Wake Forest has been at the forefront of transforming the traditional, outdated concept of “career services” into a holistic, four-year approach to personal and career development. Now Andy Chan, the vice president for personal and career development, is building upon the success of our students to help colleges and universities nationwide do the same.
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.
Wake Forest and Forsyth Tech work to bring novel e-learning tool to Biology 101
Developed by WFU researchers, BioBook turns lengthy, complex topics into small, manageable chunks of knowledge that can be changed as educators see fit. Within three years, BioBook (about $30) is expected to replace paper textbooks ($200+) for students taking general biology at Wake Forest and Forsyth Technical Community College.
How job shadowing builds confidence and competence
When Rahel Tafese spent a day job shadowing a sales representative for BioRx, she learned about treatments for immune deficiency, but more important, she made connections that will help her as she figures out her career path. Forty alumni offered an insider’s view of their work to current students as part of the new program.
Exhibition includes works by students from many disciplines
Student artists spent hours in the studios in Scales Fine Arts Center, creating pieces this semester. Thirty-four of these works will be on display through May 20 as part of the Student Art Exhibition in the Hanes Gallery.
Wake Forest student heads to Brazil as Pulitzer foreign correspondent
The 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro is just over one year away. But while fan excitement builds, 170,000 Brazilians may be relocated from their homes. It's a story filmmaker Jawad Wahabzada will be covering as a fellow with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
WFU School of Business professor finds neuroscience provides insights into the brains of complex and adaptive leaders
Wake Forest's Sean Hannah and a team of researchers have found measuring activity in the prefrontal cortex of the brain can help assess that person’s potential for leadership -- which could have a big impact on how future leaders are tested and trained.
2013 graduate earns Wake Forest diploma 100 years after great grandfather - May. 19th, 2013
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