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Harkes’ goal sends WFU to national championship game

Ian Harkes netted a breakaway goal in the 103rd minute to lift second-ranked Wake Forest men's soccer to a 2-1 victory in double overtime over Denver on Friday night to move on to the national championship game on Sunday in Houston.

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Mobile food pantry grows out of class project

In co-founding New Communion Mobile Market and Pantry, third-year Master of Divinity student Monica Banks channeled her passion for food justice to bring a class project from a hypothetical to reality.

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New WFU residence hall named for Maya Angelou

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.

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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 —
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.