“Inside out: Wake,” a temporary public art installation, is on display on Wake Forest’s Manchester Plaza through April 4. Students organizing “Inside out: Wake” chose five upperclassmen from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds who also “embody the well-rounded Wake Forest community and…Pro Humanitate ideals.” The faces of the five students chosen are displayed in a 70′ x 10′ [...]
March 25th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Junior physics major Maggie Payne is part of a team studying the relation between the physical structure and electrical properties of organic semiconductor crystals. Led by physicist Oana Jurchescu and supported by the National Science Foundation, the team is contributing to advances in organic semiconductor technology that could lead to video screens that bend like paper and electronics sewn into clothing.
March 25th, 2013 | Mentoring
“Inside out: Wake,” a temporary public art installation, is on display on Wake Forest’s Manchester Plaza through April 4. Students organizing “Inside out: Wake” chose five upperclassmen from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds who also “embody the well-rounded Wake Forest community and…Pro Humanitate ideals.” The faces of the five students chosen are displayed in a 70′ x [...]
The University’s first Latino graduates, Carlos Perez (’65) and Peter Bondy (’67), were honored March 21 during the Celebration of Latino Heritage March 21. The event was part of the ongoing Faces of Courage series.
March 22nd, 2013 | Media Advisory
As the N.C. General Assembly considers compensation for victims of a state-run forced-sterilization program,Wake Forest University will host “Scarred for Life: The Legacy of Forced Sterilization at Home and Abroad,” April 4-5 in Annenberg Auditorium in Carswell Hall on the Reynolda Campus. The conference will examine the history of the eugenics movement and its expression in North Carolina and Central [...]
March 20th, 2013 | Media Advisory
A pair of cases concerning recognition of same-sex marriage that will be before the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26 and 27 have possible implications for North Carolina policies and residents, according to John Dinan, professor of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest. One case involves a challenge to Proposition 8, a 2008 California [...]
March 20th, 2013 | Media Advisory
A few years ago, the idea of 3-D printing a major body organ like a kidney was unthinkable, but now scientists eye North Carolina as a national hub for human organs partly due to regenerative medicine research at Wake Forest University. Medical advances in biotechnology seem to be coming faster than the public can understand [...]
March 20th, 2013 | Student
New tables and chairs, along with board games, fitness equipment, a solar-powered piano and more are just part of a project to remind our community to seek balance in our lives. And to stop and enjoy our beautiful campus.
A new study by health and exercise science professor Jeff Katula, economist Michael Lawlor and a team of Wake Forest researchers shows promise for effective lower-cost diabetes prevention programs. The results appear online in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.
March 18th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University students will host the 8th Annual Wake ‘N Shake dance marathon on Saturday, March 23 from noon to midnight in Reynolds Gym on the Reynolda Campus. More than 1,000 students are expected to participate in the twelve-hour marathon with a goal of raising $130,000 for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund. Wake N’ [...]