In “Accessing Information in the 21st Century,” an instruction librarian incorporates Google Glass into class as a catalyst to research, discuss and explore information-related themes, such as privacy and social responsibility.
Wake Forest University School of Business is refocusing how its MBA program is delivered based on the changing needs of the market. School leaders decided that the best value for Wake Forest’s employer partners and students are programs that focus on professional development without interrupting careers.
Media Advisory: Evening the odds WFU faculty finds technology to help blind student see math clearly
October 21st, 2014 | Media Advisory
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 […]
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.