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Welcome to Wake Forest

From Martha Allman, director of undergraduate admissions.

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Mother, So Dear

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Brandi Bugg is a conscientious senior double majoring in Political Science and Sociology.

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Just the Facts

Get the facts about Wake Forest, including info on the SAT, financial aid, housing, the student body, student-faculty ratio, majors and minors and more.

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Steve Reinemund, dean of the Wake Forest Schools of Business, introduces Indra Nooyi (center), the chairman and CEO of Pepsico, and CNBC journalist Maria Bartiromo.

Speakers, Lectures

To augment learning and discovery in the classroom, Wake Forest brings some of the world's leading thinkers to campus to enrich discussion and debate about key issues of our time. Speakers include leading scholars, authors, business people, civil servants and government officials, as well as activists and religious leaders.

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  • Voices of Our Time
    An exploration of local, national and global issues through challenging discussions and public question-and-answer sessions. Upcoming speakers include Graham Allison, Harvard University Professor of Government and Dean of the Kennedy School of Government, and Thomas Friedman, author of "The World Is Flat."

  • Schools of Business Lecture Series
    Meet and learn from top business and government leaders to discuss issues of national and international importance.
  • Phyllis Trible Lecture Series
    An annual event, sponsored by the School of Divinity, that brings together a wide range of academics, clergy and laypersons interested in feminist theology.
  • Library Lecture Series
    Features talks and discussion by Wake Forest faculty and others.

Recent Speakers

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Teddy Aronson

“Pro Humanitate is not just the University's motto, it's our way of living. At Wake Forest, we use our knowledge and experience as a way to help make the world a better place. ”

— Teddy Aronson ('11)