A School of Business professor studies how organizations that don’t support family life may end up causing more turnover among employees. The secret might just be to gaining the spouse’s support.
July 11th, 2013 | Media Advisory
High school students who are accepted to attend LENS@Wake, a pre-college sustainability program at Wake Forest University, are given the opportunity to live on campus, study sustainability and apply this knowledge to the community by partnering with organizations throughout Winston-Salem, N.C. Who: Leigh Stanfield, Director of LENS@Wake Forest and Global Campus Programs, together with 38 [...]
July 10th, 2013 | Media Advisory
The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2013 spring semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list.
Summer isn’t necessarily a vacation for Wake Forest students. From late May to early August, The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest, a student-run service organization, maintains full operations, serving 154 meals per week to underserved members of the Winston-Salem community. During the summer, three interns are at the helm of one of Wake Forest’s flagship service organizations.
U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest 13th among national universities with the best undergraduate teaching. But, the nearly magical interaction between professors and bright students is not limited to classroom, studio, stage or laboratory. Many faculty become mentors for students as they explore academic and extracurricular interests.
When Jacqueline Sutherland, a senior political science major and incoming Student Government president, moved to Washington, D.C. this summer to intern for the Fox News weekend program, “America’s News Headquarters,” she never imagined her Wake Forest study abroad experience would translate into a national news story idea and so much more.
Attending the international premiere of “The Great Gatsby” was an incredible opportunity for junior Marshall Shaffer. But the lessons he learned as an intern at the Cannes Film Festival will be helpful wherever his future career takes him.
Students from around the world have been exploring social justice as part of the International Baccalaureate World Student Conference. Wake Forest is the first American university to host the event.
June 28th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University’s Office of Personal and Career Development has named Dr. Katharine Brooks as Executive Director for Personal and Career Development. She joins Wake Forest July 1. Dr. Brooks, a nationally recognized career specialist with more than 20 years experience in higher education, was most recently the liberal arts career services director at The [...]
June 27th, 2013 | Media Advisory
As Independence Day approaches, many Americans are questioning their freedom of speech and expression in light of the National Security Agency (NSA) leaks scandal. Just wait, cautions privacy expert and Wake Forest University communication professor Ananda Mitra. Currently, the U.S. government admits to tracking factual data, such as the destination and length of phone calls [...]