Religion professor Derek Hicks and two students Rose O’Brien and Cazandra Rebollar have been named Wake Forest University’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners.
The start of classes marks a historic moment in the life of the University where for the first time medical school and undergraduate student education will occur together under one roof, enhancing closer collaboration and deeper engagement for students and faculty alike.
Wake Downtown classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 10, marking the beginning of an historic era for Wake Forest University as it moves undergraduate courses into Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem.
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— The Schools —
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Training scholars in the liberal arts and sciences and the biomedical sciences.
School of Business
Developing globally relevant business skills and helping students to find their passion.
School of Divinity
An ecumenical and dynamic theological school equipping religious leaders for ministries of justice, reconciliation, and compassion.
School of Law
Modeling engagement and professionalism through academic excellence and a thorough commitment to service.
School of Medicine
Promoting health and well-being by cultivating the discovery, teaching and application of biomedical knowledge.