Kathryn Webster listens to her computer spit out a rapid-fire stream of numbers and symbols in a metallic voice. To the average person, the computer is speaking robotic gibberish. To Webster, an aspiring mathematician who also happens to be blind, the computer is describing a statistics problem. Despite losing her vision three years ago due […]
Media Advisory: Evening the odds WFU faculty finds technology to help blind student see math clearly
October 21st, 2014 | Media Advisory
Despite losing her vision three years ago, Kathryn Webster entered Wake Forest last fall with the goal of pursuing a dual degree in mathematics and business. Faculty and staff found a novel suite of technologies to help her see math clearly.
Wake Forest University Law and School of Medicine Public Health Sciences Professor Mark Hall has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a subset of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.
Media Advisory: School of Divinity receives American Association for the Advancement of Science Grant
October 17th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity has received one of 10 grants awarded to theological schools by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)’s “Science for Seminaries” program. The project, “Moving Science to the Forefront of Theological Education,” will enhance the school’s leading interdisciplinary Master of Divinity curriculum by integrating science into three […]
October 15th, 2014 | Media Advisory
Who: Wake Forest students will host more than 1,000 Winston-Salem area children from local agencies for Halloween fun (2013 Flickr gallery). This year’s festival will have a “Space Jam” theme based on the popular Looney Tunes film featuring Michael Jordan. What: Wake Forest students dressed in Halloween costumes will escort the children around campus to collect candy, […]
October 14th, 2014 | Media Advisory
President Nathan Hatch has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy and American institutions, and the humanities, […]
Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research.
More than 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Wake Forest, universities across the country are making headlines related to race and identity. At a time when Wake Forest has a more diverse study body than ever, the campus community is addressing these challenges together.
The new program provides opportunities for law students interested in criminal justice careers to research law enforcement through scholarly engagement, real world experiences and alumni mentoring.
October 9th, 2014 | Media Advisory
N.C. likely to be one of the top half-dozen senate races attracting attention on election night: Congressional elections are generally decided by candidates’ success regarding money, mobilization and messaging, according to politics professor John Dinan, and this is likely to be a good guide to the N.C. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and […]