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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

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
Updated: Power Outage Takes out Half of WFU Campus

Updated: Power Outage Takes out Half of WFU Campus

By Staff According to campus authorities Wake Forest’s Reynolda Campus has experienced a major power outage today and more than half of the campus buildings in the central and north sections of campus are affected. Crews are working on site to identify the cause of the problem and restore power […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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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