Wake Forest University will name a new residence hall after poet, actress, author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou. Angelou taught generations of Wake Forest students as Reynolds Professor of American Studies at the University from 1982 until her death in 2014.
The next imaginative idea to benefit consumers, patients, or healthcare professionals might be born in the creative concepts presented at the Fourth Annual Retail & Health Innovation Challenge, hosted by Wake Forest University School of Business and its Center for Retail Innovation. This year, Wake Forest School of Business teams took two of the top four spots as selected by the industry experts.
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About the University
Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.
— The Schools —
At the core of the University, educating global leaders with tradition and innovation in the liberal arts.
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.