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Wake Forest Recognizes Ace Entrepreneurs

By Staff Wake Forest’s Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship honored the University’s outstanding entrepreneurs. Provost Rogan Kersh presented 2003 graduate Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of CollegeHumor, a popular comedy brand/website, and the video sharing site, Vimeo, with the 2016 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award. Van Veen started CollegeHumor.com in the […]

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Wake Forest Debate Team Wins Second ACC Championship

By Staff The Wake Forest debate team brought home the ACC Debate Championship for the second year in a row. The championship was held at the University of North Carolina April 15-17. The Wake Forest debaters, freshman Adam Tomasi and junior English major Jack Manchester, were undefeated, winning over University […]

by · April 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Student-Athletes to Participate in Concussion Study

By Office of Communications and External Relations Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and student-athletes and trainers from all men’s and women’s teams at Wake Forest University will be contributing to the largest-ever study of concussion in sport. The NCAA-Department of Defense Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium […]

by · April 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Statement on HB2

By Staff Wake Forest University issued the following statement regarding House Bill 2, legislation recently enacted by the North Carolina legislature: “Wake Forest University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion remains unwavering and our non-discrimination statement includes protection for gender identity and sexual orientation. The new law does not apply to […]

by · March 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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‘Glee’ Star Lauren Potter to Speak on Disability Rights and Inclusion

By Staff “Glee” star Lauren Potter will speak about disability rights and inclusion at Wake Forest on Friday, March 18 at 5:30pm. on Hearn Plaza. Her talk will start the University’s Best Buddies Friendship Walk. Both the talk and the Best Buddies walk are free and open to the public. […]

by · March 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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98% of 2015 WFU Grads Employed or in Grad School, New Data Shows

By Staff New First Destination data collected by the Office of Personal and Career Development show that 98 percent of the Wake Forest undergraduate class of 2015 are either employed or in graduate school (based on 90 percent knowledge rate). First Destination data, information collected on students up to six […]

by · February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Terrence J to speak at Wake Forest University

By Staff Three-time Emmy nominee Terrence “J” Jenkins will visit Wake Forest University to discuss his experiences on his path to a successful career as a journalist, author, and entertainer on Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. Part of the Journey to Success Speaker Series, his address is free and open to […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Baptist Researchers Find Link Between Obesity and Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients

By Staff Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced, Monday, that they have found an association between obesity and the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents. While obesity is a well-established risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults, previous studies in pediatric populations […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
3rd Shift… Steps Toward Peace- A Living Vigil… #Prayers4Paris

3rd Shift… Steps Toward Peace- A Living Vigil… #Prayers4Paris

By Chad Nance “Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance […]

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$18 Million Pledged to Advance Equity Through Research on Women and Girls of Color

By Staff Friday Wake Forest University joined a group of two dozen colleges, universities and public interest organizations that have collectively announced $18 million in commitments to support and improve academic research about women and girls of color. The announcement came during a daylong summit on Advancing Equity for Women […]

by · November 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest