A gold miner in Peru

Scientists study mercury poisoning in Peruvian forest on pope’s itinerary

January 12, 2018  |   Faculty, Research, Sustainability, Top Stories

Pope Francis’ visit to Peru on Jan. 15-22 takes him to the epicenter of the country’s informal and often illegal gold mining industry – the subject of groundbreaking environmental research by Wake Forest University scientists.

Margot Lee Shetterly

‘Hidden Figures’ author Margot Shetterly to speak at Wake Forest

January 9, 2018  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

Margot Lee Shetterly, author of “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race,” will speak at Wake Forest University on Monday, February 5 at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

Michael Eric Dyson

MLK Day: Michael Eric Dyson to speak at Wake Forest University

January 5, 2018  |   Events, Speakers, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

On Monday, Jan. 22, Michael Eric Dyson will present the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote speech at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

Two colleagues work on a project using a laptop.

Women can (and should) seek male mentors in the post-#MeToo workplace

January 3, 2018  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Top Stories

In the post-#MeToo workplace, women may feel reluctant or uncomfortable about initiating a mentoring relationship with a male colleague.

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Wake Forest a top value among private schools

December 22, 2017  |   Admissions, Student, Top Stories

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked Wake Forest University 25th on its 2018 list of the 100 best values in private universities.

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