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In Memoriam: Wallace Jackson

In Memoriam: Wallace Jackson
May 19, 2020

The Wake Forest community is mourning the loss of Deacon Dining Employee Wallace Jackson, who passed away unexpectedly on May 8. Jackson, who was born in Winston-Salem on Dec. 7, 1956, served in the U.S....

Changes to Wake Forest Graduate School of Business Spring Admissions

Changes to Wake Forest Graduate School of Business Spring Admissions
May 19, 2020

For many at Wake Forest, the university's Graduate School of Business is a viable option for continuing their education. Something that makes this more feasible for students is the Accelerated Masters...

A Conversation with AD John Currie on the Future of Wake Forest Men’s Basketball

A Conversation with AD John Currie on the Future of Wake Forest Men’s Basketball
May 8, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6fZZvvN19s&t=1s Earlier this week, Sports Editors Ben Conroy and Will Zimmerman sat down with Athletic Director John Currie for a Zoom conversation surrounding...

How to Lose Half of Your Senior Spring Without Losing Your Mind

How to Lose Half of Your Senior Spring Without Losing Your Mind
April 28, 2020

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Or, does it?  For the past 10 years, Associate Professor of Psychology Eranda Jayawickreme has studied the question of whether going through adversity can...

What This Semester Means for the Future of Online Learning

What This Semester Means for the Future of Online Learning
April 28, 2020

For the past several weeks, students and professors have been forced into a position they did not sign up for — remote learning.  Lectures have become Zoom calls, discussions are waged in online forums...

IFC Launches Fund to Support COVID-19 Response

IFC Launches Fund to Support COVID-19 Response
April 28, 2020

Demonstrating the spirit of Pro Humanitate in the midst of a pandemic, the Interfraternity Council (IFC) established the Greeks Answering the Call of Pro Humanitate Fund to collect donations for COVID-19...

Head Basketball Coach Danny Manning Ousted

Mar 1, 2016; Durham, NC, USA; Wake Forest Demon Deacons head coach Danny Manning gives instructions to his players in their game against the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Dolejs-USA TODAY Sports
April 28, 2020

Danny Manning’s six years as head coach of the Wake Forest Men’s Basketball team came to an end on Saturday, 45 days after Wake Forest lost to Pittsburgh in the opening round of the ACC tournament.  "After...

COVID-19 Financial Fallout Leads to Sweeping University Budget Changes

COVID-19 Financial Fallout Leads to Sweeping University Budget Changes
April 28, 2020

On April 8, university administrators sent an email to faculty and staff announcing a series of budgetary changes in response to the economic fallout caused by the COVID-19.  “Emerging fiscal realities...

Sociology Professor Discusses Concerns Surrounding 2020 Census

Sociology Professor Discusses Concerns Surrounding 2020 Census
April 28, 2020

Catherine Harnois is a sociology professor whose research focuses on gender and other social inequalities. She was recently quoted in a New York Times article titled“The Census Needs to Count Women....

Hannah Scanlon named 2020 Barry S. Goldwater Scholar

Wake Forest students show the results of their research projects during Undergraduate Research Day in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library on Friday, September 28, 2018.  Hannah Scanlon talks about music volunteering in Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands.
April 28, 2020

Hannah Scanlon is a junior majoring in applied mathematics. She has a passion for her research and for her extracurriculars, which led to her most recent award. Scanlon was named a 2020 Barry S. Goldwater...

National Recreation Movement Emphasizes Physical Wellbeing During Pandemic

National Recreation Movement Emphasizes Physical Wellbeing During Pandemic
April 28, 2020

Although students are socially distanced, they can continue to improve personal physical wellbeing. In fact, now is a time to prioritize health, wellness and fitness more than ever before. With initiatives...

From Wuhan to Winston-Salem – Experiencing a Pandemic Twice

Cheng Zhuo (’20) — “When I [used to] introduced myself to people, they paid attention to my name. Now, all they hear is that I am from Wuhan.”
April 24, 2020

I first met Cheng Zhuo in 2015. His name appeared when the university housing portal informed me that he was to be my first-year roommate in the basement of Johnson. As we shared the basic details of our...

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