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  • OMG moment affects GPAs

    When chemistry professor Angela King realized how much students' expectations for a class impact their learning, she turned to a pop culture phenomenon for innovative teaching ideas.

  • Celebrating Maya Angelou’s legacy

    Wake Forest and the Winston-Salem community celebrated the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. The celebration was inspired by a Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies class project.

  • Founders’ Day marks 181 years

    The Wake Forest community commemorated 181 years since the University’s founding at Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 19. The celebration recognizes student leaders and honors faculty for teaching, research and service.

  • President Nathan Hatch: Historian

    Not every college president has written a book that is required reading for students across the country a quarter century after its publication like President Nathan Hatch’s “The Democratization of American Christianity.”

  • Flipping for physics

    Don’t shake it off. Shake it up. After seven years as chief information officer, professor Rick Matthews found flipping his introductory physics course inspired first-year students and his popular teaching style in new ways.

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  • WFU hosts first of three conferences on Meiji Restoration

    On January 30-31, Wake Forest University hosted “The Civil Wars of Japan’s Meiji Restoration & National Reconciliation: Global Historical Perspectives” the initial conference in a multiyear, tri-continental (North America, Europe and Asia) project to facilitate international and interdisciplinary discussions in advance of the 150-year commemoration of Japan’s Meiji Restoration. The 1868 Meiji Restoration was a […]

  • Campus memorial service for Clayton Lane Bruntjen

    A campus memorial service for Clayton Lane Bruntjen, a Wake Forest junior, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.in Wait Chapel. A Wake Forest junior, Clayton died unexpectedly at his off-campus residence on Feb. 5.  A funeral service was held in Illinois earlier this month.

  • Naming rights to Kevin Cox’s famous (and very busy) snow phone

     A message from the Wake Forest Fund Like Punxsutawney Phil, the Wake Forest world anxiously waits for one man to rise on a snowy winter’s morn, poke his head out from wherever he lives and let us know whether we can sleep in or not. The very phone from which dreams are crushed or snow […]

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