Wake Forest University has named Scott W. Klein, professor and chair of the English department, as the artistic director of the Secrest Artists Series, a signature performing arts series at Wake Forest University. The Secrest Artists Series has a long and distinguished history of presenting, to the campus of Wake Forest and to the surrounding [...]
August 20th, 2013 | Media Advisory
August 19th, 2013 | Media Advisory
More than 1,200 first-year students from 43 states and around the world will move into Wake Forest residence halls on Thursday, Aug. 22. Students begin moving into their rooms on the south side of campus at 8 a.m. First-year students from Winston-Salem, N.C., to Shenzhen, China, are available for interviews. Follow the excitement of move-in, the joy of learning new [...]
A team of Wake Forest computer scientists hosted the second Google-sponsored CS4HS workshop for local middle school and high school teachers. The goal: teach educators the basics of computer programming and how to apply computational thinking to all aspects of education.
“It was a dark and stormy night.” This is how Janna Raley started her mathematical economics paper. Surprised? So was her professor. But, writing the assignment in the form of a children’s book led to an article published in an academic journal.
The Hybrid Sterling Energy Generator (HySterE) panel is one of the world’s first combined photovoltaic and thermal collection generators. Developed by researchers at Wake Forest, it could transform how we use the sun’s energy.
Senior Lizzie Woods spent 10 weeks researching 20th century censorship and the Hollywood Production Code. Originally interested in book censorship, Woods found herself intrigued by the film and soon learned that during the 1930s, film censorship was getting stricter while books were more becoming more obscene.
August 5th, 2013 | Media Advisory
Wake Forest University researchers have developed one of the first combined solar/thermal energy generators. This new generation of solar power will get its start on the roof of Hanes Middle School this week. Researchers will work with 6th through 8th graders enrolled in Hanes Middle School’s “Power Up! Summer Camp” to assemble one of the [...]
August 4th, 2013 | Admissions
It’s as predictable as the changing seasons. Every fall, first-year Wake Forest students make their way across county lines, state borders and even oceans to begin their experience with “Mother So Dear.” More than 1,200 first-year students from 43 states and around the world will call Wake Forest home. Use these maps to see the [...]
The amphibious mangrove rivulus is an extraordinary fish. It can survive out of the water for up to 66 days. Ph.D. student Benjamin Perlman is shedding new light on how the 3-inch rivulus moves across the ground once it gets there.
August 1st, 2013 | Media Advisory
The unemployment rate is expected to tick down from 7.6 to 7.5 percent—hardly an encouraging sign that job opportunities are increasing. What can those looking for jobs and those in stagnant careers do while waiting for the economy to pick up? The unemployment rate is in a holding pattern and so is your career. Will [...]