The WFU Recognitions and Awards brief celebrates milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest University.
Two of Wake Forest University’s most popular academic summer programs have hosted nearly 650 high school students this year — meeting a growing desire among high school juniors and seniors for a taste of the college experience.
July 21, 2016 | Faculty
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the league’s board of governors may soon make an announcement regarding Charlotte’s status as the host city for the 2017 All-Star Game. Sports economist Todd McFall, assistant teaching professor of economics at Wake Forest University, is available to comment on the likelihood of a move and its effects.
Daniel Kim-Shapiro, director of the Translational Science Center and a professor of physics at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., has conducted groundbreaking research about the health properties of beetroot juice for more than 10 years. He can discuss how the human body converts the chemical nitrite found in beets into nitric oxide to regulate blood flow, fueling athletes for peak performance.
July 18, 2016 | Faculty
Bill Leonard, James and Marilyn Dunn Chair of Baptist Studies at the Wake Forest University School of Divinity and an expert on contemporary American religious life, can comment on the role evangelical voters will play in the election and what religious issues are likely to matter most at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.