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Wake Forest Celebrates Dedication of Maya Angelou Hall


On Friday, Feb. 17, Wake Forest held a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Maya Angelou Hall, a residence hall named for poet, author, professor and civil rights activist Maya Angelou.
20-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Campus Life VP Penny Rue to Lead National Student Affairs Organization


Wake Forest University Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue has been chosen for the most distinguished volunteer leadership role in her field – Board Chair-elect of NASPA, the leading association for student affairs professionals.
8-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wake Forest University Names Former EPA Official to Lead Graduate Programs in Sustainability


Wake Forest University has appointed alumnus and former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official Stan Meiburg (’75) as director of graduate programs in sustainability. Meiburg served as Acting Deputy Administrator for the EPA from 2014 to...
2-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WFU Taps NSF’s Olga Pierrakos as Founding Engineering Chair


Wake Forest University has appointed Olga Pierrakos as founding chair of the Department of Engineering, one of Wake Downtown’s new anchoring academic programs, which will begin offering classes this fall.
24-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Gender Diversity in STEM: ‘Let’s Change the World Together’


Universities across the U.S. have developed programs to attract women and under-represented minorities to the STEM disciplines. So why aren’t such efforts translating into more of these students majoring in science, technology, engineering and...
24-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Religious Involvement Lessens Likelihood of Owning a Handgun


Americans who are more involved in religious congregations are less likely to own handguns, according to a new study by Wake Forest University sociologist David Yamane.
17-Jan-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dr. Anthony Atala Named 2016 Innovator of the Year


Dr. Anthony Atala, leader of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), has been named 2016 Innovator of the Year by R&D Magazine and received a Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Award in life sciences for his efforts to...
22-Dec-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wake Forest Military Family of Six to be Honorary Guests at the Military Bowl

Wake Forest junior Katie Krivda and her family will be cheering on the Demon Deacons at the Military Bowl on Dec. 27. All six members of the family (including two sets of twins) are either retired military, in military service or preparing to serve...
21-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Experts Available: Refugees Seek Citizenship and Community

As state and federal lawyers argue over President Donald Trump's travel and refugee ban, Wake Forest University experts are available to discuss a wide range of social and political issues facing families seeking U.S. citizenship.
13-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

Under Threat of NCAA Championship Pullouts, HB2 Effects Compound


9-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

Keeping Post-Election Peace at Holiday Gatherings


17-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST

Covering the Clinton campaign rally in NC? Wake Forest politics experts available


25-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Will Trump Tweet Defeat?


20-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

Round Two: Wake Forest Debate Expert Available

7-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

Is Winning Women Voters a Lost Cause for Trump? WFU Expert Weighs In


5-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Tactics, Tantrums, Train Wrecks? Presidential Debate Insights From Wake Forest University Experts

21-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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