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  • Michele Gillespie named Dean of the College

    Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College. She will begin serving as dean July 1.

  • Why business?

    Students in Jim Otteson's class develop a framework for understanding an individual’s purpose, a firm’s purpose and an industry’s purpose in supporting a humane and just society.

  • 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.

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  • Iconic buildings in Winston-Salem to shine light on autism

    ABC of NC Child Development Center in partnership with Autism Speaks, and local corporate and civic partners will “Light It Up Blue” during the month of April in commemoration of Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. Throughout the month of April, many of Winston-Salem’s most iconic buildings (and iconic buildings […]

  • Proposals funded in CNS, CSC, HES, HST, and PHY

    Congratulations to Philip Clarke, assistant professor of counseling, whose proposal entitled “Care Train Project” has been funded by the Wake Forest University Health Sciences. Congratulations to Robert Hellyer, associate professor of history, whose proposal entitled “The Civil Wars of Japan’s Meiji Restoration and National Reconciliation Global Historical Perspectives” has been funded by the Japan Foundation. […]

  • Historian Ed Hendricks was part of Wake Forest history

    By Kerry King, Wake Forest Magazine Much of J. Edwin Hendricks’ life story can be gleaned from the last four digitals of his home telephone number: 1834. It seems fitting that those four numbers – the year of Wake Forest’s founding – belonged to a historian who loved Wake Forest’s history and who was one […]

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