- Jim Curran
received funding from the National Institutes of Health for his proposal, “AREA: Translational Roles of the Ribosomal E Site.”
- Gloria Muday
received funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for her proposal, “Dynamics of Auxin Transport Protein Localization and Gravitropism.”
- Rebecca Alexander
received funding from the National Science Foundation for her proposal, “CAREER: Dissecting Domain-Domain Communication in Methionyl-tRNA Synthetase.”
- Willie Hinze
received funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for his proposal, “Surfactant Mediated Extractive Preconcentration of Nanomaterials.”
- Mary Dalton
has been elected to the board of directors of the University Film and Video Association.
- Errin Fulp
received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy and Greatwall Systems for his proposal, “Integrated Scalable Parallel Firewall and Intrusion Detection System for High-Speed Networks.”
Computer Science and Physics
- Jacque Fetrow
received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Wake Forest University Health Sciences for her proposal, “Wake Forest University Older Americans Independence Center, Molecular Science Resource Center.”
- Leah McCoy
received funding from the National Science Foundation for her proposal, “WINS: Wake Innovative Noyce Scholars.”
Health and Exercise Science
- Tony Marsh and Walter Rejeski
received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Wake Forest University Health Sciences for their proposal, “Co-Core Leader for Clinical Research in Pepper Center.”
- Dan Locklair
had his “Glory and Peace” performed at the 2009 National Conference of the Anglican Association of Musicians and movements from “Rubrics” were performed at Washington National Cathedral for Independence Day. His chamber work, “…the moon commands…” was performed at St. Hilda’s College in Oxford, England, and “In Mystery and Wonder” at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.
- Jed Macosko
received funding from the National Institutes of Health for his proposal, “Better, Faster Live-Cell Imaging: Motion-Enhanced DIC (MEDIC) with Flourescence.”
- John Dinan
co-published a book, “American State Constitutional Tradition,” which was re-released in paperback with a new foreword.
- Luis Roniger
presented a paper, “The State of the Art in Exile Studies,” at the international workshop on History and Memory of Latin American Political Exiles at Universidad Federal Fluminense in Niterói, Brazil, and a paper, “Transnational Politics in Central America,” at the International Political Science Association XXI World Congress in Santiago de Chile, where he also served as a discussant in two panels. He organized and was co-chair of two panels on Political Exile and Diasporas and presented a paper, “Latin American Political Exiles and Their Exposure to Alternative Models of Development,” at the Latin American Studies Association World Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Helga Welsh
had a paper, “Higher Education Reform in Germany: Advocacy and Discourse,” published in Issue 90 Vol. 27 No. 1 of German Politics and Society (Spring 2009).
- Terry Blumenthal
co-published papers appearing in Psychophysiology, Biological Psychology, and Personality and Individual Differences. He began a three-year term on the editorial board of the International Journal of Psychophysiology.
- Rhon Manigault-Bryant
received funding from the Ford Foundation for her proposal, “Ah Tulk to de Dead all de Time.”
School of Medicine
- Rick Henderson,
an electrophysiologist, has been named an assistant professor of cardiology.
- Andrew Koman,
orthopaedic surgery, received an honorary degree from the University of Athens in Greece.
- Mark Lively,
biochemistry, is president of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
- Mariana Murea
has been named a clinical instructor in internal medicine-nephrology.