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WFU Historian Featured on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Program on TLC

WFU Historian Featured on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Program on TLC

By Staff   John Ruddiman, assistant professor of history at Wake Forest University, will appear in the April 19 episode of the TLC program “Who Do you Think You Are?” The show gives celebrities a chance to dig into their roots and learn more about their family history. According to […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Professor Melissa Harris-Perry to Emcee Maya Angelou’s Stamp Dedication Ceremony

By Staff   Wake Forest University faculty, staff and alumni will be among those present for the dedication ceremony of the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Apr. 7. They include: Melissa Harris-Perry, Presidential Endowed Chair in Politics and International Affairs, Executive Director of Wake Forest’s Pro […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Names Michele Gillespie Dean of the College

By Staff   Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College, with academic oversight for the undergraduate school of arts and sciences. Gillespie will begin serving as dean July 1. Gillespie joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1999. She was […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson to Speak at WFU

By Staff   Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and current President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice will speak at Wake Forest as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time speaker series. Robinson served as President of Ireland from […]

by · March 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Stephen Colbert to Deliver WFU’s 2015 Commencement Address

By WFU Staff   Stephen Colbert is a best-selling author, writer, comedian, former presidential candidate and television personality. He is most widely known as the host and executive producer of Comedy Central’s acclaimed series, “The Colbert Report,” which audiences and critics alike hailed as one of the top comedy shows […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU to Host Panel Discussion on Islamophobia

By Staff   With headlines out of the Middle East displaying some new and terrible barbarity every day and American politicians cynically using them to put fear into their people and score political points, it is difficult for the average person to determine what is true and what is simply […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Scholarship Opportunity Available for Adults & High School Seniors

By Staff In keeping with its mission to help individuals achieve financial wellness throughout all stages of life, The Center for Smart Financial Choices (CFSFC) announced its second set of scholarship opportunities for current or rising college students. The scholarships offer not only financial assistance, but include a financial education […]

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Entrepreneur Nancy Lublin to Speak at Wake Forest

By Staff     DoSomething.org CEO and founder of Dress for Success Nancy Lublin, named one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune magazine, will participate in an open dialogue on leadership with Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch and politics professor Melissa Harris-Perry on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 6 […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Longtime Wake Forest University Chaplain Edgar Christman Passes Away

By Staff   Chaplain Emeritus Edgar D. Christman, who served as chaplain at Wake Forest University for more than 30 years, died on Dec. 24, 2014. He was 85.  A service has been scheduled for Dec. 30 at 11 am. in Wait Chapel. For years, Christman welcomed freshmen to Wake Forest […]

by · December 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WFU Master of Science in Accountancy Students Continue #1 CPA Pass Rate Streak

By Staff   Wake Forest University School of Business students in the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program announced that they have once again achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the Certified Public Accounting exam, among U.S. universities with accounting programs. Wake Forest had the highest […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest