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Commencement 2015
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Searching for moral superstars

While much national media attention focuses on the moral failures of people in the public spotlight, a team of researchers is searching for moral superstars. A $3.9 million grant will fund The Beacon Project, an initiative to find and define the morally exceptional.

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Arrive and Thrive

On the first day of classes, “Arrive and Thrive” featured dozens of fun and thought-provoking activities designed to inform and inspire the campus community about how to lead healthier, more balanced lives.

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Aquatic hunger games

Wake Forest researchers study how archerfish, known as nature’s sharpshooters, spit water from their mouths to dislodge insects in the mangroves.

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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

A young and dynamic theological school preparing men and women to minister in a rapidly changing world.

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.