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President Hatch: “Wake Will Lead”

Wake Will Lead extends the momentum of the Wake Will campaign to claim a leadership position in our signature strengths and emerging opportunities.

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Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama at WFU: Every vote counts

Casting that first vote in a presidential election is a rite of passage for most college students. When Jay Buchanan came to Wake Forest, he never imagined the political opportunities he would experience during the anything-but-predictable 2016 election cycle.

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Wake Downtown: Liberal arts education in an innovation ecosystem

From the corner meeting room in Flywheel, Aaron Lazarus ('14, MAM '15) can literally see the past and the future coming together before his eyes in Wake Downtown, where undergraduate students will forge new frontiers in 2017.

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Wake Forest University
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Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University

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 —
Undergraduate College

At the core of the University, educating global leaders with tradition and innovation in the liberal arts.

Graduate School

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.