Jusu recipient of Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

by November 25, 2013
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  Bentrice Jusu (’13), was 1 of 3 national winners of the Samuel Huntington Public Service Award for 2013. This award provides a $15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful Read more »

O’Connell named Rhodes Scholar

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O’Connell is among 32 Americans chosen by the Rhodes Trust on Nov. 23 to study at England’s Oxford University in 2014. He is the 13th Wake Forest student to be named a Rhodes Scholar in the past 27 years. Click here to read more.

Eleven Chosen as Fulbright Scholars for 2013-14

by May 14, 2013

From researching regenerative medicine in Sweden to teaching in Vietnam, 11 Wake Forest students and recent graduates have been awarded Fulbright scholarships to go abroad during the 2013-1014 academic year. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program — the most prestigious international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government — offers opportunities Read more »

Carswell Scholar Alumnus named editor in chief of The Chronicle

by April 19, 2013
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The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc. has named Michael G. Riley (Carswell Scholar, ’81), editorial director of Bloomberg Government, to be its chief executive officer and editor in chief. He succeeds Philip W. Semas, who is retiring after 44 years at The Chronicle, the last 10 as president and editor in Read more »

Chemistry Major Named Goldwater Scholar


Alec Christian, a junior from Salem, Conn., who studies organic chemistry, was recently awarded a Goldwater Scholarship. Christian was selected as one of 271 math, science and engineering students from around the country to receive the award for the 2013-2014 school year. Click here to read more

International Affairs Career Panel

by February 1, 2013

International Career Panel and Networking Event Four Wake alumni, who work in the field of international affairs, will return to campus on February 25.  Their mission is to share advice with students interested in breaking into the field and to form a networking group where alums serve as resources for Read more »

Power in Balance: Brandon Turner (’12)

by August 15, 2012

Guy and Clara Carswell Scholar Brandon Turner (‘12) has learned the purposeful power that comes when a dedication to one’s work and a heart of compassion unite. Click here to read more.

Mentors Guide Students Beyond the Books

by May 9, 2012

Tom Phillips, director of the Wake Forest Scholars Program, has guided many Wake Forest students, as they plan their careers after college and follow their dreams. Click here to read more

Congratulations 2011-2012 Scholar Recipients

by April 18, 2012

RHODES SCHOLARSHIP Brandon Turner, Fontana, CA   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP Claire McLellan, Winchester, VA Elizabeth Moody (PhD ’15), Winston-Salem, NC Jeremy Ward (PhD ’15), Winston-Salem, NC   GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP Claire McLellan (awarded 2011)   TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP J’Taime Lyons (’13), Whitakers, NC   KNOWLES SCIENCE TEACHING FELLOWSHIP Samantha Freiberg (MA Read more »

Lyons Named Truman Scholar

by April 13, 2012
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Wake Forest junior J’Taime Lyons of Whitakers, N.C., is among a distinguished group of undergraduate students nationwide who have been named 2012 Truman Scholars by the Washington-based Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Click here to read the entire article.