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School of Law names new associate dean for international affairs and new director of international programs

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A partnership to nurture startups

The old Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club building in eastern Winston-Salem that long fostered the growth of children now has new life as a place for nurturing businesses. Continue reading »

Jay Shively

Veteran admissions professional Jay Shively to head admissions and financial aid

A veteran admissions professional is bringing his experience to the Wake Forest University School of Law as new assistant dean for Admissions and Financial Aid. Continue reading »

Melanie Nutt

Admissions Director Melanie Nutt retires after more than 40 years

Melanie Nutt says it took her a long time to figure out why God put her on earth. She believes now that it was to work with students. Specifically Wake Forest law students. Continue reading »

Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Suzanne Reynolds named Distinguished Alumnae by Meredith College

Meredith’s Alumnae Awards are given annually during Alumnae Reunion Weekend. These awards represent the finest in our tradition and, certainly, the foundation upon which our future is built. Continue reading »

Critics target N.C. bill limiting DAs evidence risk

RALEIGH, N.C. — More people will be wrongly convicted if lawmakers decide to ease the pressure on prosecutors to collect and disclose crucial investigative details, critics said Monday. Continue reading »

Elder Law Clinic hosts free ‘Women and Aging’ program on Tuesday, March 22

As women age, they face economic insecurity at a higher rate than older men, with a poverty rate almost twice as high.  This disparity is linked to women’s role as caregiver and the differences in income between men and women.  Women perform the primary caregiver role, providing 80 percent of informal long-term care services for family services.  Because they are more like to leave the work force to care for family members, their retirement income is lower than men.  In addition women live longer and therefore, are more likely to have some form of dementia and/or need nursing home care.  Continue reading »

The Beverly Hillbillies and racial justice

I was a little nervous the first time I went to see Darryl Hunt in the county jail in 1984. Here was this black guy charged with the most horrible murder in recent memory, right in downtown Winston-Salem, not far from my apartment in the West End. Continue reading »

Easing transition to higher education

Omari Simmons went to high school in rural Delaware with a lot of smart kids.

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National Jurist, preLaw magazines name Wake Forest among best law schools for public interest

The National Jurist and preLaw magazines have named Wake Forest among the nation’s best law schools for public interest. Continue reading »