by · August 24, 2015 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest

Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest Hits Half-Billion Dollar Mark

By Staff   Two years earlier than projected, Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest has reached the half-billion dollar mark in total campaign commitments and is more than 83 percent toward its Reynolda Campus goal. As of June 30, 2015, Wake Forest has raised more than $503 million of […]

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Professor Timothy Davis Named WFU Law’s Newest Academic Dean

By Staff   Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Timothy Davis will serve as Wake Forest Law’s newest Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is the first African-American to serve in this role at the law school. “Soon after Tim arrived in 1998, the whole community knew to […]

by · June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
WFU Students Place in Top Five for Fresh Water Savings

WFU Students Place in Top Five for Fresh Water Savings

By Staff Out of a field of 125 colleges and universities, Wake Forest students placed in the top five in fresh water savings for the second year in a row during the 2015 Campus Conservation Nationals competition. Campus Conservation Nationals is a nationwide, three-week effort among institutions of higher learning […]

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Wake Forest University Names New School of Law Dean

By Staff Suzanne Reynolds will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law, effective July 1. Reynolds, who joined the Wake Forest law faculty in 1981, has served as interim dean for the past year. She is the first woman to head the law school. Widely […]

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“First Brunch, Then Yawning Uncertainty” – WFU’s 2015 Commencement

  By Chad Nance Photos by Michael A. Wiseman   Wake Forest University’s 2015 commencement contained little of the noisy clamor of 2014’s event, headlined by a recently fired from the New York Times Jill Abramson. In it’s place was a quieter and more joyful tone set by comedian Stephen […]