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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 […]

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For 2015 Grads, It’s a Buyers’ Market

By Staff While student debt continues to be a major concern for college students, their parents, and the overall economy there is some good news through the gloom.  The job market continues to improve for college graduates. Employer surveys by the National Association of Colleges and Employers and the Career […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Wake Forest
Urban Death Project Brings Natural Human Remains Decomposition to Wake Forest Law Class

Urban Death Project Brings Natural Human Remains Decomposition to Wake Forest Law Class

By Staff Wake Forest Law Professor Tanya Marsh’s Funeral and Cemetery Law class is working to help bring the natural process of human remains decomposition to your state. As the first and only course of its kind at an American law school, Marsh’s course is already an innovation. By collaborating […]

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Wake Forest Law Student with Nepal Connections Recommends Relief Organizations

By Staff The earthquakes in Nepal are tragic on many levels, most obviously in the sheer number of people who have lost their lives and the many more who have lost their homes, says Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, United Nations Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment. […]

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Wake Forest Researchers Discover New Way to Assess Stress

By Staff Stress. Life’s trauma, physical or non-physical, can cause a flight-or-fight, or a freeze, stress response. Most experience it. Some are crippled by it. So how can stress, the body’s responses to what life throws at us, be assessed?

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Wake Forest Students Lead Relief Effort for Nepal

By Staff Despite finals looming, Wake Forest students have banned together to raise awareness and funds for the earthquake that devastated Nepal on April 25. For more than 10 years, Wake Forest students have studied in Nepal with Associate Professor of Anthropology Steve Folmar through the five-week Summer Program in […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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