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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 […]


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?