The theatre and counseling departments have partnered, through an IPLACe-funded initiative led by Phil Clarke and Sharon Andrews, so undergraduate theatre students can sharpen their improvisational acting and counseling students can gain realistic counseling experience.
A flying, insect-like robot built and tested by biology graduate student Max Messinger and a team of WFU researchers will give an unprecedented look at Peru’s tropical cloud forest, one of the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems and a key indicator of global climate change.
If you’re taking the SAT and you’re not positive you know the correct answer, do you skip or guess? Previous studies suggest that your strategy may be very different from that of the student sitting next to you. A faculty-student research team in economics is looking for answers.
Biology professor Kathy Kron and the 11 students enrolled in Biology 105: Plants & People met at Reynolda House Museum of American Art to learn firsthand how biology is incorporated in the current exhibition, “Things Wondrous and Humble: American Still Life.”
November 13th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Who and What: Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff volunteers will prepare and deliver 400 traditional Thanksgiving dinners to food-insecure Triad-area residents during Turkeypalooza, an annual event hosted by The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University during the national Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. More than 150 volunteers will cook with locally sourced food and [...]
English professor Sharon Raynor’s students sift through acid-free folders looking at letters that soldiers sent home during the Civil War and World War I and II. Pulling out folders. Reading the words. It’s an experience unlike looking at a digitized copy.
A battle for evolutionary dominance is raging in Arizona between the tiger moth and the echo-locating bat. New research being done by Wake Forest shows the tiger moth currently has the upper hand.
Award-winning poet, author and Civil Rights activist Maya Angelou encouraged a standing-room only crowd to take individual responsibility for creating a community of kindness and respect. The event marked the first 30 days of a yearlong, campus-wide “Dignity and Respect Campaign.”
November 5th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Twenty eye-dazzling quilts and more than 30 items of apparel and dance regalia, made in the traditional style by 20th-century Lakota artisans, are on display at Wake Forest’s Museum of Anthropology and the Delta Arts Center. What: The exhibition combines two independent but related exhibits: “Creating: Quilts and Crafts of the Lakota” is organized by [...]
From discovering how text messages can help build empathy to figuring out how character and personality affect ethical behavior on the job, the Character Project has led to remarkable advances in the study of human nature, values, morals and decision-making. The next step? Sharing what scholars have learned about character with the public.